Qinghai Province (Qīnghǎi 青海)

Noelle O’CONNOR

One of the largest official provinces in China (about twice the size of Germany), Qinghai is home to the world’s highest plateau, China’s largest inland lake, and the famous monastery Taer. Despite its harsh climate, the province is inhabited by a broad population including Tibetans, Chinese Muslims, and Kazakh and Mongol minorities.

A remote province in western China, Qinghai (Blue Sea) has a population that includes Han Chinese and Tibetans, as….

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