The Municipality of Chongqing
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The Municipality of Chongqing
The Municipality of ChongqingBy Mitchell Dennis
LocationAbsolute location 293330N 1063400E
Relative location West of Shanghai and south of Mongolia.
Physical CharacteristicsBodies of water: Yangtze RiverLandforms: Rough and very hillyClimate: warm and very humid it rains a lot.Animal Life: Golden haired monkeys, South China tiger, Bee monkey, black stork.Natural Vegetation: 20.49% forest, medicinal plants such as rhizome of Chinese golden thread , Honey suckle, trees include spinulose ferns, the metasequoia, and the bald Chinese fir.
Human CharacteristicsPopulation: 28,200,000Ethnic Groups: HanLanguage: Chinese (Mandarin)Customs: Chinese New Year and Tea bag festivalEconomy: Motorcycle Manufacturing, Steel and Aluminum production, Rice and fruit production.Government: MunicipalityFunctional RegionMajor Trade Partners: ShanghaiMetropolitan Cities: ChongqingMajor River Drainage: Yangtze
Climate Regions: humid with warm temperatures year roundVegetation: 20.49% forest, medicinal plants such as rhizome of Chinese golden thread , Honey suckle, trees include spinulose ferns, the metasequoia, and the bald Chinese fir.Land Area:82,400km
Human Environment InteractionDams: Three Gorges DamCanals:Irrigation: Rice pattiesOther: Rice patties, factories, Mining, Smelters
Movement of PeopleEthnic Groups who settled there: Han Anyone forced in or out? NoMovement of goodsfoods: rice, corn, wheat, and sweat potatoes. trade goods: Rice manufactured goods: Motorcycles, Aluminum, and Steel.
5-10 interesting factsChina's most common pig in China is the Rongchang pig.It is known as the treasure of the country.
The Yangtze is the 3rd longest river in the world.
More motorcycles are rode in Chongqing than any other vehicle.
Chongqing is one of the top cities producing water energy.
500 hundred billion cubic meters of annual water resources.
The number one municipality in terms of water resources.
Number one producer of medical plants in China.
Known as the land of the golden thread.
The biggest port in western China is Chongqing
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