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China
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* Aksu Yes Outline Empty
* Aletai Yes Outline Basic info
* Ali - AKA Sengge Khambab, The prefecture capital, a small town of no interest for the tourist, other than to stock up on supplies and have a hot shower.
* Anshan (鞍山; Ānshān) - third largest city in the province. A heavy industry area but contains Qianshan National Park and other major tourist sites. Usable
* Anshun - tourist center and home of the Huangguoshu Waterfalls Yes Outline Basic info
* Anyang — economic and cultural center during the Shang dynasty Yes Outline Basic info
* Arxan (阿尔山; Ā'ěrshān)
* Baicheng (白城; Báichéng) Yes Outline Almost usable
* Baishan (白山; Báishān) Yes Outline Basic info
* Baoding Yes Outline Empty
* Baoji Yes Outline Almost empty
* Baoting - toward the South, in the hills Yes Outline Almost empty
* Baotou (包头; Bāotóu) Yes Outline Almost usable
* Bayan Nur (巴彦淖尔; Bā​yàn​nào​'ěr​) Yes Outline Basic info
* Bayanhot (巴彦浩特; Bā​yàn​hào​tè​) Yes Outline Almost empty
* Bayi Yes Outline Basic info
* Beihai (北海) - on the coast Yes Usable
* Beijing Yes Usable
* Bengbu Yes Outline Basic info
* Benxi (本溪; Běnxī) - once a heavily polluted industrial town but now cleaned up. Contains Benxi Water Caves National Park. Yes Outline Basic info
* Benzilan — located in Diqing Prefecture Yes Outline Almost usable
* Binzhou Yes Outline Empty
* Bo'ao - on the East coast Yes Outline Almost usable
* Burqin Yes Outline Basic info
* Chamdo - the prefectural capital. Yes Outline Almost empty
* Changchun (长春; Chángchūn) — subprovincial city and capital of Jilin Province. Yes Usable
* Changde - A city bordering the west side of Dongting lake Yes Outline Almost usable
* Changsha - capital of Hunan. Yes Usable
* Changshu
* Changzhi
* Changzhou
* Chaoyang (朝阳; Cháoyáng)
* Chaozhou
* Chengde
* Chengdu - the capital of Sichuan has 2,000 years of history, the southeastern part is encircled by small mountains and to the north east is Chengdu Campagna.
* Chenggong
* Qiemo
* Chifeng (赤峰; Chìfēng)
* Chongqing Municipality is administratively separate, but culturally and historically still Sichuanese. See List of Chinese provinces and regions.
* Chongwu, a lovely old walled town, with excellent beaches nearby, near Quanzhou
* Chongzuo (崇左) -
* Dali
* Dalian (大连; Dàlián) - sub-province-level port city, and popular holiday destination. Formerly Japan and Russia at different times.
* Damzhung - A busy transport oriented town, with lots of restaurants and shops, it's the closest town with public transport to Nam Tso (lake). You can usually arrange a jeep to the lake here, or trek to the lake from here in two or three days.
* Dandong (丹东; Dāndōng) - border city with North Korea
* Daqing - a city famed for the nearby oilfields
* Datong — home of the Yungang Grottoes (UNESCO World Heritage Site).
* Dege - home to an amazing Tibetan library.
* Deqin — the capital of Diqing Prefecture
* Detian
* Dezhou
* Dongguan - center for the garment trade, between Guangzhou and Shenzhen
* Dongsheng (东胜; Dōng​shèng)
* Dongying
* Dram - town located at Nepal border
* Drongpa
* Dunhuang - Buddhist grottoes, colossal treasure trove
* Ergun (额尔古纳; É'ěrgǔnà)
* Erlian (二连浩特; Èr​lián​hào​tè​)
* Fenghuang - A beautiful historic city closed by the river
* Fengzhen (丰镇; Fēngzhèn)
* Foshan - industrial city near Guangzhou, to the southwest
* Funing - near the border to Guizhou
* Fushun (抚顺; Fǔshùn) - several famous Chinese people have come from here including Lei Feng, making this a site of national pilgrimage.
* Fuxin (阜新; Fùxīn)
* Fuzhou, the provincial capital. Population 1.2 million in the city itself, 6.6 million for the prefecture
* Ganzhou- in the deep south of the district, rich in revolutionary sites, Ruijin is the most prestigious one.
