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- (geography) Dali (大理古城), a small town (now a major tourist destination) in Yunnan, China.
- (geography) Xiaguan (大理市), the larger nearby seat of government and industrial center which grew up along the roads to the old town.
- (historical geography) Dali Kingdom (大理國), a medieval state controlled from the old town.
- (historical geography) Dali Prefecture (大理府), the hinterland controlled by the old town under imperial China.