collective name of six areas of Danxia landform inscribed on the World Heritage Site

China Danxia is a natural world heritage site, composed of 9 components in various parts of China.



The Danxia landform is red sandstone cliffs that have been shaped by tectonic uplift and erosion. Reportedly unique to central, eastern and southern China, 9 of the best examples of such landforms were listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site in 2010.


Map of China Danxia
  • 1 Chishui - West Section.
  • 2 Chishui - East Section.
  • 3 Taining - North Section.
  • 4 Taining - South Section.
  • 5 Langshan.
  • 6 Danxiashan, Shaoguan, Guangdong.    
  • 7 Longhushan: Longhushan Section.    
  • 8 Longhushan: Guifeng Section.
  • 9 Jianglangshan.    

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