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Chongqing City

Chongqing City (重慶市 or 重庆市 in pinyin: chong2 qing4 shi4, literal meaning: "Double Celebration") in China is the capital of the Chongqing Municipality, which has a provincial-level status.

Located on the upper reaches of the Yangtze, Chongqing is planned to be the beachhead for the development of the western part of the country. Massive public works are currently under way in the city.

Chongqing was the provisional capital of the government of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek during World War II (Second Chinese-Japanese War).

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