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Gansu ({{#invoke:Zh|Zh}}) is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the northwest of the country.

It lies between the Tibetan and Huangtu plateaus, and borders Mongolia, Inner Mongolia, and Ningxia to the north, Xinjiang and Qinghai to the west, Sichuan to the south, and Shaanxi to the east. The Yellow River passes through the southern part of the province.

Gansu has a population of 26 million (as of 2009) and covers an area of {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}}. The capital is Lanzhou, located in the southeast part of the province.


Gansu sections
Intro  Name   History    Geography    Administrative divisions    Anti-desertification project   Politics   Economy    Demographics    Languages    Culture    Tourism    Space launch center    Postage stamps   Education  Natural resources   See also   Notes  References   External links   

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