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Yangtze River Best Place to Visit Ⅵ


Yangtze River Best Place to Visit Ⅵ – Chongqing Introduction

Chongqing, is one of the municipalities of China and it is also the center city of China. Chongqing is regarded as the economic center and financial center of upper reaches of Yangtze River. It is the earliest processing base of output goods of mainland as well as the distensible area. Chongqing also gets other awards.

Due to the economy growth, Yangtze Cruise of Chongqing improves navigation ability continuously. In Yangtze River history, there are many attractions long Yangtze River. Chongqing is also one of the Yangtze River best places to visit of China.

Yangtze River Best Place to Visit Ⅵ – Chongqing Geography

Chongqing located in the south part of mainland of China and the upper reaches of Yangtze River. Chongqing is also situated at the southeast part of Sichuan Basin. It is the junction of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and middle and lower reaches of Yangtze River plain. The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is between 105°11'-110°11' in east longitude and 28°10'-32°13' in northern latitude.

In east, Chongqing is close to Hubei Province and Hunan Province. To south, Chongqing is near Guizhou Province. Chongqing stretches 470 kilometers long from east to west. It is 450 kilometers in width. Chongqing covers 82400 square kilometers, which is 2.39 times as the total coverage of Beijing, TIanjin and Shanghai. It is the largest city and the historic and cultural famous city of China.

Yangtze River Best Place to Visit Ⅵ – Chongqing Climate

Chongqing's weather is warm because it belongs to the Subtropical monsoon humid climate. The average temperature of Chongqing is about 18℃ in a year. It is the livable city of China.

Chongqing features warm winter and hot summer. In winter, the average lowest temperature is between 6-8℃. But it is very hot in summer. In July, the average temperature is over 35℃. The highest temperature is 43℃. The lowest temperature is -2℃. The total hour of sunlight is 1000-1200 hours.

There is a long time of no frozen period. It has rich rainfall especially in spring and summer.

Yangtze River Best Place to Visit Ⅵ – Chongqing Rivers

There are many rivers cross through Chongqing such as Yangtze River, Jialing River, Wu River, Fu River, Qi River and Daning River. The main stream of Yangtze River cross through the whole city of Chongqing from west to east. It is 665 kilometers long. When Yangtze River crosses through Chongqing, the Three Gorges – Qutang Gorge, Wuxia Gorge and Xiling Gorge are formed. Chongqing is famous for Three Gorges on Yangtze River.

Yangtze River Best Place to Visit Ⅵ – Chongqing Downtown City

There are many downtown Cities in Chongqing - Yuzhong District, Jiangbei District, Shapingba District, Jiulongpo District, Nan'an District, Dadukou District, Beibei District, Yubei District and Banan District.

There are other counties in Chongqing such as Wanzhou District, Fuling District, Qianjiang District, Changshou District, Jiangjin District, Hechuan District, Yongchuan District, Nanchuan District. Qijiang District, Dazu District, Tongnan County, Tongliang County, Rongchang County, Bishan County, Liangping County, Chengkou County, Fengdu County, DIanjiang County, Wulong County, Zhong County, Kai County, Yunyang County, Fengjie County, Wushan County, Wuxi County, Shizhu County, Xiushan County, Youyang County and Pengshui County.

Yangtze River Best Place to Visit Ⅵ – Chongqing Navigation

Chongqing has the golden waterway – Yangtze River. After the complement of Three Gorges Dam, the ten-thousand ships can directly come to Chongqing port. Chongqing Cuntan International Container Port is the largest one of China as well as the Wanzhou port and Fuling port is the both important to Chongqing Yangtze River navigation.

Along Yangtze River to the east, Yangtze Cruise can pass through Wuhan City, Nanjing City and Shanghai Municipality and other cities. To the west, the ships about 1000-ton in weight can directly cruise to Yibin City of Sichuan Province.

This article is from Meiyatravel.