Tianjin

1913 map of Tianjin
Church of Our Lady's Victories, built in 1869, was the site of the Tianjin Church Massacre.
Peiyang University, established 1895
Tung Lai Bank building on Heping Road, built in 1930
Major crossing (Rue Général Foch and Rue de Chaylard) of downtown Tientsin in French concession
Asahi Street (now Heping Road) in 1939 Tianjin flood
P.R.China's 10th anniversary parade in Tianjin in 1959
Tianjin Eye
Monument of TEDA
Population density and low elevation coastal zones in the Tianjin area. Tianjin is particularly vulnerable to sea level rise.
Tianjin (labeled as T'IEN-CHIN (TIENTSIN) 天津) (1955)
Map of the Hai River Basin
2011 satellite image of Tianjin. The city center was on the left, while the smaller urban area to the right was the Binhai New Area.
Hai River in 2011
Airport Industrial Park, Dongli District
Then-Premier Wen Jiabao, himself a Tianjin native, and Klaus Schwab at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions of World Economic Forum in Tianjin, 2010
Tianjin city center
Tianjin Economic and Technological Development Area
US Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi visiting a Tianjin Qingyuan Electric Vehicle factory in 2009
Old Guanyinhao Bank
Crosstalk in Tianjin
Nankai University
Jingwei Tries to Fill the Sea, the dome mural of Tianjin railway station
Tianjin Binhai International Airport Terminal 1 and 2
Port of Tianjin pilot boat berth
The TEDA Modern Guided Rail Tram is one of the two rubber tire tram systems in Asia
The Tianjin Metro near Liuyuan station
Tianjin railway station
Tianjin West railway station
Tianjin Bus Route 606
A Mazu temple in Tianjin
House decorated by more than seven hundred million pieces of ceramic
Tianjin Museum
Tianjin Italian Town
Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium, Nankai District
Tianjin Juilliard School in Binhai,Tianjin

Municipality and a coastal metropolis in Northern China on the shore of the Bohai Sea.

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1913 map of Tianjin

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Map including Baoding and surrounding region (NIMA, 1998)

Baoding

Prefecture-level city in central Hebei province, approximately 150 km southwest of Beijing.

Prefecture-level city in central Hebei province, approximately 150 km southwest of Beijing.

Map including Baoding and surrounding region (NIMA, 1998)
Bus line 1 near Baoding Railway Station
Baoding balls
Qi Yi Zhong Road of Baoding
A courtyard in the mansion of the governor of Zhili
Temple in the centre of old Baoding
Dongfeng Road, Baoding
Part of Yuhua Road, the main street of old Baoding
Arch on Yuhua Road, old Baoding
An intersection in Yuhua Road's shopping district
The Wanbo Tower in a sunny afternoon, Baoding CBD
A civic monument
A public park
A public park
Baoding Cathedral
Baoding Railway Station
Baoding East Railway Station for High-Speed Rail Trains
Baoding city buses before 2007
Baoding in the evening
Old Baoding railway station
Old Baoding railway station
Baoding Old Quarter
Skylines in Baoding CBD
Closer look at the Wanbo Tower in a sunny day
Closer look at the Maoye Tower in a sunny day, Baoding CBD
The Wanbo Plaza at night, Baoding CBD
The Wanbo Plaza at night, Baoding CBD
The Wanbo Plaza at night, Baoding CBD

The Jingshi Expressway connects the two cities, and Baoding is also the western terminus of the Baojin Expressway linking Baoding with Tianjin, which is one out of two nearest ports (Huanghua is the other one).

Aerial view of downtown Langfang (below) and Beijing Daxing International Airport in July 2019

Langfang

Prefecture-level city of Hebei Province, which was known as Tianjin Prefecture until 1973.

Prefecture-level city of Hebei Province, which was known as Tianjin Prefecture until 1973.

Aerial view of downtown Langfang (below) and Beijing Daxing International Airport in July 2019
Langfang Railway Station

Langfang is located approximately midway between Beijing and Tianjin.

TEDA customs, Tianjin (2003).

Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area

TEDA customs, Tianjin (2003).
TEDA finance street, Tianjin (2004).
Apartment-style housing - June 2017
Tianjin Juilliard School in Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area

Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area, commonly abbreviated as TEDA is the main free market zone in Binhai, Tianjin, China.

A CR400BF high-speed train at the Tianjin railway station.

Beijing–Tianjin intercity railway

A CR400BF high-speed train at the Tianjin railway station.
Viaduct on the Beijing–Tianjin intercity railway.
Tianjin railway station
Yujiapu railway station
"5100" brand mineral water. A passenger can get a complimentary bottle on showing his or her intercity train ticket
Tickets bought at high-speed railway stations are blue magnetic tickets, different from the regular pink tickets

The Beijing–Tianjin intercity railway is a Chinese high-speed railway that runs 117 km line (72.7 statute miles) between Beijing and Tianjin.

