Day 6 clues

Hawke's Bay Today - - LOCAL NEWS -

Q16.

More than 60 mil­lion peo­ple live here. When the Manchu Qing Dy­nasty came to power in 1644 AD, this area be­came sim­ply known as “Di­rectly Ruled”. A twen­ti­eth Cen­tury earth­quake killed 240,000 peo­ple. An ap­pari­tion of the Vir­gin Mary re­ported to have oc­curred here in 1900 AD. A high Catholic pop­u­la­tion. China’s old­est stand­ing bridge and the world’s old­est openspan­drel stone bridge found here. Iden­tify this area and elim­i­nate from your search.

Q17.

More than 50 mil­lion peo­ple and over 40 eth­nic groups. Has a glass bot­tom sus­pen­sion bridge 300 me­ters long. The Cap­i­tal City in 1904 opened to for­eign trade as a re­sult of a 1903 Treaty. Along­side Han, Tu­jia is the next largest eth­nic mi­nor­ity here. Yale China As­so­ci­a­tion started a Col­lege here. A fa­mous cop­per pil­lar here erected in AD 940 weigh­ing 2500 kgs. Iden­tify this area and elim­i­nate from your search.

Q18.

This area has more than 30 mil­lion peo­ple. Some­times called the “Bridge Cap­i­tal” in China. March 14th, 1997 an im­por­tant date here. His­tory dates back to the Ba Kingdom. Was China’s de facto Cap­i­tal at one time. Iden­tify this lo­ca­tion and elim­i­nate from your search area. For more in­for­ma­tion and the daily clues, visit https:// thea­maz­ingchi­nafac­er­ace.nz/ or face­book.com/thea­maz­ingchi­nafac­er­ace

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