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Chongqing History in Qing Dynasty


Chongqing History Introduction

Chongqing is one of famous international metropolitan cities in West China. Chongqing is also reputed as the shopping paradise in southwest of china. With the delicate products shipping from the different countries, Chongqing has been beginning to open the door of the world, as Chongqing is a heavily important continental river port by the Yangtze River.

Due to the increasing economic growth, Yangtze Cruise continuously promotes the Yangtze River navigation ability. In Yangtze River history, there are many Yangtze Cruise from Chongqing such as Yangtze Victoria Cruise, Yangtze President Cruise and New Century Yangtze Cruise.

Chongqing becomes more and more popular in the world, thus it is one of Yangtze River best places to visit. The best places of shopping in Chongqing are Jiefangbei , Chaotianmen , JiangBei Yangjiaping and Nan Ping.

Chongqing History in Qing Dynasty

Chongqing has about 30 million populations in this city. It has a long profound history. According to Chongqing history before Qing Dynasty, Chongqing is the birthplace of the earliest human beings of China's.

In Qing Dynasty, on the 13th September, 1876, the British send the officials to Chongqing as the Yantai Treaty. On the 31st March, 1890, Chongqing became the treaty port according to another treaty between China and British. Then, the Yangtze Cruise from Yichang to Chongqing has been opened up. In 1890, the British set the consulate general in Chongqing. On the 1st March, 1890, Chongqing Customs has been established near Chaotianmen.

In 1895, Qing Dynasty was beat during the Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895). According to the treaty at that time, Chongqing became the first treaty port of mainland of China for Japanese as well as Suzhou City, Hangzhou City and Shashi City. In the meanwhile, the British and the France respectively established the consulate areas in Chongqing. In 1896, the France established the consulate general in Chongqing. In 1896, Japan established the consulate general in Chongqing. And then, America established the consulate general in Chongqing in 1896.

In 1901, Japan set the concession in Nanan District. At the same time, the France successively established the navy pier and military camp at Danzishi in Nan'an District.

In 1902, the Tsarist Russia established the Russian residence in Yuzhong District.

In 1904, the Germany established the consulate in Chongqing.

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