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Chongqing Travel Guide, China

The city of Chongqing (also spelled as Chungking when it comes to postal map spelling which China has for different cities) is one of the 4 municipalities of China. The country of China has four provincial level municipalities and Chongqing is one of those four municipalities. The Chongqing Municipality is one of the very huge municipalities for the country of China and hence it was subdivided into many other smaller sections. These sections were 17 counties, 19 districts, and 4 autonomous counties. This makes the administration of this municipality for the officials of the Chongqing much easier.

The annual average temperature for the city of Chongqing is around 18 degree Celsius. The minimum temperature for the city of Chongqing can go down to around zero degree Celsius while the maximum temperature for the city of Chongqing can touch the heights of around 43 degree Celsius. The city of sometimes faces heavy fog problems and also regularly suffers from the sever air pollution problems. That’s why the city of Chongqing has many times been tagged as the foggy city. The local authorities have worked hard to improve the air pollution problems in this city and hence the number of blue sky days in the city of Chongqing has increased considerable in last couple of years.

Two different rivers pass through the city of Chongqing. These rivers are River Yangtze and River Jialing. The city of Chongqing is surrounded by Dalou Mountain from the southern side, Daba Shan from the northern side, Wuling Shan from the south eastern side, and Wu Shan from the eastern side. This reflects that the city of Chongqing is surrounded by many hilly regions and this makes the city of Chongqing as one of the hilliest cities in the country of China. That’s why you will find the least number of bicycles in the city of Chongqing although bicycles are one of the most used methods to travel from one part of the city to the other in many other cities of China.

The city of Chongqing has been gifted with all possible sorts of transportation facilities due to its economical importance. The city of Chongqing has its own sea port, huge number of railway lines, many world class highways, an international airport, and many intercity transport systems too.

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