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About Chongqing

    Chongqing is the largest inland city of China, located in the southeast of the Sichuan Basin at the junction of the Yangtze River and Jialing River. It is an extremely large metropolis on the upper reaches of the Yangtze and an industrial and commercial importance in West China. Surrounded by waters on three sides, and by the mountains on four sides, Chongqing is laso known as 'mountain city'.

   Chongqing, the youngest municipality that established in 1997 directly under the central government in China, is also an extra large city in its administrative division and population in China. As a city in the mountains, it is surrounded by two rivers, and has high-rises and buildings in graceful disorder. Chongqing enjoys a tropical moist climate of the central Asia, with cloudy days, less frost and snow. In spring and autumn, the city is often enveloped by heavy fog, hence the name the 'Capital of Fog'.

    As the cradle of the Ba culture, Chongqing is an ancient cultural city with a history of 3,000 years, thus enjoying advantageous tourism recourse. Chongqing with rich tourist resources is gifted with tourist items represented by the famous Three Gorges of the Yangtze River, the Mountain City and the stone carvings of Dazu, and 44 charming scenic zones, including eight scenic zones of Four-A grade of the state, ten state forest parks and five major scenic zones at the state level.


    The History of Chongqing can be traced back to 3,000 years ago, endowing with much historical and cultural significance. Traces of man's presence have been found from as far back as the end of the Old Stone Age 20,000 to 30,000 years ago.
    From the beginning of the Shang Dynasty (16th century BC) to the close of the Warring States Period (221 BC), it was the capital of the state of Ba. From the Qin Dynasty through the Eastern Han Dynasty (221 BC - 220 AD), it was a prefecture also known as Ba. During the Sui and Tang Dynasties, (AD 581-907), it was known as the sub-prefecture of Yuzhou, hence its standardby name 'Yu'. Subsequently, during the Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960-1127), it was renamed Gongzhou. In 1189, during the Southern Song Dynasty, Zhao Dun, later the Guangzong Emperor, was given the title Prince of Gong. Regarding this as an exceedingly joyous event, he upgraded its status to that of a prefecture and renamed it as 'Chongqing'' which means 'double celebration' in Chinese, the name has been carried until now.

Chongqing has a humid subtropical climate with the two-season monsoonal variations typical of South Asia. As one of the "Three Furnaces", the summer season is amoung the hotest in China, with highs of around 33 °C (91 °F) in August, in the central portions of the city. Yet even in the hottest weather the wind is often cool, making such high temperatures more bearable. Winters are fairly mild, but damp and overcast; average January highs are 9.5 °C (49.1 °F). Its location in the Sichuan Basin causes Chongqing to have one of the lowest sunshine totals annually in China.

Dressing Tips 

  •   Spring (March to May): the average temperature in March is 11 to 18 degree, and the average temperature in April is 15 to 18 degree. Recommending wearing T-shirt, jeans and other cozy clothe during the daytime, and wearing windcoat, jacket and light sweaterin the morning and evening.
  •   Summer (June -August): temperature in summer is very hot with strong sunshine. Sun protection is necessary, such sunglasses, hats, umbrellas, etc. T-shirts with skirts and shorts are the best choice for summer when the temperature can be rather high. Summer is the rainy season, but even it is raining, you won’t feel cool. If you worry about rainy days, you can bring blouse.
  •  Autumn (September to October): autumn is windy and cool. Temperature difference is a little large. So a thick coat is necessary.
  •   Winter (November to February): the average temperature in winter can be between 7-13 degrees. Winter is cold and moist; recommend wearing suit, coat, jacket, sweater etc. to keep warm.

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