Taining Global Geopark is located in Taining County, the northwest part of Fujian Province. It lies in 116°45'00" to 117°18'11" E, and 26°37'26" to 27°05'35" N. The Geopark covers an area of 492.5 km2, and comprises four scenic areas, Zhukou, Big Golden Lake, Dabu, and Jinrao Mountain, plus a tour to ancient Taining City. The Geopark has a number of geological formations and is characterized by the Danxia landform, together with granite, volcanic, and tectonic landscapes. The natural ecological environment of Taining Geopark has kept very well. In addition, there are a number of wonderful man made features in the area. The combination of these geological and man-made features makes the area an attractive and comprehensive geopark.
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