|Chinese name||['four' 'river']|
|Main Industries||agriculture, mining|
Sichuan (Four rivers) Province is an important and interesting Province. It is surrounded by mountain ranges that form a natural basin. It is a large province, about the size of France and with a much higher population. Known as the 'rice bowl' of China it very heavily farmed with every precious parcel of land under cultivation. The warm climate and access to water from its many rivers make irrigation easy. The Sichuan (Szechwan in Wade Giles) cuisine is widely praised for its use of chilli and spices.
Grave goods found in hanging coffins of Bo people - middle Ming dynasty
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