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Sichuan

Sichuan, known as “Bashu” in ancient times, has a population of more than 81 million people. The province has a deep history and magnificent culture. Sichuan’s numerous heritage resources include historic irrigation works, folk houses of the ancient town, former residences of celebrities, temples of Buddhism and Taoism, carvings, paintings and modern art museums spanning through prehistorical times, the Three Kingdom Period, Han, Tang, Earlier Shu and Latter Shu, Ming, and Qing Dynasties. 

The Golden Sunbird unearthed at Jinsha is identified as the symbol of Chinese cultural relics. According to the historical records, as one of the largest ethnic provinces in China Sichuan has been the cradle for dozens of ethnical groups which inhabited and multiplied here. 

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