Sichuan Province is located in the Upper Yangtze Valley in the southwest part of the country, Chengdu is the capital city. It covers an area of 486,000 square kilometers and a total population of 83.41 million.
It is bordered by the provinces of Gansu and Shaanxi to the north, Guizhou and Yunnan to the south, the Tibetan Autonomous Region to the west, Qinghai to the northwest, and Chongqing Municipality to the east.
Sichuan is a major province for tourist attractions with beautiful natural scenery, a long history and civilization, and unique ethnic customs. It has 5 world heritage sites, including 3 World Natural Heritage Sites (Jiuzhaigou, Huanglong, Giant Panda Habitat), 1 World Cultural and Natural Heritage (Emeishan-Leshan Giant Buddha), and 1 World Cultural Heritage (Qingcheng Mountain-Dujiangyan).