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China Province Guides

With 31 provinces in China, there’s always somewhere new to explore - and no they’re not all the same. With China’s long and complicated history, many provinces have developed their our identities, have their own ethnic groups, and are completely different from the next. You definitely can’t see them all on one trip, so read up and plan your trip accordingly!

Anhui Province Map

Anhui

Archaeological findings have shown that the Anhui Province of China had well-organized villages even during the Palae...

Beijing Province Map

Beijing

Beijing (old name Peking) is the capital city of the People’s Republic of China and is a vast bustling metropolis. It...

Chongqing Province Map

Chongqing

Chongqing Municipality in the southwestern part of Sichuan basin is the largest independently governed region in Chin...

Fujian Province Map

Fujian

Lying on the south-eastern coast of China is the multi-cultural Fujian Province. In ancient times there were many eth...

Gansu Province Map

Gansu

Located on the upper reaches of the Yellow River is the northwestern Gansu Province of China. It has a strategic loca...

Guangdong Province Map

Guangdong

Sharing borders with Macau and Hong Kong is the beautiful Chinese province of Guangdong. This southeastern coastal pr...

Guangxi Province Map

Guangxi

The southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in China is well-known for its spectacular natural rock formations. It ...

Guizhou Province Map

Guizhou

Guizhou Province of China, also known as Qian, has a unique and mystic quality that attracts tourists from different ...

Hainan Province Map

Hainan

Termed as the “Hawaii of the East”, the pear-shaped Hainan Island is the southernmost province of China and a tropica...

Hebei Province Map

Hebei

Literally meaning “north of the river”, the province of Hebei is aptly named. It lies to the north of the Yellow Rive...

Heilongjiang Province Map

Heilongjiang

Famous for its Ice and Snow Festival, the Heilongjiang Province in China is a cold region in the farthest northeast. ...

Henan Province Map

Henan

Termed as the “breadbasket of China”, the Henan Province lies in the fertile Yellow River basin. Since very ancient t...

Hubei Province Map

Hubei

Referred to as the “land of one thousand lakes”, the Hubei Province is as much endowed with natural beauty as it is w...

Hunan Province Map

Hunan

Well-known as the birthplace of Mao Zedong, the Chairman of China’s Communist Party, Hunan Province has great histori...

Inner Mongolia Province Map

Inner Mongolia

The Nei Mongol Autonomous Region, also called Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is a vast area located in the north of...

Jiangsu Province Map

Jiangsu

On the East coast of China, where the mighty Yangtze River meets the Yellow Sea, lies the picturesque Jiangsu Provinc...

Jiangxi Province Map

Jiangxi

With a 1,000-year-old history of producing the most delicate and exquisite porcelain, the Jiangxi Province in China i...

Jilin Province Map

Jilin

Known as Manchuria in ancient times, the Jilin Province was a prominent business and trading zone. Jilin is situated ...

Liaoning Province Map

Liaoning

From the Paleontological times till the present day urbanization, Liaoning Province has had a long and colorful histo...

Ningxia Province Map

Ningxia

Ningxia Province is the smallest and least discovered regions of China. It has a rich diversity of landscapes, cultur...

Qinghai Province Map

Qinghai

Serenity and ancient Buddhist culture define the Qinghai Province located in the northwest regions of China. It lies ...

Shaanxi Province Map

Shaanxi

Archaeological exhibits at the Shaanxi Historical Museum in Xi’an, China show evidence that the region was inhabited ...

Shandong Province Map

Shandong

The Chinese province of Shandong is best known for the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tai Shan or Mount Tai. The regio...

Shanghai Province Map

Shanghai

Considered the financial hub of China, the city of Shanghai is the second largest metropolis in the country. Often ca...

Shanxi Province Map

Shanxi

Shanxi Province in China is synonymous with tourism due to its variety of natural and man-made tourist attractions. S...

Sichuan Province Map

Sichuan

With a population of 87 million, the Sichuan Province of China is a good mix of diverse ethnicities. The people are m...

Tianjin Province Map

Tianjin

The Tianjin port city is located in the north-eastern regions of China. It is divided into two parts with distinct ch...

Tibet Province Map

Tibet

Considered the “roof of the world”, the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China (also called Tibet or Xizang) consists of ...

Xinjiang Province Map

Xinjiang

On the surface, the Xinjiang Province of China looks like a vast land of harsh mountains and deserts. In reality, it ...

Yunnan Province Map

Yunnan

Yunnan is one of the most idyllic provinces of China. It has a varied landscape of tall snowy mountain peaks, picture...

Zhejiang Province Map

Zhejiang

Located in the eastern coastal region of China is the prosperous Zhejiang Province. Its history dates back to 7,000 y...