(121116) -- XIAHE, Nov. 16, 2012 (Xinhua) -- A family from Bajiaocheng pose for photo in Ganjia Town of Xiahe County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Gannan in northwest China's Gansu Province, Nov. 14, 2012. The thousand-year-old Bajiaocheng, or literally Eight Angles City, is named after its city walls with mounds on eight directions. It used to play a significant role in the Silk Road. At present, it serves as habitat for over 90 households of Han and Tibetan ethnic groups. (Xinhua/Huang Wenxin) (mp)
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