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China is located in Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam. Chengdu located in southwest China, is the capital of the Sichuan province and a sub-provincial city. It is the 5th most populous city in China. Chengdu is also one of the most important economic centers as well as transportation and communication hubs in China. Throughout most of Chinese history, Chengdu has been a city with a large number of people.
By 2005 the population of the city was 10,820,000, which made Chengdu the fifth largest city in China in terms of population, just following Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin and Chongqing. Urban growth excluding recognized city dependants is 3.9 million. Ba Jin, the great writer, was born in Chengdu and died in Shanghai in 2005. Zheng Jie and Yan Zi have been making quite an impact on the women's tennis tour. Although both are successful in singles, they are better known for their doubles grand slam wins in the 2006 Australian Open and in the 2006 Wimbledon Championships.
In the early 4th century BC, Before Christ the 9th Kaiming king of the ancient Shu moved his capital to the city's current location from today's nearby Pixian. He was said to have been inspired by the ancient story of King Tai of Zhou, grandfather of king Wu of Zhou, moving his capital. History recorded King Tai of Zhou's move as it took a year to become a town, it took 2 years to become a capital. Following this, king of Shu named the new city as Cheng Du, which means become a capital.
Chengdu's cuisine is considered to be one of China's most outstanding. The many local specialties include grandma chen's bean curd, Chengdu hot pot, and carrying pole noodles. first, Sichuan province and the Chengdu region have long been the capital of traditional Chinese medicine, TCM. Chengdu’s hi-tech industrial development zone has attracted a variety of multinationals, as well as domestic powerhouses such as Lenovo. Chengdu Shuangliu international airport is the sixth largest airport in mainland China.

Chengdu's is also said to be as the town of best geographical environment and can trace its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and pursue enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace.

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