Organization UNESCO included in UNESCO World Heritage rice terraces Honghe Hani, located in the Chinese province of Yunnan. The total number of UNESCO sites in China rose to 45.
Rice terraces carved by hand on hillsides considered manmade wonder of human civilization. By their structure, they are samooroshayuscheysya system arranged so that the upper layer of soil in which rice and growing, not washed out with water. The age of these terraces is about 1,300 years.