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  Chongqing: a must-see misty city
Chongqing, the nation's newest municipality, established in 1998, has been given the role of serving as a bridge between China's developed eastern coastal areas and the economically backward west regions.
The Chongqing Municipal Museum, Hongyan Revolutionary Museum (the former office of the Eighth Route Army), the cemetery of the revolutionary martyrs in the Gele Mountain (Zhazi Cave and Bais' Residence, both prisons before 1949), the former Official Residence of Jiang Kai-shek and the Residence of Zhang Zhizhong (Gui Yuan) are all worth a look.
Chongqing dishes are rich in flavour and use almost 40 different cooking methods in their preparation.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /bjweekend/2002-11-01/92056.html   (805 words)

  
  Chongqing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The population of the urban area of Chongqing proper was 12.057 million in 2005, ranking it as the 3rd largest city in China in terms of population.
Chongqing is said to be the semi-mythical State of Ba that began in 11th century BC, when the Ba people began living here until they were destroyed by the State of Qin in 316 BC.
Chongqing was the provisional capital of the government of Chiang Kai-shek during the Second Chinese-Japanese War from 1937 to 1945 and was heavily bombed by the Japanese Air Force, called "Bombing of Chongqing".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chongqing   (2059 words)

  
 Chongqing Travel Guide
Chongqing is the birthplace of the Bayu Culture.
At present, Chongqing is a municipality directly under the Central Government with the largest area, the most administrative districts and the largest population.
The central urban area of Chongqing is wedged between the Yangtze River and the Jialingjiang River, surrounded by hills and mountains.
www.chinatravel.com /chongqing/overview.htm   (273 words)

  
 Chongqing, China
Chongqing lies in the eastern part of Sichuan province, at the confluence of the Changjiang and Jialingjiang rivers.
Chongqing, also known as the ''Mountain City'', is one of the country's most important conurbations, and its mines and shipyards help to make it the political and commercial center of southwest China.
Chongqing University and other colleges mean that it is also of importance in the educational sphere.
www.planetware.com /china/chongqing-chn-cq-cq.htm   (339 words)

  
 Tourist Attractions In Chongqing, China
Chongqing City, located in the southeast section of the Sichuan Basin, where the Yangtze river and Jialing river meets, has an area of 82,300 square kilometers and a population of about 31 million.
Chongqing, known as a city in the mountains, is surrounded by waters on three sides and by the mountains on four sides.
Besides foreign visitors, local tourists Photo: Chongqing City too make their way to this city since this place is the site of the Kuomintang's wartime capital from 1938 until 1945 whereby most of the tourist attractions in Chongqing are closely related to this interesting history.
www.aguidetoasia.com /china/chongqing.php   (383 words)

  
 Chongqing hotels - Hotel in China Hotels:Guangzhou hotel,Hong kong Hotels,Shanghai hotel,Beijing hotel,macao hotel,& ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chongqing was originally the capital of the State of Ba over three thousand years.
Chongqing has also got the renown as a "mountain city" because of its buildings on hillsides and mountains surrounding the city.
The climate in Chongqing is often cloudy and misty.
www.bookchinahotel.com /Chongqing-hotels2738   (304 words)

  
 Vacation in Chongqing China with Asian Vacations, Inc.
Chongqing is located at the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, 470km from east to west and 450km from north to south.
Chongqing neighbors Hubei and Hunan in the east, and Guizhou in the south, it neighbors Sichuan in the west and Shaxi in the north.
Chongqing rich and diversified tourist facilities include over 96 travel agencies, 23 tourist hotels which are entitled to receive foreign guests, 50 other appointed institutions and units that are foreign-related, over 360 deluxe tourist coaches of various kinds, Sichuan dishes, huoguo, and over 100 local snacks.
www.vacationsinchina.com /Chongqing.html   (2391 words)

  
 Chongqing China: Chongqing China
Unlike the other three Chongqing is based in the less populated western region of China.
Supposedly Chongqing was established around the eleventh century BCE by the Ba people and by 316 BCE, the State of Quin had overrun the city.
Chongqing's climate is fairly mild compared to other parts of China.
www.chongqing.org /2008/03/chongqing-china.html   (562 words)

