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Chengdu City
Chengdu City: 
Sichuan - Chengdu; 
Profile in Chengdu, Sichuan Location: located between 10254' - 10453' east longitude and 3005' - 3126' north latitude, and in the hinterland of China's Sichuan province.

Neighboring areas: Qinghai, Gansu, Shaanxi, Hubei, Hunan, Guizhou, and Yunnan Provinces, Tibet Autonomous Region

Physical Features: mainly covered by plain, Min

Population: 9.9million
Urban Population: 3.2 million
Area: 12,300 sq km

Nationalities: Han, Hui, Tibetan, Man, Meng and Yi

History: built in 316 BC during the late Warring State Period as the Dujiangyan dam and irrigation system was put in place, Chengdu boasts a 2300 year history. In Eastern Han dynasty, the city was called Jincheng ( Brocade City). By Tang dynasty (618-907 AD), it was considered a cornerstone of Chinese society

Climatic Features: lies in subtropical humid climate with free-frost period of about 337 days and average rainfall of 900-1,300mm per year, annual average humidity is 82%, and the sunshine ratio is 28%

Average Temperature: 15.5C -16.5C
Rainfall: average rainfall of 900-1,300mm annually

Mountain: Mt Qingchengshan, Mt. Emeishan

Rivers: Minjiang River, the Tuojiang River and other over 40 rivers

Products: grain, cooking oil, pork, and vegetables

Local Highlights: giant panda and golden monkey, Chuanxiu (embroidery), bamboo ware, tea
Travel in Chengdu
Dujiangyan Irrigation Project of China
Mt. Qingcheng
Thatched Cottage of Du Fu
Wangjiang Tower Park
Wenshu Monastery
Wuhou Memorial Temple (Wuhou Ci)
Hotel in Chengdu
Amara Hotel
Chengdu Hotel
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Garden City Hotel
Homeland Hotel
Jing Chuan Hotel
Jinjiang Hotel
Prime Hotel
Sheraton Lido Hotel
Tibet Hotel
Yinhe Dynasty Hotel
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