Maps of historical and cultural places in Chongqing released
CHONGIQNG (CQNEWS) -- “Regulations on Protection of Famous Historical and Cultural Cities, Towns and Villages in Chongqing” entered into force on September 1. Recently Chongqing Planning Bureau together with Geographic Information Center released four maps detailing the regulation. With these maps, you can know various famous historical and cultural cities, towns and villages that are scattered around Chongqing.
A map of traditional villages in Chongqing. Image by Chongqing Geographic Information Center
Chongqing, surrounded by mountains and divided by rivers, came into being 3000 years ago and had its name 800 years ago. It has rich history, culture and traditions as well as excellent spirit. Chongqing was officially put in a list of cultural and historical famous cities as a second batch published by the State Council in 1986.
A map of historical and cultural towns in Chongqing. Image by Chongqing Geographic Information Center