Chongqing

Chongqing, located in the southeastern part of the Sichuan Basin, where the Changjiang and Jialing rivers meet, is the largest industrial and commercial city in southwestern China and the economic center of the upper reaches of the Changjiang River. It is a metropolis under the direct jurisdiction of the Central Government.
Called Yu for short, Chongqing was established some 3,000 years ago. It is also known as a city of mountains, rivers, and fog. Chongqing is most attractive at night. It has many places of interest in both urban and rural areas. Traveling eastward along the Changjiang River, one can enjoy the magnificent Three Gorges. Every year from May through June, the International Travel Festival is held in Chongqing.

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