As the capital of Qinghai Province, Xining is the center of political, economy, culture and transportation. With population of 2.22 billion, Xining has many ethnicities, such as Han, Zhang, Hui, Mongolian, Mang, Tu and so on. Its major religions are Islam, Buddhism, Buddhism, Taoism, and Catholicism.
Named as the Summer Paradise, Xining enjoy cool breeze while many cities heat scorching intolerable occasion in every July and August. The Heaven Waterfall in Mengda, the Canola flower sea in Qinghai Lake, the pleasant weather in Stone Gorge and many other wonderful types of scenery are making Xining an ideal tourism destination in the northwest of China.
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Located in the east of Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, the urban average altitude of Xining is 2275 meters, strong sunshine. However, in summer (July and August), it enjoy cool breeze while many cities heat scorching intolerable occasion.
The appropriate travel duration of Xining is about 3 days.