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Henan Province Travel Guide
Henan, also known as Yu for short, It lies in the mid-lower reach of the Yellow River in China. The province covers an area of over 160,000 square kilometers. It is populated by Han, Hui, Manchu, Mongolian and other ethnic groups totaling 92,560,000 people. the capital of province is Zhengzhou City.

The name of the province Henan comes from its geographic location. Henan means 'the south of the river', indicating that Henan lies south of China's Yellow River. Henan is surrounded by mountains in southwest and northwest. It has boundless plain in the east. The ancient Huanghe River runs eastward in northern Henan. The mineral resources are amongst the most abundant in China. Mainly, there is coal, petroleum, natural-gas, aluminum and molybdenum.

Henan Location in Chinamap



Weather & Temperature
Henan has a humid warm-temperate climate. Dry and windy in winter and spring, the province is hot and rainy in summer and bakes in strong sunlight during the autumn months. Rainfall averages about 600-1000 millimeters increasing from north to south, as does the annual temperature which increases from about 12.8C in the north to 15.5C in the south.

China Photos - Longmen Grottoes in Luoyang, China

Travel in Henan
The Province has rich tourist resources with beautiful landscape and many places of interest, such as the Songshan Mountain -one of the five famous mountains in China between Zhengzhou and Luoyang.
Shaolin Temple - the most famous Buddhist temple in China and the largest of the Songshan range.
Longmen Grottoes, famous for its grand treasure trove of Chinese Buddhist statues in Luoyang.

Majoy Tourist City
Henan has 13 cities such as Zhengzhou, Luoyang, Anyang, and Kaifeng, two regions of Zhoukou and Zhumadian, 25 county-level cities, and 91 counties.

Luoyang City has been the capital of nine dynasties since the time of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770BC-221BC). There are many historical sites to be viewed in Luoyang as well as the opportunity to purchase replicas of the famed Tang three-glaze horses

Kaifeng City is one of the ancient capitals, also boasts the following buildings worthy of a visit: Iron Pagoda (Tie Ta) of the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Dragon Pavilion (Long Ting) - site of imperial palace of the Song and Jin dynasties - and the 1400-year-old Xiangguo Temple which is one of the most famous Buddhist temples in China.

Welcome to Henan
In recent years, Henan has seen a rapid development in tourism thanks to its advantageous tourist resources. It has improved its tourist service facilities for transportation, sightseeing, accommodation, food, shopping and recreation. - Just to explore the Henan for yourself!


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