Chongqing 重庆市, one of China's 3 furnaces...
One of China's three furnaces (三大火炉) referring to the especially hot and oppressively humid summer weather in major cities in the Yangtze River Valley (along with #Nanjing and #Wuhan). Others talk about 4 or 7 furnaces (including Changsha, Hangzhou, Nanchang or Shanghai). Anyway Chongqing is definitely one of the furnaces and the city even adds another dimension being a furnace, their signature spicy #hotpot
Known as Mountain City due to its mountainous rugged terrain and steep gorges, and City of Fog with many foggy days during spring and autumn.
Wartime capital during the during the period of the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression 1937-1945.
Official abbreviated as "Yú" (渝), Chongqing area was the cradle of the ancient Ba Kingdom and Bayu culture more than 3000 years ago.
In 2018, the central China's municipality population was over 30 million people.