Beibei District

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Beibei
北碚区
District
Government building in Beibei.
Government building in Beibei.
Beibei District in Chongqing
Beibei District in Chongqing
Country China
Region Chongqing
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 023
Pedestrianised shopping street in central Beibei.
Statues in central Beibei.
The Haiyu Hotspring Hotel in central Beibei.

Beibei District (simplified Chinese: 北碚区; traditional Chinese: 北碚區; pinyin: Běibèi Qū) is a district in the Chongqing municipality, People's Republic of China.[1] A satellite town in the north of central Chongqing, Beibei got its name because of the huge rock that extends to the middle of Jialing River, and is known for its historical culture in the period of the Republic of China, beautiful sceneries, and clean streets. It covers around 755 square kilometers and has a population of about 0.65 millions (2004).[citation needed]

Location and geography[edit]

Beibei is located at the outer side of the Chongqing Metropolitan Area. It shares borders with Shapingba (south), Bishan (west), Hechuan (north), and Yubei (east), on the west bank of Jialing River.

Towns[edit]

  • Xie-ma (歇马镇)
  • Cheng-jiang (澄江镇)
  • Tong-jia-xi (童家溪镇)
  • Tian-fu (天府镇)
  • Shi-jia-liang (施家梁镇)
  • Shui-tu (水土镇)
  • Jing-guan (静观镇)
  • Liu-yin (柳荫镇)
  • Fu-xing (复兴镇)
  • San-sheng (三圣镇)
  • Jin-dao-xia (金刀峡镇)
  • Cai-jia (蔡家组团)

Colleges and universities[edit]

High schools[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Industry[edit]

Beibei is one of the three national industry bases for measuring instrument.[specify]

Tourism[edit]

  • The North Spring (北温泉)
  • Jinyun Mountain (缙云山)
  • Golden Sword Gorge (金刀峡)
  • Three Gorges of Jialing River (嘉陵江小三峡)
  • Tomb of General Zhang Zizhong (抗日名将张自忠将军墓)
  • Former residences of Lao She and Liang Shih-Chiu (民国时期老舍旧居、梁实秋“雅舍”旧址)
  • Old campus of Fudan University during WW2 (抗战时期复旦大学旧址)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beibei District – Topic". YouTube. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 29°53′21″N 106°30′04″E / 29.8892°N 106.501°E / 29.8892; 106.501