Städte

Städte

 

SHANGHAI

Ganz im Osten, die „westlichste“ Stadt Chinas. Die Homebase von Juneyao Airlines, Spring und Loong Air ist an Magie nicht zu überbieten. Mit seinen 24 Millionen Einwohner ist das globale Finanzzentrum am Jangtsekiang gleichzeitig die größte Stadt Chinas.

Mit durchschnittlich 130 Regentagen wird Shanghai von einem subtropischen maritimen Monsunklima gekennzeichnet. Ausgeprägte Regenperioden und zahlreiche Taifune in den schwülheißen Sommermonaten sind für Shanghai genau so typisch wie gelegentliche Fröste im Winter.

 

BEIJING

Beijing, sometimes romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People’s Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world. The population as of 2013 was 21,150,000. The metropolis, located in northern China, is governed as a direct-controlled municipality under the national government, with 14 urban and suburban districts and two rural counties. Beijing Municipality is surrounded by Hebei Province with the exception of neighboring Tianjin Municipality to the southeast.

Beijing is the second largest Chinese city by urban population after Shanghai and is the nation’s political, cultural, and educational center. It is home to the headquarters of most of China’s largest state-owned companies, and is a major hub for the national highway, expressway, railway, and high-speed rail networks. The Beijing Capital International Airport is the second busiest in the world by passenger traffic.

The city’s history dates back three millennia. As the last of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, Beijing has been the political center of the country for much of the past eight centuries. The city is renowned for its opulent palaces, temples, parks and gardens, tombs, walls and gates, and its art treasures and universities have made it a center of culture and art in China.[13] Encyclopædia Britannica notes that “few cities in the world have served for so long as the political headquarters and cultural centre of an area as immense as China.

 

CHENGDU / SICHUAN

Chengdu, where Sichuan Airlines is based, is the capital of Sichuan province in Southwest China. It holds sub-provincial administrative status and with a population of more than 10 million.

Chengdu is one of the most important economic, transportation, and communication centers in West China. Chengdu was chosen as one of the top ten cities to invest in out of a total of 280 urban centers in China. It was recently named China’s 4th-most livable city by “China Daily”.

 

CHONGQING

Chongqing Chinese: 重庆; pinyin: Chóngqìng; Formerly romanized as Chungking is a major city in Southwest China and one of the five national central cities in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).Administratively, it is one of the PRC’s four direct-controlled municipalities (the other three are Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin), and the only such municipality in inland China. Climite: Chongqing has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate, and for most of the year experiences very humid conditions. Known as one of the “Three Furnaces” of the Yangtze River, along with Wuhan and Nanjing, its summers are long and among the hottest and most humid in China, with highs of 33 to 34 °C (91 to 93 °F) in July and August in the urban area.

 

XIAMEN / FUJIAN

Xiamen is a major city on the southeast (Taiwan Strait) coast of the People’s Republic of China. It is administered as a sub-provincial city of Fujian province,with an area of 1,699.39 square kilometres (656.14 sq mi) and population of 3,531,347 at the 2010 Census.

Xiamen and the surrounding southern Fujian countryside are the ancestral home to large communities of overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia. The city was a treaty port in the 19th century and one of the four original Special Economic Zones opened to foreign investment and trade when China began economic reforms in the early 1980s. It is endowed with educational and cultural institutions supported by the overseas Chinese diaspora. In 2006, Xiamen was ranked as China’s second “most suitable city for living”, as well as China’s “most romantic leisure city” in 2011.

 

KUNMING

Kunming is the capital and largest city of Yunnan province in Southwest China.
A prefecture-level city, it is the political, economic, communications and cultural centre of Yunnan, and is the seat of the provincial government. It is also home to several universities, museums, galleries and other important economic, cultural, and educational institutions.

 

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