Chongqing – A cultural and historical city of many unique traits
- Posted onNovember 16th, 2011
Chongqing, is a major city in Southwest China and one of the five national central cities inside the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Administratively, it really is one of the PRC’s four direct-controlled municipalities (another three are Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin), and the only such municipality in inland China.
The municipality was developed on 14 March 1997, succeeding the sub-provincial city administration that was part of Sichuan province. At the time of November 2010, the municipality were built with a population of 28,846,200, even though the urbanized area is estimated to possess a population of only 6 or 7 million. Chongqing will be the largest direct-controlled municipality, and comprises 19 districts, 15 counties, and 4 autonomous counties.
The state abbreviation of the city, was authorized by the State Council on 18 April 1997. Chongqing have also been a municipality with the Republic of China administration, serving as its wartime capital during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945). Its abbreviated name comes from the old name of your part of the Jialing River that runs through Chongqing and feeds in to the Yangtze River.
Chongqing has a significant culture and history and serves as the economical centre of the upstream Yangtze basin, and it’s night life of Chongqing Massage is one of the best in the country. Oahu is the major manufacturing centre, along with a transportation hub, for Southwest China, as well as in a July 2012 report through the Economist Intelligence Unit, was recently named as one of the 13 emerging megacities, or megalopolises, in China.