Henan province—Capital: Zhengzhou


Henan, also known as Yu for short, is located on the hin terland of the Central Plain, a long the middle and lower reaches of the Huanghe (Yellow) River in China. The majority of the province is to the south of Huanghe, hence its name. Zhengzhou is the capital. Henan has 13 cities such as Zhengzhou, Luoyang, Anyang, and Kaifeng, two regions including Zhoukou and Zhumadian, 25 county-level cities, and 91 counties, with an area of 160, 000 square kilometers and a population of 90.27 million. Henan is surrounded by mountains in southwest and northwest. It has boundless plain in the east. The ancient Huanghe River runs eastward in northern Henan.
Henan has rich tourist resources with beautiful landscape and many places of interest, such as Mt. Agong at the juncture of Henan and Hubei, Mt. Songshan - one of the five famous mountains in China between Zhengzhou and Luoyang; Mount Yuntai in Xiuwu,Mt.Shiren Natural Scenic Area in Lushan, the Waterfall Cave in Tongbai and Qixian, the Hundred Springs in Huixian, Nanwan Lake in Xinyang, and the Huanghe Scenic Area in Sanmenxia and Kaifeng, to the only a few.
Henan is located at the juncture of the Jing-Guang and Long-Hai railways and national highways. Planes and trains shuttle between Zhengzhou and major cities, such as Beijing, Shenyang, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xi'an, and the rest parts of Henan.
In recent years, Henan has seen a rapid development in tourism thanks to its advantageous tourist resources. It has improved its tourist service facilities for transportation, sightseeing, accommodation, food, shopping and recreation.
The people of Henan are always ready to welcome friends from all parts of the world!