* Ganzi - rough Tibetan town and launching point for exploring local monasteries.
* Genhe (根河; Gēnhé)
* Golmud - second largest city in Qinghai, start of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway
* Guangnan - an old trading town
* Guangzhou - the capital of the province, largest city, economic and cultural center, the prefecture includes Zengcheng, Conghua and Xinjiao
* Guilin (桂林) - popular tourist destination
* Guiyang - the capital
* Guyuan - resting place of a Maitreya Buddha which is 62 ft high
* Gyantse - the fourth largest city in Tibet. Home to a famous stupa.
* Gyatsa
* Haikou - in the North, the capital
* Hailar (海拉尔)
* Hami
* Handan
* Hangzhou - Zhejiang's capital, former capital of China, China's busiest destination for domestic tourism, famous for tea, silk and the great West Lake.
* Hanzhong
* Harbin - capital of Heilongjiang Province and a city with Russian influence and a winter snow festival
* Hefei - the capital
* Heihe - a port on the Black Dragon River facing Blagoveshchensk
* Hengshui
* Hepu - A small village on the Ganden-Samye trek.
* Heyuan (河源; Hé​yuán​) - small city sourrounded by rain forest
* Heze
* Hohhot (呼和浩特; Hūhéhàotè)
* Huai'an
* Huaihua - important railway center in western Hunan
* Huaiyang — named Chenzhou in ancient times,a famous city of long history.
* Huanggang
* Huangzhong - home of the famous Kumbum Monastery
* Huludao (葫芦岛; Húludǎo)
* Huzhou - includes the historic district of Anji
* Jiamusi
* Jiangmen - port city in the western part of Pearl River Delta, the prefecture includes Kaiping and Taishan Cities
* Jiayuguan - Fort at the western end of the Great Wall, nicknamed "Last Fort Under Heaven"
* Jieyang
* Jilin City (吉林; Jílín) — home of the Rimmed Trees of Jilin, one of the four major natural wonders of China
* Jimei, on the mainland opposite Xiamen island
* Jinan - the capital of Shandong Province.
* Jincheng
* Jingdezhen - famous for porcelain, known as "Capital of Porcelain", enjoys a great reputation in China and abroad.
* Jinghong - the capital and main airport of Xishuangbanna (when booking a plane ticket, if there is no flight to Jinghong it may be listed as Xishuangbanna instead)
* Jingzhou
* Jining (集宁; Jíníng)
* Jining
* Jinjiang, across the river from Quanzhou
* Jinning
* Jinzhong
* Jinzhou (锦州; Jǐnzhōu) - gateway to the West Liaoning Corridor
* Jiujiang - lies by the Changjiang River, famous for Lushan, a world heritage site.
* Jiuquan
* Jixi - an industrial city in the east of the province
* Jiyuan — small city home to Wulongkou Scenic Area
* Kaifeng — former capital during the Northern Song dynasty
* Kaili - gateway to the Miao and Dong minority regions
* Kangding - gateway to western Sichuan's Tibetan region.
* Karamay
* Karghilik
* Kashgar (Kashi)
* Khotan (also known as Hotan)
* Korla
* Kunming
* Kuqa
* Laiwu
* Laiyang
* Langmusi - beautiful Tibetan border town sitting in both Gansu & Sichuan, with two monasteries, horse trekking opportunities and a sky burial site.
* Langzhong - ancient town in north-east Sichuan
* Lanzhou - 2000 years of history, the capital of Gansu Province
* Ledu
* Leshan - home of the largest stone carved Buddha in the world.
* Lhasa - The only real city, is a major tourist destination, and never stops being fascinating.
* Lhatse - a minor town with little tourist interest, but important as a transportation hub as it is final destination for all public transportation in the direction of Mount Kailash and Nepal. There are a few guest houses and several shops.
* Lianyungang
* Liaocheng
* Liaoyang (辽阳; Liáoyáng) - has a number of historical sites, including the White Pagoda (Baita), that dates to the Yuan Dynasty.
* Liaoyuan (辽源; Liáoyuán)
* Lijiang — the capital of Lijiang Prefecture
* Linfen
* Linxia - colorful market town
* Linyi
* Liuzhou (柳州) - major industrial city with beautiful karst countryside
* Longsheng (龙胜) - home of the famed "Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces"
* Longxi
* Longyan in the West of Fujian, 192,000 / 2.8 million
* Longzhou (龙州) - a rural town untouched by tourism.
