Congress Report
Photo: China National Tourism Administration Tokyo Office
Chengdu City

Head of City Government

Mr. Wang FengChao, Mayor
Assumed the position of mayor in Sep. 2020

Location

Emblem

Seal_Chengdu_city

Area

Total area:14,335 km2
Urban area: 4,241.81km2.

Population

Permanent resident population: 15 million

GDP

GDP reaches ¥17716.7 billion (2020)

Upper tier

Sichuan Province

Geographic features

Chengdu is in the center of Sichuan province and in the west of the Sichuan Basin. It is located between longitude 102°54′~104°53′east and latitude 30°05 ′~31°26′north. The total area is 12121 km2, stretching 192 km from east to west and 166 km from north to south, and 6,480,000 mu is arable land. The city borders Deyang City to the northeast, Ziyang City to the southeast, Meishan City to the south, Ya’an City to the southwest, and Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture to the northwest. The landlocked city is 1,600 km away from East China Sea, and 1,090 km away from South China Sea.

Main industries

Modern service industry, tourism, IT, Biomedicine, and machinery manufacture, etc.

Symbols

The city flower is hibiscus, and the city tree is ginkgo.

Number of visitors

According to statistics, Chengdu received about 280 million tourists

Administrative divisions

Chengdu municipality has jurisdiction over 12 districts, 5 county-level cities, 3 counties, Tianfu New Area (state level new area), Chengdu Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone (national hi-tech development zone), Chengdu Economic and Technological Development Zone (state-level development zone), and Eastern New Area.

Official website

http://www.chengdu.gov.cn/


Sources: Official Web Portal of Chengdu Municipal People’s Government: “China•Chengdu”(http://www.chengdu.gov.cn/)

(As of April, 2021)