  
 Province View-china.org.cn
Chongqing's revenue was 39.496 billion yuan, an increase of 30.6% over the previous year.
Chongqing's weather is changeable, and the area has many species of plants and animals.
Chongqing is proud of its tourism resources, with mountains, rivers, forests, springs, waterfalls, gorges, and caves all displaying the majesty, the fantasy, the danger, and the seclusion of nature.
www.china.org.cn /english/features/ProvinceView/163947.htm   (1211 words)

  
 tour destinations chongqing intro
With a history of over 3,000 years, Chongqing, the birthplace of Ba and Yu culture is one of the least well known but most important historical cities in all of China.
The area known as Chongqing became the capital of the Ba State in the 11 century BC under the mythical King of the Yu.
By the 12th Century AD, this small city had grown in size and was renamed Chongqing, meaning "Double happiness" in Chinese.Despite the name, the city in fact has a rather turbulent past, and the residents here have spent much of their history keeping invaders out.
www.cntravel.biz /china_tour_destinations/chongqing/intro.shtml   (380 words)

  
 Chongqing. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-07
Chongqing’s industries include a large-scale integrated iron and steel complex, oil and copper refineries, motor vehicle and munitions factories, cotton and silk mills, chemical and cement plants, food-processing establishments, machine shops, paper mills, and tanneries.
The Chongqing Library and the Chongqing Municipal Museum are important cultural centers.
Chongqing was opened as a treaty port in 1891.
www.bartleby.com /65/ch/Chongqin.html   (324 words)

  
 CHONGQING China - "the City of Fog" and "the Mountain City"
Chongqing is located within southeast China's Sichuan Province but since 1997 it has been a independent metropolis under the direct jurisdiction of the Central Government.
Called Yu for short, Chongqing was established some 3000 years ago at the time of the Ba Kingdom.
Chongqing or "Chungking" was known to most of the world as heavily bombarded yet brave city.
www.china-tourism.org /yangtze/chongqing/index.html   (361 words)

  
 Chongqing
Also a municipality directly under the Central Government, Chongqing is the largest industrial and commercial center in southwest China, and a hub of land and water transportation in the upper Yangtze valley.
Chongqing is also called foggy city, for there is much fog from the end of autumn to early spring with at least 68 foggy days a year.
The port of Chongqing is the biggest in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_map/2003-09/24/content_21624.htm   (419 words)

  
 Chongqing Travel, Best Time to Visit
Chongqing is a modern city, with an ancient history spanning more than 3,000 years.
Situated in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River - at the confluence of Yangtze and Jialing Rivers, in Southwest China, Chongqing is a port city with the largest area and population in China.
Perched beside the 'Golden River' of the Yangtze River, Chongqing is the symbol of Changjiang civilization and also the cradle of Bayu culture.
www.chinatour360.com /chongqing   (454 words)

  
 Chongqing travel guide - Wikitravel
Chongqing (重庆), also spelled Chungking, is one of the most famous cities in China and capital of a provincial "muncipality" by the same name.
Chongqing city is the launching point for boat trips down the Yangtze River through the Three Gorges Dam.
Chongqing is one of four municipalities in China, large cities that are not part of a province but report directly to the national government; it is the only one not on the east coast.
wikitravel.org /en/Chongqing   (2511 words)

  
 City of Double Happiness, Chongqing, Regent Tour China
The beautiful mountain city of Chongqing is located at the juncture of the Changjiang (Yangtze River) and Jialing rivers in the southeast of China's Sichuan Basin.
Due to its prime location, Chongqing is the focal point of trade for the provinces of Sichuan, Shaanxi, Guizhou, and Yunnan as well as the Tibet Autonomous Region, but transportation can be hampered in winter by the perpetual fog which hangs over the city.
Today's Chongqing is a busy and lively commercial and cultural center of the entire upper Yangtze region and provides a wealth of attractions for visitors.
www.regenttour.com /chinaplanner/ckg/cq-glance.htm   (443 words)

