|Jiuquan: brief description for tourists who wish to visit Jiuquan|
Jiuquan is located in the West side of Hexi Corridor. As the government of West Han Dynasty set counties, Jiuquan became one of the four Counties in Hexi. It is said that the famous general Huo Qubin had drunk wine with the warriors at this site, thus Jiuquan got its name. Jiuquan area, stretched for 680km from East to West and 550km from North to South, joint Mongolia to the North, Zhangye to the East, Qinghai to the South, and Xinjiang to the West. Have jurisdiction over 3 cities including Jiuquan, Dunhuang, Yumen and 4 counties including Anxi, Subei, Akesai, and Jinta, Jiuquan covers a total area of 191, 200 square kilometers and owns 850, 000 residents.