Editor's Note- 5-Part Special Grand Beauty of Qinghai

Named after Qinghai Lake, the largest inland salt - water lake in China, Qinghai Province is located in the north-eastern part of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau in western China.Visitors are not only fascinated by the traditional festivities of different minority ethnic groups, but also by their unique cultures and folk traditions.

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Grand Beauty of Minority Culture

Qinghai is inhabited by many ethnic groups of people, of whom, the population of minority groups accounts for 2.54 million. Furthermore, the area of autonomous prefectures for minority groups accounts for 98% of the total area of Qinghai Province.

Grand Beauty of Species

The province is home to 411 species of vertebrates. Of the wild plants discovered, some 1,000 have economic value, and 680 are medicinal herbs. Of the wild animals, 21 kinds are under first-class state protection, 53 are under second-class state protection, 36 are under provincial protection, and 22 have been listed in the International Trade Convention on Endangered Wild Animals and Plants, Appendixes I and II.

Grand Beauty of Travelling Spots

Snow-covered mountains, icy peaks, deserts, vast pastures and sparkling lakes mesmerize its visitors, while flocks of rare birds and animals dot this unique and colorful natural landscape.