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Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Sichuan province

Huanglong (Simplified Chinese: 黄龙; Traditional Chinese: 黃龍; pinyin: Huánglóng) is a scenic and historic interest area in Songpan County in the northwest part of Sichuan, China.

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Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area Location

Huanglong (Simplified Chinese: 黄龙; Traditional Chinese: 黃龍; pinyin: Huánglóng) is a scenic and historic interest area in Songpan County in the northwest part of Sichuan, China. It is located in the southern part of the Minshan mountain range, 150 km north-northwest of the capital Chengdu.

Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area Attractions

Huanglong scenic and historic area is known for its colorful pools formed by calcite deposits, especially in Huanglonggou (Yellow Dragon Gully), as well as diverse forest ecosystems, snow-capped peaks, waterfalls and hot springs. Huanglong is also home to many endangered species including the Giant Panda and the Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey. Huanglong was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1992.


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More on Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Sichuan province

Description of Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area at the World Heritage Listing

Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area Photo Gallery

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