  
 Market Profiles on Chinese Cities and Provinces (tdctrade.com)
Chongqing is one of the six old industrial bases of China.
Another new tendency in Chongqing is that the city is becoming a hot place attracting investment from coastal domestic enterprises which aim at expanding the western market.
Chongqing is the retail and wholesale center of southern and western China.
www.tdctrade.com /mktprof/china/mpchq.htm   (955 words)

  
 Chongqing Municipality
Chongqing municipality is expected to have an important function in the resettlement program for more than one million people who will be affected by the Three Gorges Dam Project, which is located downstream on the Yangtze River.
Water Transport - Chongqing is a major trading port on the upper Yangtze River, as well as the Jialing River and Minjiang River, which are the two major rivers converging into the Yangtze River.
Chongqing is one of the four major producers of motor vehicles and is one of the main military production bases of China.
www.accci.com.au /keycity/chongqing.htm   (1253 words)

  
 Chongqing Travel Guide, China   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chongqing rich and diversified tourist facilities include over 96 travel agencies, 23 tourist hotels which are entitled to receive foreign guests, 50 other appointed institutions and units that are foreign-related, over 360 deluxe tourist coaches of various kinds, Sichuan dishes, huoguo, and over 100 local snacks.
Chongqing neighbors Hubei and Hunan in the east, and Guizhou in the south, it neighbors Sichuan in the west and Shaxi in the north.
Chongqing Zoological Garden is situated in the western suburb of Chongqing with undulating green hills, wriggling ravines, and clear waters.
www.cnhomestay.com /city/cityguides/chongqing.htm   (4891 words)

  
 Chongqing - China city on the Yangtze is happening by Ron Gluckman
Likewise the unabashed civic pride, typical of heartland people, and altogether appropriate, since Chongqing is marked as a regional center, modeled on Chicago, an inland metropolis to serve the western frontier.
Much of Chongqing outside the city center is rural, with the same heralded terrain of Sichuan Province, from which it was sliced off in 1997 and granted independent municipal status.
Chongqing is renowned for Sichuanese cuisine, staples like Ma Po Do Fu (tofu topped with a bit of minced beef, floating in chili bean sauce) and Gong Bao Ji Ding (chicken with chili and peanuts).
www.gluckman.com /Chongqing.html   (1567 words)

  
 Yangtze River Scenic Spots: Chongqing Municipality, Yangtze River Cruise
Chongqing Municipality lies in the southwest of China; and area though which the upper reach of the Yangtze River passes from west to east.
In the year 1997 Chongqing was made one of the municipalities, and was in the direct control of the central government in 1953.
Chongqing is a popular tourism destination, with rich natural sceneries and historical relics.
www.yangtzerivertour.com /amaze_yangtze/attraction/city/chongqing   (327 words)

  
 Central Nan Ping Yuzhong Area Chongqing hotel accommodation guide
Chongqing Guest House is a popular choice for both businessmen and tourists alike.
Chongqing Marriott Hotel is the place for you whether you're travelling for business, pleasure, or planning a meeting.
Holiday Inn, Chongqing is perched on steep hills overlooking the confluence of the Jialing and Yangtze Rivers.
www.yourrooms.com /china_hotels/chongqing/destination/central.htm   (217 words)

  
 FAS Worldwide
Chongqing’s economy is growing and diversifying, and the government has invested in training programs to help local traders learn regulations governing import-export transactions.
Chongqing’s imports of agricultural and food products are difficult to pin down, because most of the trade is cleared in coastal ports such as Shanghai and Guangzhou, then shipped overland by truck or barge to Chongqing, and official statistics only track these items as far as the port of entry.
Chongqing is home to several international hypermarket chains: Carrefour (with three outlets), Metro (one outlet), and Wal-Mart (one), all of which have plans for expansion in the region.
www.fas.usda.gov /info/agexporter/2006/April/ChongqingChina.htm   (1952 words)

  
 UrbanRail.Net > Asia > China > Chongqing Metro
The city of Chongqing (formerly Chungking) lies in the centre of China on the Yangtze River.
The Chongqing government signed a BOT contract in 1992 with a Hong Kong company, and provided the land for the project.
While the Chongqing government is keen to attract new overseas interest in the project, this seems unlikely until legal issues (particularly over land ownership) have been resolved.
www.urbanrail.net /as/chon/chongqing.htm   (715 words)

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