Icicles hang from branches at a wetland of Heihe River in Zhangye City, northwest China’s Gansu Province, Oct 29, 2016.
Gansu province is also called Long or Gan for short. It is one of the cradles of Chinese culture.
The province has 14 cities, with a population of 25.53 million by 2012, mainly including ethnic groups of Han, Hui, Tibetan, Dongxiang, Mongolian, Tu, Yugur and Baoan.
The Gansu province has exchanges with many sates and cities around the world.
Arts and traditions
Gansu Provincial Museum Located in Lanzhou City, the Gansu Provincial Museum is the biggest comprehensive museum in the province.