67th Foot of the British Army taking the Taku Forts in 1860.

Taku Forts

67th Foot of the British Army taking the Taku Forts in 1860.
The Capture of the Forts at Taku by Fritz Neumann
Interior of Angle of North Fort Immediately after Its Capture, 21 August 1860
Model of the Taku Forts in the Dagukou Fort Ruins Museum, Tanggu, China.
View of the gun platform from outside the defensive works.
Dedication plaque at the Dagukou Fort Ruins Museum.
View from inside the defensive works.

The Taku Forts or Dagu Forts, also called the Peiho Forts are forts located by the Hai River (Peiho River) estuary in the Binhai New Area, Tianjin, in northeastern China.

Port of Tianjin

Largest port in Northern China and the main maritime gateway to Beijing.

Largest port in Northern China and the main maritime gateway to Beijing.

Map of the Port of Tianjin and its Approaches
North Bulwark of Tianjin Port
Annual Throughput of the Port of Tianjin 1990–2011
A ship passing from the Haihe into the Xingang seaport through the Xingang Shiplock
The Haihe Second Barrier from the east.
The new headquarters building for the Tianjin Port Group, next to the Yihang International Building.
The VTS Tower houses the traffic control center for the Port and its approaches
Main Channel buoy 44 and Petrochemical Terminal
Tianjin Coastal Radio's Tanggu Station
Tianjin Search and Rescue Base. In the background is the CNOOC Bohai Oil Building A.
The Tianjin Port PSB Floating Station, moored at the Passenger Terminal.
China Coast Guard cutter at the Xingang Shipyard
The ownership structure of the Tianjin Port after the 2009 merger. Green boxes are foreign-registered entities, blue boxes are mainland-registered
Tianjin Port Planning Map for 2030
Two harbor tugs at the First Pier Tug Wharf
A water tender and a bunker tender resupplying a freighter at the First Stevedoring Co. wharf.
A ship under construction at the Bomesc Fabrication Site
The Tianjin Port International Trade and Shipping Service Center.
The Tianjin Xingang Passenger Terminal
Tianjin Cruise Homeport
China MSA's seaways plan for the Bohai Sea. Planned routes follow closely the seaways currently in use.
Internal port railroad approaching the Fourth Stevedoring Company wharf on the Beijiang Third Pier
Map of the Tianjin Port Container Logistics Center
Heavy traffic at the Container Logistics Center
Map of the Port of Tianjin's National Network of Dry Ports and Intermodal Trains

The port is on the western shore of the Bohai Bay, centred on the estuary of the Haihe River, 170 km southeast of Beijing and 60 km east of Tianjin city.

Location map of Bohai Economic Rim (yellow), Yangtze River Delta (blue) and Pearl River Delta (silver).

Bohai Economic Rim

Location map of Bohai Economic Rim (yellow), Yangtze River Delta (blue) and Pearl River Delta (silver).

The Bohai Economic Rim (BER) or Bohai Bay Economic Rim (BBER) is the economic region surrounding Tianjin (Tientsin).

Sui provinces, ca. 610

Direct-administered municipalities of China

Highest level of classification for cities used by the People's Republic of China.

Highest level of classification for cities used by the People's Republic of China.

Sui provinces, ca. 610

The first municipalities were the 11 cities of Nanjing, Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Qingdao, Chongqing, Xi'an, Guangzhou, Hankou (now part of Wuhan), Shenyang, and Harbin under the Republic of China.

Brookings Institution, founded in 1916 in Washington, D.C.

Globalization and World Cities Research Network

Think tank that studies the relationships between world cities in the context of globalization.

Think tank that studies the relationships between world cities in the context of globalization.

Brookings Institution, founded in 1916 in Washington, D.C.

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Brown sediment spills out into the Yellow Sea from rivers in eastern China and Korea. The nutrients in the sediment may be responsible for the bloom of phytoplankton seen as blue-green swirls.

Yellow Sea

Marginal sea of the Western Pacific Ocean located between mainland China and the Korean Peninsula, and can be considered the northwestern part of the East China Sea.

Marginal sea of the Western Pacific Ocean located between mainland China and the Korean Peninsula, and can be considered the northwestern part of the East China Sea.

Brown sediment spills out into the Yellow Sea from rivers in eastern China and Korea. The nutrients in the sediment may be responsible for the bloom of phytoplankton seen as blue-green swirls.
Waves crashing at Jeju Province island
Rocky shore in Dalian, Liaoning, China
Satellite image of a dust storm over East Asia on 2 March 2008
Migration paths and resting grounds of bar-tailed godwit at the Yellow Sea.
A map of population density around the Yellow Sea in East Asia (1994)

The innermost bay of northwestern Yellow Sea is called the Bohai Sea (previously Pechihli Bay or Chihli Bay), into which flow some of the most important rivers of northern China, such as the Yellow River (through Shandong province and its capital Jinan), the Hai River (through Beijing and Tianjin) and the Liao River (through Liaoning province).