Chengdu is the capital city of Sichuan Province, and locates at western part of Sichuan Basin. With the mild weather and abundant nature resources, Chengdu has enjoyed a reputation of “Land of Abundance” since ancient times. Also, Chengdu is often regarded as one of historical cities with strong cultural background in China as well as the birthplace of ancient “SHU” culture which could be dated back to 3000 to 5000 years ago. And a history of being capitals for different dynasties for more than 2000 years contributes to the name of Chengdu as one of ten famous ancient capital cities in China.
Nowadays, Chengdu also plays an important role as the central city in western China, and as well as a center of developing west in multiple aspects such as technology, commerce, finance, transport and communication. Besides, Chengdu is also well known as “the City of Recreation and Gourmets”.