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Qinghai Lake

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
Qinghai is one of the popular tourist destinations of China since old times. The name Qinghai means green lake in Chinese and is the biggest inland saltwater lake in China. The lake lies to the northeast of Qinghai Province approximately 150 kilometers from Xining at 3,200 meters above the sea level and stretches eternally into the horizon. The lake stretches over an area of 4,635 square kilometers and is 360 kilometers in its circumference.
The Qinghai lake has an abundant supply of fish, which in turn attracts large herd of birds including many migratory and rare breeds. There are also major sights on or around the lake including the Bird Island, Haixin Hill, Haixi Hill, Sand Island and Sankuaishi which means three stones.
Even though the Qinghai lake meant partial loss of its tourist profile due to urbanization, some features of its past times of splendor still remain. It also enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited places in China.

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