A report on ChengduSichuan and Dujiangyan

The archaeological site of Jinsha is a major discovery in Chengdu in 2001.
Dujiangyan irrigation system
The Dujiangyan Irrigation System built in 256 BC still functions today.
Bronze head from Sanxingdui, dating from the Shu kingdom
The map showing the plan of Dujiangyan project
Huangchengba in 1911
Golden Sun Bird from Jinsha site
Eastern Han (25–220 CE) statue of Li Bing, the hydraulic engineer responsible for Dujiangyan
An all-airwar was fought over Chengdu between the Chinese Air Force and the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy air forces; an I-16 fighter shown here at the Datangshan Aviation Museum
A stone-carved gate pillar, or que, 6 m in total height, located at the tomb of Gao Yi in Ya'an, Sichuan, built during the Eastern Han dynasty (25–220 CE)
Dujiangyan
40th Bombardment Group Boeing B-29-5-BW Superfortress 42-6281 "20th Century Unlimited" at Hsinching Airfield (A-1), China, advanced China Base of the 40th Bomb Group after completion of a raid on Anshan, Manchuria. Mission No. 4, 29 July 1944
Warlords in China around 194; Liu Bei's takeover of Yi Province meant he seized the positions of Liu Biao and Zhang Lu eventually
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People's Liberation Army troops entered Chengdu on 27 December 1949
The Leshan Giant Buddha, built during the latter half of the Tang dynasty (618–907).
Fish Mouth Levee
Map including Chengdu (labeled as CH'ENG-TU (walled) 成都) (AMS, 1958)
Japanese bombers bombing a Chinese road in Sichuan during WW2
Water ways map
Map including Chengdu (labeled as CH'ENG-TU)
Shops in Jundao, a town devastated by the 2008 Sichuan earthquake
The Erwang Temple at Dujiangyan
Jinli historical district of Chengdu
Giant pandas eating bamboo in Chengdu, Sichuan
A paifang in Dujiangyan
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Chengdu
The capital of Sichuan, Chengdu.
Sichuan Opera
IFS Chengdu Mall Entrance
Teahouse in Chengdu
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts in Chengdu
Mahjong
Nijia Qiao, South Renmin Road, Chengdu
Pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Sichuan–Tibet Highway passes by Lake Kasa in Luhuo County.
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries
The Yi are the largest ethnic minority group in Sichuan.
Wuhou Shrine
Typical vernacular house in Sichuan
Jinsha gold mask
Extent of present-day Sichuanese language
The Golden Sun Bird
Sichuan Education Department
Sanxingdui bronze head
Larix potaninii in autumn colour.
Wenshu Monastery
Garzê Prefecture
Qingyang Taoist Temple
Zitong County
Starbucks at the Kuanzhai Alleys
Linpan in Chengdu Plain is a well-known landmark in Chengdu Plain, Sichuan.
Jinli Street at night
View of the Temple of the Yellow Dragon (Chinese Buddhism) in Huanglong.
Jinli Street
Statues of buddhas at Litang Monastery of the Tibetan tradition.
Huanglongxi Historic Town
A pavilion of the Shangqing Temple (Taoist) in Qingchengshan, Chengdu.
Dr. Sun Yat-sen Square at Chunxi Road
Golden Temple of Mount Emei (Chinese Buddhism).
Map of Chengdu showing infrastructures and land use, made by the CIA in 1989. Note that city mostly ends at what is today's second ring road.
Kung Pao chicken, one of the best known dishes of Sichuan cuisine
Chunxi Road
Mapo doufu
Taikoo Li and IFS at the city centre
Hot pot in Mala style
Terminal 2, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
Dandan noodles
Chengdu Tianfu International Airport
Mixed sauce noodles ({{lang|zh-hans|杂酱面}})
Chengdu Metro Network
Jiuzhaigou
Botanical Garden Station
Yading
Chengdu BRT
Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area
Sichuan University
Waterfalls at Mount Qincheng
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
Bipenggou Valley
Chengdu Fenghuangshan Sports Park professional football stadium
Mount Siguniang Scenic Area
Chengdu Dong'an Lake Sports Park Stadium
Hailuogou Glacier
Hongzhaobi, South Renmin Road, Chengdu
Dujiangyan irrigation system
South Renmin Road, Chengdu
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IFS, Hongxing Road, Chengdu
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Hotel Waldorf Astoria in Chengdu
{{ill|Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Chengdu|es|Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción de Chengdu}} (Roman Catholic)
Nijia Qiao, South Renmin Road, Chengdu
St John's Cathedral, Langzhong (Anglican)
Jin River, Shangri-la Hotel Chengdu
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City Centre of Jinjiang District
Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li, Chengdu
Sino-Ocean Taikoo-Li, Chengdu
Financial City, Chengdu
Yanlord Landmark, Hongzhaobi Crossroads, Chengdu
Anshun Bridge and Jinjiang River
Daci Temple Taikoo Li
Chengdu Global Center
Arabica at Kuanzhai Alleys
The Dujiangyan Irrigation System built in 256 BC still functions today.
Xiling Snow Mountain

