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Commemorative stamps issued for UN listing of China's Grand Canal (1/4)

2014-06-23 15:22 Ecns.cn Web Editor:Yao Lan

Commemorative stamps and envelopes featuring paintings of China's Grand Canal are issued on June 23, 2014 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. The postal products are issued to celebrate the south-north canal’s winning of world heritage status granted by the UN cultural agency UNESCO on June 22, 2014. The 1,794-kilometer Grand Canal, linking Beijing and Hangzhou, is the longest artificial waterway in the world and runs through eight provincial areas involving 35 cities. [Photo: China News Service/ Li Chenyun]

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