The large city of Xining acts as one of the major gateways to the Tibetan Plateau. It is an ancient highland city on the Yellow River which offers many scenic spots and historical sites. Although the city itself has a strong Islamic flavor, as it is home to many Hui people, you will start getting a ...
Since the late 1950s, when the Liujia Gorge Dam and hydroelectric project came into operation in neighboring Gansu province, Xining has been linked by a high-tension electrical grid to both Liujia and Lanzhou. It also uses local coal from mines at Datongxian to the north. A modern woolen mill was in ...
Xining is situated in a fertile mountain basin in the valley of the Huangshui (river), a tributary of the Yellow River, that acts as a river port. The city lies about 200 km west of Lanzhou in Gansu province, on what was traditionally the main trade route from northern China into Tibet and the ...
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Emergency: Police: tel. 110;Fire:tel.119. Ambulance: tel.120 Consumer Complaint: 12315 Weather Forecast: 121 Inquiring Phone of the Railway Station: 7192222 Bank Around the west and east streets of the big crossing in Xining city center, branches of China's large banks can be easily found, including the Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Agricultural Bank of China and etc. Expats can exchange currency at the Bank of China and the office will open during 09:00-17:0 ...