Chongqing (Chóngqìng 重庆)

Bent NIELSEN and Wendell ANDERSON

Chongqing Municipality is the largest of four province-level municipalities in China (the others are Beijing, Shanghai, and Tianjin). Chongqing City is the largest city in Chongqing Municipality. Modern-day Chongqing, municipality and city, is one of the fastest growing and dynamic regions in the country; it is one of the main industrial centers in southwest China.

Chongqing (also known as Yu and formerly as Chung King), is the largest….

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