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Jiuquan Travel Guide

Jiuquan Guide serves as the information source to know things to do and what to see in Jiuquan. Jiuquan is located in the northwest of the Gansu province in China. The famous Silk Road stretched through the city and it had been the vital pass linking Central China with Central Asia and Europe. Jiuquan is famous as the nation's satellite launch center, has been busy with a new mission to exploit its rich wind energy resources in the hopes of becoming a global giant in the field of renewable energy. The city's name came from a legendary tale of a general Huo Qubing in Han Dynasty, who poured a jar of precious wine into a local creek in order to share the taste with his troops, in celebration of their crushing victory against Xiongnu forces. The creek was later named Jiu Quan ("Wine Spring"), which became the name of the Han prefecture established there. Enjoying a continental desert climate in temperate zone, the city is dry and seldom rainy throughout the year. The winter is chilly and summer is hot, the spring is arid. Wind blowing with sands often happens in spring and autumn. Check more details about what to do and things to see in the followings.

Jiuquan Attraction Guide – Things To Do in Jiuquan

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