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Chong·qing

 (chông′chĭng′, cho͞ong′-) also Chung·king (cho͝ong′kĭng′, jo͝ong′gĭng′)
A city of south-central China on the Yangtze River. It was the capital of Chiang Kai-shek's government from 1937 to 1946.

Chongqing

(ˈtʃʊŋˈtʃɪŋ) ,

Chungking

or

Ch'ung-ch'ing

n
(Placename) a river port in SW China, capital of Chongqing municipality (traditionally in Sichuan province) at the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing rivers: site of a city since the 3rd millennium bc; wartime capital of China (1938–45); major trade centre for W China. Pop: 4 975 000 (2005 est). Former name: Pahsien

Chong•qing

(ˈtʃɔŋˈtʃɪŋ)

also Chungking



n.
a city in SE Sichuan province, in S central China, on the Chang Jiang. 2,980,000.
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Noun1.Chongqing - a city in south-central China on the Chang JiangChongqing - a city in south-central China on the Chang Jiang; a commercial center for western China
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has won exclusive concession contracts to set up and operate its on-bus free Wi-Fi network on 6,600 urban buses in Chongqing City, a municipality directly under the central government, and 2,500 urban buses in Taiyuan City, the provincial capital of Shanxi province.
VisionChina Media" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: VISN), China's largest out-of-home digital television advertising network on mass transportation systems and the leading provider of urban mass transit Wi-Fi, today announced that it has been awarded exclusive concession contracts to install and operate its on-bus free Wi-Fi network on 6,600 urban buses in Chongqing City, a municipality directly under the central government, and 2,500 urban buses in Taiyuan City, the provincial capital of Shanxi province.
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He said the more companies of Chongqing City of China would come to Pakistan to find out possibilities of joint ventures and investment.
The Eastern Star, which has the capacity to carry more than 500 people, was heading to southwest China's Chongqing city from Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province.
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We too in China would like the people of Qatar to visit our country and especially Chongqing city, which I can assure you, is a fabulous tourist destination," the professor said promoting his native Chongqing.
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