* Luoyang — site of the Longmen grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
* Manzhouli (满洲里; Mǎnzhōulǐ)
* Maoming
* Markham
* Mawei, Changle and Fuqing, suburbs of Fuzhou
* Meizhou (梅州; Méizhōu) - in the far northeast of Guangdong, home to the Hakka minority
* Menling
* Mohe
* Mudanjiang - gateway to Eastern Heilongjiang Province
* Nagqu - The prefecture capital of the same name. Has little of interest to the tourist, other than practicalities like restaurants, shops and a few internet cafes.
* Nanchang - the capital of Jiangxi province
* Nang Dzong
* Nangchen
* Nanjing - the capital of Jiangsu Province and capital to 6 Chinese Dynasties as well as the Republic of China.
* Nanning (南宁) - provincial capital
* Nanping up the Min river from Fuzhou, 236,000 / 3 million
* Nantong - major river port near Shanghai
* Nanyang — southern city
* Ningbo - former treaty port, clean and compact with interesting islands nearby, Putuoshan and Zhoushan.
* Ningde on the coast, North of Fuzhou, 125,000 / 3.2 million
* Nyalam - site of 'Milarepa's cave'.
* Nyingchi
* Panjin (盘锦; Pánjǐn)
* Pasho
* Pingba
* Pingdingshan — coal-mine central
* Pingliang
* Pingxiang (凭祥) - border town - gateway to/from Vietnam
* Pingyao — site of Pingyao Ancient City (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Nearby are Shuanglin Temple, Zhenguo Temple, and many Shanxi merchant family compounds.
* Pomda
* Pome
* Putian between Fuzhou and Quanzhou, 170,000 / 3.2 million
* Qingdao - the largest city, former German concession, home of Tsingtao Brewery.
* Qingtongxia - home of the 108 Dagobas
* Qingyuan (清远; Qīng​yuǎn​) - tourist city north of Pearl River Delta sourrounded by mountains
* Qinhuangdao
* Qiqihar
* Quanzhou, a historic port, 330,000 / 6.5 million
* Qujing - capital of Qujing Prefecture
* Riwoche
* Rizhao
* Ruili
* Rutok
* Ruzhou
* Sakya - a large village with an important old monastery.
* Samye. Location of the famous Samye Monastery.
* Sanjiang (三江) - scenic area, good for getting out to see the countryside. Such as to the Dong minority villages of Chengyang
* Sanmenxia
* Sanming up in the mountains, 207,000 / 2.7 million
* Sanya - in the South, main tourist destination
* Shanghai
* Shangrao - in the east, Sanqingshan Mount is listed in World Heritage Sites in 2008.
* Shangrila — also known as Zhongdian
* Shantou
* Shanwei
* Shaoguan (韶关; Sháoguān) - in the far north of Guangdong, home to an important temple
* Shaoxing - traditional Chinese cultured city
* Shaoyang - a very beautiful city of southwest Hunan.
* Shaxi
* Shelkar - launching point for the landrover trip to Qomolangma National Nature Reserve.
* Shenmu - garrison town on the Great Wall of China in the time of the Ming dynasty
* Shenyang (沈阳; Shěnyáng) - sub-province-level city, the provincial capital and Liaoning's largest city.
* Shenzhen - boom town on border with Hong Kong, SEZ
* Shihezi
* Shijiazhuang — the capital
* Shiyan
* Shizuishan - Helan Shan and Shahu Lake
* Shuangyashan (双鸭山)
* Shunde - famous for its many criss-crossing waterways, one of the most prosperous towns in the region
* Siping (四平; Sìpíng)
* Sok Dzong
* Songpan - base camp for exploring Jiuzhaigou Nature Reserve and the Amdo Tibetan culture.
* Songyuan (松原; Sōngyuán)
* Suifenhe
* Suqian
* Suzhou - famous for its classic gardens, a major tourist destination
* Tai'an
* Taiyuan — the capital city of Shanxi Province.
* Taizhou
* Tangshan
* Tashkurgan
* Tengchen
* Tianjin
* Tianshui - more Buddhist grottoes, 194 cave shrines, nicknamed "Gallery of Oriental Sculpture"
* Tieling (铁岭; Tiělǐng)
* Tingri - the closest town on the "highway" to Nepal and Mount Everest. It offers a wide, but simple choice of accommodation and is a good place to view Mount Everest. With camping equipment, it's also possible to trek to Everest back camp - a journey of about four days.
