With the world famous Shaolin Temple as the symbol of China, Henan has long been the birth place of Chinese civilization with abundant history. Henan locates in the middle of north China. It is the biggest province in China both in terms of land area and population. Except Shaolin Temple, there are many other sites with authentic ancient Chinese culture to be explored. For those who are fancinated by oriental culture and history of China, Henan is more like a natural history museum. Among which, Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, Longmen Grottos in Luoyang and Pingyao Ancient Town are the most famous and magnificent.

Henan Facts

Name: Henan (河南)
Altitude: 100 M (328 FT)
Population: 93.88 million
Area: 1.67 million km2
MainAttractions: Dengfeng Shaolin Temple, Luoyang Longmen Grottoes, Pingyao Ancient Town, Guoliang Village
Location: North of China (View on smap)

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