Cities of China

Introducing the cities of China through personal reminiscences, interesting facts, and a time-lapse video.

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Yinchuan!

You can find Hui people in many provinces in China but most live in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous region in northwestern China. Yinchuan is the capital city of Ningxia.

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Lanzhou!

It would be a stretch to say that I have been to the city of Lanzhou, capital of Gansu Province. I can, however, claim to have been through it.

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Zhengzhou!

For tragic reasons, the world has become familiar with the Chinese city of Zhengzhou this week. Torrential rain dropped a year’s worth of rain in four days, causing devastating floods that have killed dozens and left millions homeless.

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Hong Kong!

The city of Hong Kong has a special place in the hearts of quite a few of us on the ChinaSource team.

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Changchun!

One of the fascinating things about living in Changchun during the 1990s was watching the turbo-charged development that took place beginning in 1992.

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Hohhot!

Originally developed as a garrison town by the Qing rulers to establish and maintain their control over the region, Hohhot is now a thriving city of close to three million.

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Xi’an!

How I spent my first Christmas holiday in China.

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Guiyang!

A look at China's "Big Data Valley."

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Hefei!

The capital of Anhui province—a view from the sky and lots of reasons to vist.

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Tianjin!

A city in the shadow of Beijing—but well worth a visit.