The Maiji located at the Gansu Province Tianshui southeast the approximately 45 kilometers place, is in our country Qinling sierra west end small Mt. Longshan's high peak, Shan Gaozhi 142 meters, but the mountain shape is unusual, the butte rises, just likes a wheat-straw stack, the people then call it the Maiji. The mountain peak southwest is the sheer precipice, the rock cave opens cutting on the cliff, some are apart from the mountain base 20-30 meters, some amount to 70-80 meters. Opens cutting hundred and thousand of caverns on the so high and precipitous cliff and the image of Buddha, in our country's rock cave is rare. Surroundings Shan Qilin is strongly fragrant, brook Shi Lianying, the fine scenery, has name of the small south of Yangzi River, is known as “crown of the Qin forest and mountain streams” the fine reputation. the Maiji rock cave approximately founds from 16 country Latter Qin Kingdom time, after western qin, Northern Wei Dynasty, Western Wei Dynasty, Northern Zhou Dynasty, Sui, Tang, Song, Yuan, bright, clear each generation, the lasted 1600 remaining years of life, have open cutting unceasingly and restore. East because of all previous dynasties earthquake's reason, middle the cliff avalanche downcast, then naturally divides into the cliff the cliff and west the cliff two parts. Cavern existing serial number 194.
Old is Yongzhou Gansu provincial capital Lanzhou. Located in the upper Yellow River, located in the geographical center of China, between latitude 32 ° 31 '~ 42 ° 57', longitude 92 ° 13 '~ 108 ° 46' between. It is the east, Shaanxi, Qinghai, Sichuan controlled South, West Hill Xinjiang, brief Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, is the ancient Silk Road of the key sections of land and gold, and with the Mongolian border, it was like a magnificent gem, set in central China the Loess Plateau, Qinghai and Inner Mongolia plateau, something more than 1,600 kilometers meandering, aspect 453,700 square kilometers, accounting for 4.72% of the total area. Population 26 million (968 million in 1949), Han, Hui, Tibetan, Dongxiang, Yugu, Baoan, Mongolian, Kazak, Tu, Salar, Manchu and other ethnic groups. Among them, the Dongxiang, Yugur, Bonan is a minority of Gansu.