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Chongqing Municipality

Standing at the junction of the Changjiang (Yangtze) River and Jialing River in the southeastern part of Sichuan Basin, Chongqing is the newly established municipality directly under the Central Government, and the largest industrial city in Southwest China. It is also the hub of communications and famous tourist destination of that area.The city borders on Hubei, Hunan, Guizhou, Sichuan and Shaanxi Provinces. Area: about 82400 km'.

Chongqing has an uneven terrain consisting of mountainous areas, hilly lands and basins, with the Changjiang River flowing through it from west toeast.

It enjoys a subtropic humid monsoon climate. Affected by its particular terrain, the temperature is higher than that of the areas in the middle and lower reaches of the Changjiang River. The annual mean temperature is 13 - 18C', but the highest temperature can reach 43.8C'

Richly endowed by nature, it possesses a great number of famous scenic spots and historic sites. Three Gorges of the Changjiang River, Mt. Jinyun, Mt.Simian are the national major famous scenic areas. Moreover, Baiheliang Stone Fish Inscriptions in Fuling, "The Capital of Hell",Dazu Stone Inscriptions,Taibai Crag in Wanzhou, the Lesser Three Gorges of the Daning River, etc, are all well-known scenic sites.

Hot pickled mustard greens, pomelo in Liangping and bamboo woven articles in Dazu, etc, are all famous specialities in Chongqing.


 

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