Chengdu (, ; simplified Chinese: 成都; pinyin: Chéngdū; Sichuanese pronunciation:, Standard Chinese pronunciation: ), alternatively romanized as Chengtu, is a sub-provincial city which serves as the capital of the Chinese province of Sichuan.

- Chengdu

The Dujiangyan is an ancient irrigation system in Dujiangyan City, Sichuan, China.

- Dujiangyan

Sichuan's capital city is Chengdu.

- Sichuan

The area is in the west part of the Chengdu Plain, between the Sichuan Basin and the Tibetan Plateau.

- Dujiangyan

The site of Dujiangyan, an ancient irrigation system, is designated as a World Heritage Site.

- Chengdu

Li Bing, engineered the Dujiangyan irrigation system to control the Min River, a major tributary of the Yangtze.

- Sichuan
The archaeological site of Jinsha is a major discovery in Chengdu in 2001.

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Topographic map showing the Yangtze River flowing from Chongqing (bottom left) through the ridge-like detachment folds of the eastern Sichuan Basin (left) and the Three Gorges (top right)

Sichuan Basin

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Lowland region in southwestern China.

Lowland region in southwestern China.

Topographic map showing the Yangtze River flowing from Chongqing (bottom left) through the ridge-like detachment folds of the eastern Sichuan Basin (left) and the Three Gorges (top right)
Haze forming within the Sichuan Basin, with the Daxue Mountains to the west
Evergreen broadleaf forests on Mount Emei
Map showing the Sichuan Basin (bottom left) independent of the ancient Chinese Zhou Dynasty prior to annexation by the Qin during the Warring States Period
The 2000-year-old Dujiangyan irrigation project
The densely populated Sichuan Basin (centre) stands out relative to the more sparsely populated surrounding mountainous regions
Laziji, a dish in Sichuanese cuisine
The Sidu River Bridge carries Expressway G50 from Central China across the Wu Mountains and into the Sichuan Basin
Map of the Yangtze River drainage basin with the Sichuan Basin in the centre
Map showing the second Shu State in the Sichuan Basin during the Three Kingdoms period
Sichuanese dialects are spoken in the Sichuan Basin and surrounding areas
The 4th century BC Shu Roads connected Sichuan Basin with the Yellow River valley (Shaanxi)
Sichuan Basin in relation to Southeast Asia and the eastern part of South Asia, with the Tea Horse Road routes highlighted in red

The basin is anchored by Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, in the west, and the direct-administered municipality of Chongqing in the east.

Irrigation in the western part of the basin has been controlled for over two millennia by the monumental Dujiangyan irrigation system, where the Min River enters.

Map showing the Kingdom of Shu during Zhou dynasty

Shu (state)

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Map showing the Kingdom of Shu during Zhou dynasty
A bronze head with gold foil created by the inhabitants of Shu during the thirteenth or twelfth century BCE.
A large bronze head with protruding eyes believed to be a depiction of Cancong, the semi-legendary first king of Shu
Sichuan Basin before the Qin conquest, 5th century BCE

Shu was an ancient state in what is now Sichuan Province.

Circa 2050–1250 BCE the site of Sanxingdui 40 km north of Chengdu appears to have been the center of a fairly extensive kingdom.

The great Dujiangyan Irrigation System was begun to divert the Min River east to the Chengdu Plain.

Statue of Li Bing at Erwang Temple, Dujiangyan, sculpted during the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220 AD)

Li Bing (Qin)

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Chinese hydraulic engineer and politician of the Warring States period.

Chinese hydraulic engineer and politician of the Warring States period.

Statue of Li Bing at Erwang Temple, Dujiangyan, sculpted during the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220 AD)
The central sections of the Dujiangyan.
The map showing the plan of Dujiangyan project

He served the state of Qin as an administrator and is revered for his work on the Dujiangyan River Control System, which both controlled flooding and provided irrigation water year-round, greatly increasing the productivity of the valley.

306–251 BC) dispatched Li Bing as a joint military and civilian governor (shou) over Shu, a recently defeated state in Sichuan province, Southwest China, just west of modern Chengdu.