Guyuan Overview

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Guyuan (help·info) (Chinese: 固原; pinyin: Gùyuán), formerly known as Xihaigu (Chinese: 西海固; pinyin: xīhǎigù), is a prefecture-level city in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China. It occupies the southernmost section of the region, bordering Gansu province to the east, south, and due west. This is also the site of Mount Sumeru Grottoes (须弥山), which is among the ten most famous grottoes in China. The area was declared by the United Nations to be, “one of China’s most impoverished regions and one of the world’s least habitable areas for human beings.”

Guyuan has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwb), with long, cold, dry winters, and warm, rainier summers. With temperatures cooled by the elevation that exceeds 1,770 metres (5,810 ft), highs average slightly below freezing in January and reach only 25 °C (77 °F) in July. Much of the year’s precipitation is delivered from June to September.

Guyuan (Ningxia) Travel Guide introduces useful travel information of Guyuan including travel tips, attractions, top things to do, tours, transportation, weather, climate, food, restaurants, accommodation, festivals, nightlife, activities, education, shopping, photos and maps.


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