Chengdu Fact Sheet

Chendu in Chinese Pinyin: Chéngdū

Chendu in simple Chinese: 成都

Location:Chengdu is located in the west of Sichuan basin.

Abbreviation: Rong

Area: 12,390 square kilometers

Coordinates: 30°39'N, 104°04' E

Population: 14,178,000 (2012)

Area Code: (+86)028

Zip Code: 610000

City Tree: Maidenhair tree

City Flower: Lotus

Language: Chengdu-chongqing piece, chengdu southwest mandarin and Chengdu Dialect.

Main Rivers: Min River, Qingyi River, Tuo River

Administrative Divisions

Chengdu administers 9 districts 4 cities 6 counties:

◎9 Districts

Qingyang District, Jinjiang District, Jinniu District, Wuhou District, Chenghua District, Longquanyi District, Qingbaijiang District, Xindu District and Wenjiang District.

◎4 Cities

Dujiangyan City, Pengzhou City, Qionglai City and Chongzhou City.

◎6 Counties

Jintang County, Shuangliu County, Pi County, Dayi County, Pujiang County and Xinjin County.


There are many hospitals in Chengdu, such as West China Hospital of Sichuan University, West China second Hospital of Sichuan University, West China clinical medical college, etc.



Shuangliu international airport, Lujia international airport


Chengdu railway station, Chengdu east railway station, Chengdu south railway station

Tourist Attractions

Wenshu Monastery, Du Fu Thatched Cottage, Dujiangyan Irrigation Project, Jinsha Ruins, Jinli Old Street, Wu Hou Temple, Wide and Narrow Alleys, Lizhuang Ancient Town, Wangjiang Pavilion Park, Qingyang Palace, Qingcheng Mountain, Emei Mountain, Panda Breeding and Research Center, Bifengxia Giant Panda Base, etc.

Colleges and Universities

Sichuan University

University of electronic science and technology

Southwest Jiaotong University

Southwestern university of finance and economics

Sichuan agricultural university

Chengdu University of technology

Southwest Petroleum University

Sichuan normal university

Xihua University

Chengdu information engineering college

Chengdu University of traditional Chinese medicine

Sichuan academy of music

Chengdu medical college


Subtropical monsoon climate, annual average temperature is 16 ℃, annual rainfall is 1000 mm. Highest temperature: No more than 35℃, Lowest temperature: -6℃.


GDP: 8,138,948,138 yuan (2012)

GDP per capita: 5,793,819 RMB (2012)

Sister Cities


Kofu, Gimcheon and Medan.


Baku, Montpellier, Ljubljana, Linz, Mechelen and Palermo.


Knoxville, Phoenix and Winnipeg.

Special Local Products

Dried Chili, Crispy Sausages, Crunchy Rice Candy, Sichuan Embroidery, Ligusticum Wallichii, Jintang Navel Orange, Sichuan Figured Satin, Silver Handicrafts, etc.


Thousand-layered Tripe, Goose Intestinal, Nine Incense Beef, Spicy Beef, Streaky Pork, Cattle Stomach, Tofu Meatball, Eel, etc.

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