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Chongqing News

Origin of place names in Chongqing

2017-11-13 14:17:20

Jiulongpo District

This is the legendary nine-dragon (Jiulong) beach. The nine-dragon beach was established here during the Ming Dynasty. The Jiulongpo wharf, Jiulongpo airport and Jiulongpo Town were built successively during the Anti-Japanese War. It was officially named Jiulongpo District from Disi (the fourth) District in 1955.

Yubei District 渝北区

The north (bei) of Yuzhou. It is located in the north of Chongqing urban area. It was changed from Jiangbei County to Yubei District in 1994.

Nan’an District 南岸区

The south bank (Nan’an) of Yangtze River. It was named Nan’an District from Diwu (the fifth) District in 1955.

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Editor:Jiang Yiwei