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Anshun

Anshun is a prefecture-level city of Guizhou province, near the location of Huangguoshu Waterfall, the tallest in China. Within the borders of its prefecture there are attractions such as The Long Gong Dragon Caves and the Getu River; as of 2010, it had a population of 2,297,339. The city proper had a population of 765,313; the city is known for its aerospace industry. Anshun has a long history dating back to the Western Han dynasty around 200 B. C. There are two special kinds of culture which existed in this area throughout Chinese history: Tempu and Yelang; the Tianlong Tunbao town is close to Anshun city. Tunbao is a town with a long history; each one is connected with each other. The culture of Tunbao is traditional. First, the traditional clothes are special which are designed from head to foot. Second, ` Nuo' is a kind of drama; the performers hold the stage property for performing. The plots of drama are all from the legends of history. Third, local stone architectures are representative for long history of Tunbao.

Close to Anshun there is a large lake called Yelang. It is named after the famous Yelang Emperor. Yelang Emperor was the largest minority tribe in southeast of China in Western Han Dynasty, it existed for about 300 years since the Warring States. During accession of Emperor Cheng of Han, the last king of Yelang Emperor was killed. Yelang Emperor died out from on, but the off-springs of Yelang Emperor are still alive now. According to historical records, Yelang Emperor was located along Zangke River, now called Beipan River and Nanpan River. Bamboo Worship, Cow Totem and dogfight are the typical national culture signals of Yelang Emperor. Anshun's administrative area spans latitude 25° 21'−26° 38' N and longitude 105° 13'−106° 34' E and contains sizeable areas of karst formation, it borders Guiyang, the provincial capital, Qiannan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture to the east, Liupanshui to the west, Qianxinan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture to the south, Bijie to the north. Within the prefecture, the elevation ranges from 1,102 to 1,694 metres.

Anshun has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate bordering on a subtropical highland climate, tempered by its rather high altitude and having frequent rain and high humidity year-round. Winters are short and damp, while summers are warm; the monthly 24-hour mean temperature ranges from 4.5 °C in January to 22.0 °C in July, the annual mean is 14.22 °C. Over two-thirds of the annual rainfall occurs from May to August. Anshun administers one district, two counties, three autonomous counties. In addition, there are two other administrative areas: the Anshun Economic Development Zone and the national-level Huangguoshu Scenic Area. According to the Sixth National Population Census of the People's Republic of China conducted in 2010, the residence population was 2,297,339, a reduction of 34,402 from the Fifth Census in 2000; the male-female ratio was 107.34 males per 100 females. Persons aged 0–14 numbered 580,910, 15–64 numbered 1,516,977, 65+ numbered at 199,452; the urban population was 690,138.

Among the residence population, there were 1,466,833 people of Han ethnicity, with members of various other ethnic groups taking up the other 36.15%. The Guiyang–Kunming Railway and Shanghai–Kunming Railway is under construction. Anshun does have its own airport, although flights and destinations are limited from Anshun Huangguoshu Airport. Destinations are to Chongqing and Beijing's lesser Nanyuan Airport. Most travelers choose to use Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport and take a coach between there and Anshun. Additional transportation includes Shanghai–Kunming High-Speed Railway and China National Highway 320. Anshun Normal University is the largest local institution of higher education, hosting Peace Corps Volunteer TEFL teachers since 2005. Tourist attractions and landmarks in the Anshun prefecture area include: Huangguoshu Waterfall: A waterfall that can be viewed from all angles from inside the waterfall, it is the biggest waterfall in Asia. Getu River: the river is situated in a mountainous karst area.

Along the river one can find Miao villages and karst caves. It is possible to walk 2000 steps up to the Chuangshang cave where one can get a view of the whole area. Longgong Cave: The cave is situated above sea level and one has to walk 200 meters upwards to reach it. From there one can sail into the cave and experience the stalagmites and stalactites of the karst formation. There is a waterfall by the foot of the cave. Tianlong Tunbao Ming Dynasty Town: The town is situated some 25 kilometres from downtown Anshun; the name Tunbao refers to the places where the troops were stationed to guard the frontiers after putting down the riots during their southern expedition to Guizhou in the Hongwu reign of the Ming Dynasty. The citizens have stuck to their traditional customs since then; the locals still wear clothes from the Ming Dynasty and the houses are from that era. Anshun Wenmiao: This Ming Dynasty Confucian temple, situated within Anshun city, is erected to honor the famous philosopher Confucius and his disciples.

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Cloverland, Douglas County, Wisconsin

Cloverland is a town in Douglas County, United States. The population was 247 at the 2000 census; the unincorporated community of Cloverland is located in the town. Wisconsin Highway 13 serves as a main route in the community. Cloverland is located 24 miles east of the city of Superior. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 46.2 square miles, all of it land. Geographically, the Brule River divides the township in two; as of the census of 2000, there were 247 people, 94 households, 64 families residing in the town. The population density was 5.3 people per square mile. There were 111 housing units at an average density of 2.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 97.17% White, 1.21% Native American, 0.81% Asian, 0.40% from other races, 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.81% of the population. There were 94 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.9% were non-families.

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