Chongqing of China. Located in the south-east Sichuan basin,
Chongqing is a municipality
directly under the Central Government, and is China's important
industrial base, with an area of 23,114 square kilometers and a population
of 30 million.
Chongqing City's main topography is
hilly land sloping from the south and north towards the Yangtze River valley. It has the
sub-tropical climate, with an annual average temperature of 18 degree
Celsius, rainfall of 1,100 millimeters, and a frost-free period of 320-340
days. It's well known for foggy weather. It abounds in coal, iron, natural
gas, gypsum, limestone and water resources.
industries are machinery, metallurgy, chemicals, foodstuff and textiles.
Chongqing holds an important
position in China in aluminum
processing, machine tool and instrument manufacturing and inland-water
shipbuilding. In agriculture, it produces large quantity of rice, grapes,
peanuts, sugarcanes, tobacco, oranges, silk-cocoons and pigs.
Chongqing is the largest
commercial center and land and water communication hub in South-West China. The
Chongqing is the biggest in
the upper reaches of the Yangtze River.
Known as a
Chongqing was constructed on
the mountain slopes and along the riversides. It has a long history and
numerous scenic spots and historical sites. It's renowned in particular for
gardens with unique beauty.
administration provided eforts
City into a modern
metropolis with the largest foreign market oriented industrial base in West China.