* Tongbai
* Tongchuan
* Tonghua (通化; Tōnghuà)
* Tonglia (通辽; Tōngliáo)
* Tongren - known as Rebkong in Tibetan.
* Tsamda
* Tsethang. The regional headquarters of Shannon prefecture
* Turpan
* Ulanhot (乌兰浩特; Wūlánhàotè)
* Urumqi - the capital
* Weifang
* Weihai
* Weixi
* Weizhou (涠洲岛) - volcanic island
* Wenchang (文昌市) - in the north-east coast of Hainan Island
* Wenshan - capital of Wenshan Prefecture, once known as Kaihua
* Wenzhou - major industral center, near the sea and Fujian border
* Wuhai (乌海; Wūhǎi)
* Wuhan - the capital - Spread across the Han and Yangtse Rivers
* Wuhu
* Wuwei - former garrison town on the Great Wall of China
* Wuxi - industrial city near Suzhou
* Wuyuan - central city to a series of traditional villages and charming countryside.
* Wuzhishan - in the central highlands
* Xiahe - a little piece of Tibet for those who cannot make the trek to Tibet
* Xiamen, port city and special economic zone, 700,000 / 1.3 million
* Xian - Capital city of Shaanxi Province, the start point of ancient Silk Road, most famed for its army of terracotta warriors.
* Xiangcheng- On the high-road to Yunnan
* Xiangfan
* Xianyang
* Xiaochang
* Xiaogan
* Xiapu, on the coast up North near the Zhejiang border
* Xigatse - the capital, and the only real city in the prefecture.
* Xilinhot (锡林浩特; Xī​lín​hào​tè​)
* Xining - the capital city, on the Qinghai-Tibetan Railway
* Xinlong
* Xinxiang
* Xinyu - site of the Fairy Lake
* Xuchang
* Xuzhou - Jiangsu's largest city
* Yakeshi (牙克石; Yákèshí)
* Yan'an - center of Chinese revolution in 1937, nicknamed the "Cradle of the Revolution"
* Yancheng
* Yangjiang
* Yangquan
* Yangshuo (阳朔) - famous scenic town with karst mountains, accessible from Guilin
* Yangzhou
* Yanji — in Yanbian (延边朝鲜族自治州; Yánbiān Cháoxiǎnzú Zìzhìzhōu; Korean: 옌볜조선족자치주), which is a Korean Autonomous Prefecture
* Yantai
* Yarkand
* Yichang - the gate way to Three Gorges and the location of the world's largest dam,Three Gorges Dam.
* Yichun
* Yichun - in the west of the province, the city has Mingyue Mount (Bright Moon Mount) and rich Zen Buddhism Cultures.
* Yinchuan - capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region
* Yingkou (营口; Yíngkǒu)
* Yining
* Yiwu - vibrant with Middle Eastern flavour due to large Islamic business community.
* Yizhou (宜州) - less crowded alternative to Yangshou with equally beautiful karst formations
* Yulin - garrison town on the Great Wall of China in the time of the Ming dynasty
* Yuncheng — location of Yongle Palace and Guan Di Temple.
* Yunfu (云浮; Yún​fú​) - city in the moutains northwest of Zhuhai
* Yushu - known as Jyekundo in Tibetan
* Zaozhuang
* Zhalantun (扎兰屯; Zhālántún)
* Zhangjiakou
* Zhangye - former garrison headquarters on the Great Wall of China
* Zhangzhou inland, Southwest of Xiamen, 250,000 / 4.5 million
* Zhanjiang
* Zhaoqing (肇庆; Zhào​qìng​) - famous for its fresh air and the sourrounding environment
* Zhaotong - capital of Zhaotong Prefecture
* Zhengzhou — provincial capital
* Zhenjiang - a major tourist attraction for its temples and museums
* Zhongshan - center for furniture trade, just inland of Zhuhai
* Zhongwei - trapped between the desert and the Yellow River
* Zhoukou
* Zhoushan
* Zhouzhuang
* Zhuhai - fast growing town on border with Macau, SEZ
* Zhuzhou - an important industrial city in Hunan Province and one of the five busiest railway centers in Mainland China.
* Zibo
* Zunyi - Communist pilgrimage site

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