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The reporter learned from the Gansu Provincial Aviation Travel Group that Zhangye Danxia National Geopark has been successfully promoted to the "UNESCO Global Geopark" recently after it was promoted to a national 5A-level tourist scenic spot early this year."
On July 7th, the 209th meeting of the UNESCO Executive Board was held in Paris, France. The 15 new UNESCO Global Geopark projects in the world were decided by the nomination decision of the fourth statutory meeting of the UNESCO Global Geopark Council Approved. With the colored hills Zhangye Danxia National Geopark), Binggou Danxia and Jiuquan Ophiolite Set as the core of the declaration, the Zhangye Geopark in Gansu Province was officially approved as a UNESCO World Geopark and successfully upgraded to the "United Nations" UNESCO World Geopark."
Zhangye Danxia National Geopark is the only Danxia landform and colorful hilly landscape complex in China. It is an important basis for studying paleo-climatic and geological changes on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and Qilian Mountains. The scientific research value and extremely high tourism development value. The scenic area enjoys the "Top Ten Wonderful Geographical Wonders of the World" "One of the 22 most memorable landscapes in the world" and "One of the 25 dream travel destinations in the world" "One of the 30 most beautiful places in China" "China "The most beautiful location" awards.