China’s 400-year-old Wengding village consumed by flames

By Published March 2, 2021

Fire swept through the 400-year-old village of Wengding in southwest China on February 14, 2021, almost obliterating the historic site in Yunnan province. In all, 107 homes of the Wa ethnic minority were destroyed, leaving just four houses in the traditional village.

Creative Director Darren Long
Edited by Dan Bland

Sources: Traditional Chinese Village Digital Museum, 《云南民居》北京大学聚落研究小组,云南省城乡规划设计研究院 著, Mapcreator

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