Nuorilang Waterfall

Nuorilang Waterfall (simplified Chinese: 诺日朗瀑布; traditional Chinese: 諾日朗瀑布; pinyin: Nuòrìlǎng pùbù), also spelled as Norilang Waterfall, [2] is a waterfall located in the middle of Jiuzhaigou, [3] Sichuan Province,[4] 2365 meters in elevation, 320 meters wide[5] and 24.5 meters high. It is one of the large calcified waterfalls in China.[6]

Nuorilang Waterfall
LocationSichuan, China[1]
TypeCalcified waterfall
Total height24.5 meters

In the noun "Nuorilang Waterfall", "Nuorilang" is the transliteration of the Tibetan,[7] which means "majestic and sublime or male god" in Tibetan.[8]

Damaged by an earthquakeEdit

After the 2017 Jiuzhaigou earthquake, Nuorilang Waterfall was severely damaged, and it was only left with a trickle of water. [9]


As of August 2019, Nuorilang Waterfall has recovered well. At present, it is still the widest waterfall in China.[10]


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  3. ^ "Jiuzhaigou, a fairyland on earth, is so beautiful that you can't help yourself". Duowei News. 2015-05-05.
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  5. ^ "Sichuan: Jiuzhaigou golden autumn beauty drunk tourists". People's Daily. 2015-10-25.
  6. ^ "Nuorilang Waterfall was destroyed by the earthquake". Nanyang Siang Pau. Aug 11, 2017.
  7. ^ "Jiuzhaigou: Nuorilang Waterfall". 2015-10-25.
  8. ^ "Nuorilang Waterfall". March 5, 2003.
  9. ^ "Bionic technology helps Nuorilang Waterfall "replenish calcium"". Ta Kung Pao. 2019-10-04.
  10. ^ "Visit to the Jiuzhaigou Earthquake in the second anniversary". The Paper. 2019-08-09.