Leshan, China

Great food and a chilled out atmosphere greet the visitor to Leshan in Sichuan province. It's main attraction is the Grand Buddha. 71 metres high and carved into a cliff face 1300 years ago.
Location: located between 102 15' - 104 15' east longitude and 28 28' - 29 56' north latitude. Neighboring areas: Qinghai, Gansu, Shaanxi, Hubei, Hunan, Guizhou, and Yunnan Provinces, Tibet Autonomous Region Physical Features: located in the southwest area of Sichuan Basin with Chengdu Plain to its north; the complicated topography descending down from the southwest to the northeast featureing as hills, mountains and alluvial lan Tas
Population: 3.43 million
Urban Population: 1.11 million
Area: 12,826 sq km
Nationalities: Han, Hui, Yi and Miao
Climatic Features: mild climate with sufficient rainfall
Rivers: Ming River, Dadu River, Qinyi River
Local Highlights: Jiajiang rice paper

Sightseeing List :
Mt. Emeishan
Leshan Giant Buddha
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