province of China
Gansu (simplified Chinese: 甘肃; traditional Chinese: 甘肅; pinyin: Gānsù; Wade–Giles: Kan-su, Kansu, Kan-suh) is a province of the People's Republic of China. The capital is Lanzhou, in the southeast part of the province.
It has an area of 454,430 km². As of 2010 about 25,575,000 people were living here; in 2018, the population is 26,257,000.
Most people of Gansu are Han Chinese.
The province is mountainous in the south but flat in the north.
The Gobi Desert lies partly in Gansu, and the Yellow River flows in the south.
It contains the geographical centre of China.
Gansu Province has a dry continental climate with cold winters and hot summers.
Gansu Wind Farm, the world's biggest wind farm on land, is located here.
- ↑ "2018年全国各省人口总数排行榜-世界人口大全-2017年 2018年". www.chamiji.com. Retrieved 2018-10-10.
- ↑ NS Energy Staff Writer (9 December 2019). "Profiling ten of the biggest onshore wind farms in the world". NSEnergyBusiness.Com. Retrieved 25 December 2021.
- Gansu Government Website Archived 2016-10-15 at the Wayback Machine