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 The municipality of Chongqing was created on 14 March 1997, succeeding the sub-provincial city administration that was part of Sichuan Province. With an area of 82,300 km², it has jurisdiction over 19 districts, 17 counties, and four autonomous counties. Recently, as industry and economy develops quickly in this city, Chongqing has become an increasingly popular destination for travelers with its hilly slopes and Yangtze River landscape

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  Chongqing City     重庆市   GPS: 29.55845, 106.55976
Chongqing is an important industrial center in southwestern China. It is also famous as a temporary capital of the Republic of China during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937 – 1946). The city was established as municipality in 1997.  
  Luohan temple     罗汉寺 GPS: 29.55989, 106.58191
This Buddhist temple was built 1000 years ago during the Song Dynasty, remodeled in 1752, and rebuilt in 1945 after the Second World War. The name of this popular place for worship and penance, “Luohan”, is the Chinese equivalent of the Sanskrit word “arhat”, meaning a holy man who has left behind all earthly desires and concerns and attained nirvana. The facility serves simultaneously as a cloister for a small community of monks, and as the headquarters of the Buddhist Society of Chongqing.
  Chongqing city (Others)     重庆市 GPS: 29.55845, 106.55976
 Chongqing is a megacity in southwest China. Administratively, it is one of the four municipalities under the direct administration of central government of the People's Republic of China and the only such municipality located far away from the coast. The municipality of Chongqing, which is around the size of Austria, includes the city of Chongqing and various non-connected cities.
  Chongqing Port    重庆港 GPS: 29.56402, 106.58938
The Port of Chongqing is laid out along the shores of the Yangtze, Jialing and Wujiang rivers. It is the deepest inland class I port in China. Chongqing Port has 181 production berths of all kinds, including 4 main multimodal transfer stations.

  YANGTZE RIVER from Chongqing  to  Yichang (Hubei)
Fengdu stopover    丰都县   GPS: 29.8635, 107.73089
A popular stop on Yangtze River cruises has been the Fengdu “Ghost City.” It used to be a burial area with scores of temples and shrines and a small ancient town. Due to the construction of the 3 Gorges Dam, the ghostly city is now underwater. However, a hill and dozens of temples remain in the big artificial lake behind the dam.  

Yunyang stopover   GPS: na

Lesser Three Gorges    巫山小三峡   GPS: 31.13444, 109.89755
The Lesser Three Gorges are situated along a 50 kilometer stretch of the lower reaches of the Daning River, just beyond the point where the Daning River begins to swing southward enroute to its juncture with the west-east oriented Three Gorges stretch of the Yangtze River near the city of Wushan, Chongqing Municipality, which city also marks the western end of, or upstreams entrance to, Wu Gorge. The Daning River is also the largest tributary along the 192-kilometer, Three Gorges stretch of the Yangtze River.    

Yantze river     长江   GPS: 30.94749, 108.80878 
The Yangtze or Yangzi is the longest river in Asia, the third-longest in the world and the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country. It rises at Jari Hill in the Tanggula Mountains and flows 6,300 km in a generally easterly direction to the East China Sea.    
  Yantze river (Part 1) GPS: na
Chang Jiang (长江; 長江) is the modern Chinese name for the lower 2,884 km (1,792 mi) of the Yangtze from its confluence with the Min River at Yibin in Sichuan to the river mouth at Shanghai.
The Jinsha River (Chinese: 金沙江) is the name for 2,308 km (1,434 mi) of the Yangtze from Yibin upstream to the confluence with the Batang River near Yushu in Qinghai.
The Tongtian River (Chinese: 通天河) describes the 813 km (505 mi) section from Yushu up to the confluence with the Dangqu River.
The Tuotuo River (沱沱河) is the official headstream of the Yangtze, and flows 358 km (222 mi) from the glaciers of the Gar Kangri and the Geladandong Massifs in the Tanggula Mountains of southwestern Qinghai to the confluence with the Dangqu River to form the Tongtian River.
  Yantze river (Part 2) GPS: na
  Yantze river (Part 3) GPS: na

  YICHANG Area   (Hubei province)
Three Gorges Dam    三峡大坝   GPS: 30.73663, 111.27785
The Three Gorges Dam is a hydroelectric gravity dam that spans the Yangtze River by the town of Sandouping, in Yiling District, Yichang. The Three Gorges Dam has been the world's largest power station in terms of installed capacity (22,500 MW) since 2012. In 2018, the dam generated 101.6 terawatt-hours (TWh), breaking its previous record, but was still slightly lower than the Itaipú Dam (Brazil), which had set the world record in 2016 after producing 103.1 TWh.  

Laohuanglingmiao   GPS: na

Yichang city (Others)     宜昌市   GPS: 30.70207, 111.28889
Yichang, alternatively romanized as Ichang, is a prefecture-level city located in western Hubei province, China. It is the second largest city in the province after the capital, Wuhan. The Three Gorges Dam is located within its administrative area, in Yiling District.

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