Chongqing Fact Sheet

Chongqing in Chinese Pinyin: Chóngqìng

Chongqing in simple Chinese: 重庆


Chongqing is located at the eastern edge of Sichuan Basin; Chongqing is next to Hubei, Hunan in east, Guizhou in south and Shaanxi in north.

Abbreviation: Yu

Area: 8,240,295 square kilometers

Coordinates: 105°17'-110°11' E, 28°10'-32°13' N

Population: 29,360,000(2012)

Central City Population: 7,950,000

Area Code: 023

Zip Code: 400000-409912

City Flower: Camellia

City Tree: Ficus Lacor (Moreton)

Language: Chongqing Dialect

Main Rivers: Yangtze River and Jialiang River.

Administrative Divisions

Chongqing administers 19 districts, 17 counties and 4 autonomous counties:

◎19 districts

Yuzhong District, Nan’an District, Jiangbei District, Shapingba District, Jiulongpo District, Dadukou District, Yubei District, Banan District, Beibei District, Changshou District, Hechuan District, Jiangjin District, Shuangqiao District, Wansheng District, Yongzhou District, Fuling District, Nanchuan District, Qianjiang District and Wanzhou District.

◎17 counties

Bishan County, Chengkou County, Dazu County, Dianjiang County, Fengdu County, Fengjie County, Kaixian County, Liangping County, Qijiang County, Rongchang County, Tongliang County, Tongnan County, Wulong County, Wushan County, Wuxi County, Yunyang County and Zhongxian County.

◎4 autonomous counties

Pengshui Miao and Tujia Autonomous County, Shizhu Tujia Autonomous County, Xiushan Tujia and Miao Autonomous County and Youyang Tujia and Miao County.



Jiangbei International Airport, Wanzhou five bridge Airport


Chongqing railway station, Chongqing north station, Chongqing west railway station, etc.

Tourist Attractions

Yangtze River cruises, Three Gorges, Dazu Rock Carvings, Wulong Karst Region, Ciqikou Old Town, Fengdu Ghost City, Lesser Three Gorges, Zigong Dinosaur Museum, Three Gorges Museum, etc.

Colleges and Universities

Chongqing University

Southwest university

Southwest university of political science and law

Chongqing Jiaotong University

Chongqing University of posts and telecommunications

Chongqing University of science and technology

Chongqing University of industry and commerce

Chongqing institute of technology

Chongqing Liberal Arts College

Chongqing medical university


A humid subtropical monsoon climate, the average annual climate is around 18℃. Highest temperature: 43℃, Lowest temperature: -2℃.

Sister Cities


Hiroshima, Mito and Shiraz.


Toulouse, Dusseldorf and Leicester.


Seattle, Detroit, Michigan and Toronto.



Special Local Products

Old Sichuan Beef Jerky, Soak Chicken Feet, Hechuan Peach, Smell Strictosidine, etc.


Silver Chicken Soup Noodles, Powder Steamed Fish, Lantern Soup, Silver Rice Noodle, Huajiang Dog Meat, etc.

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