Chengdu is the capital of the Sichuan Province. It is famous for being the home of the giant pandas. This city is located in the west part of the Sichuan Basin and the center of the plains. The city covers a total area of 12.3 thousand square kilometers (4,749 square miles) and has a population of over 11 million.
The economy of the Chengdu
Benefiting from the Dujiangyan Irrigation Project which was constructed in 256 B.C., this Province is a Heavenly State. Tian Fu Zhi Guo in local language means a place rich with natural resources. This city is extremely productive. The Min and Tuo Rivers are the two branches of the Yangtze River, which is also connected to the 40 other rivers. These rivers supply water to cultivate an area of more than 700 square kilometers (270.27 square miles) with 150-180 million kilowatts of water. It is very rich in mineral resources, and the land is very fertile.
This city has the presence of more than 100 of the fortune 500 companies in the world. The prominent brands here are: