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Tianjin

Municipality:            

Tianjin

Official Name:

Tiānjīnzhíxiáshì

Status:

Municipality

Chinese Characters:

Population Figure:    

approx. 10 million

Area:

approx.11.300 square kilometer

Location:       

North-East-China

Adjacent provinces: Beijing, Hebei

Capital City:

Tianjin

Sights:

The Old Town of Tianjin is well worth seeing with its old markets and colonial-style constructions

Confucius-Temple; built during the Ming-Dynasty

General Information:           

The seaport Tianjin is located at the Haihe-River and one hour away from Beijing. Its climate is dominated by a dry and cold winter and a hot and humid summer.

Tianjin’s rapid development to a major center of trade found its beginning in the opening of the emperor’s canal during the Sui-Dynasty. Tianjin turned into a treaty port after the first Opiumwar and was then opend for trade with Western countries.

Tianjin is well known for its seafood dishes and a particular kind of Baozi (Goubuli).

Link

www.tj.gov.cn:
Tianjin’s official website
http://www.china.org.cn/english/
Information about Tianjin on china.org .cn

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