Honghe Hani Rice Terraces

Honghe Hani Rice Terraces are the system of Hani rice-growing terraces located in Honghe Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan, China. The terraces’ history spans around 1,200 years. Honghe Hani Rice Terraces are distributed in four counties of Honghe Prefecture, including Yuanyang CountyHonghe CountyJinping County and Lvchun County. The total area of Honghe Hani Rice Terrace measures 1,000,000 mu. The core area of the terraces is located in Yuanyang County. In 2013, the Honghe Hani Rice Terraces were listed as the 45th World Heritage Site in China, making China the second largest world heritage country, second only to Italy.