Rice terraces in Yuanyang, Yunnan Province, S. China Image credit: Miltos Gikas

Worlds largest terraced paddy fields

Yuanyang County in the Yunnan Province in the southwestern part of China is well-known for its rice field terraces. Part of the area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The rice field terraces in Yunnan China are located on the southern slopes of Ailao Mountain near the Red River. This area is an excellent example of the interaction between people and nature though generations.

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