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Chengdu

  • Jingidang River, Anshun bridge, and the city skyline , Chengdu, China
Jingidang River, Anshun bridge, and the city skyline
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Location Type: Destination
Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, is considered one of the most pleasant of the mega cities in China and is known for the Panda population in the area.

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Chengdu Weather / Climate Chart (temperature, precipitation)

Weather / Climate Chart, Chengdu
Yearly temperature and rain chart showing the best travel times and seasons for Chengdu.

 

best time to visit: March - June, September - November
rainy season:  July, August
average humidity: 78 %
annual rainfall: 900 mm
average elevation: 529 m

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Wikipedia - Chengdu

Chunxi street, Chengdu
entrance of Chunxi street

Chengdu (成都), located in southwest People's Republic of China, is the capital of Sichuan province and a sub-provincial city. Chengdu is also one of the most important economic centers, transportation and communication hubs in Western China. According to the 2007 Public Appraisal for Best Chinese Cities for Investment, Chengdu was chosen as one of the top ten cities to invest in out of a total of 280 urban centers in China. ... read more

Wikitravel - Chengdu

Panda Base Chengdu
Chengdu's Panda Base, located just outside the city, is a favorite of visitors

Chengdu is located on the edge of the fertile plains of the Red Basin in China's Sichuan Province. Due to its agricultural wealth, Chengdu is sometimes called the "Land of Milk and Honey". The Funan river bisects the city, although boat traffic, common until the 1960's, has all but vanished. Summer weather is hot and humid, as the city is surrounded by small mountains to the east and sits in the Red Basin. Furthermore, an hour to the west lie the foothills of the mighty Tibetan Plateau and the fabulously scenic mountains of west Sichuan. ... read more

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