endowed city next to shu path
access to rivers and oceans
Guangyuan,located at the geometrical center of four provincial capitals of Chengdu,Xi’an,Lanzhou and Chongqing,is a large channel to leave Sichuan Province northward,and a 3D comprehensive traffic hub connecting the northwest and southwest,rivers and oceans. 4 expressways including G5 Beijing-Kunming Expressways,G75 Lanzhou-Haikou Expressways,G5012 Enshi-Guangyuan Expressways and S1H Guangyuan Belt Expressways, and 3 railways including Baoji-Chengdu Railway, Lanzhou-Chongqing Railway and Guangyuan-Bazhong-Dazhou Railway intersect with each other in Guangyuan. Chongqing-Xinjiang-Europe Railway and Chendu-Europe High-Speed Railway also pass through Guangyuan, While Xi’an-Chengdu Passenger Railway Line has been completed and opened to the public. The journey by the route from Xinjiang to Gwadar Port in Pakistan through Guangyuan will be nearly 6,000km shorter than it from Shanghai Silk Road to the Indian Ocean. Guangyuan Airport has opened 6 air lines including Hangzhou, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Shanghai and Haikou. The Guangyuan Port as No.1 Port of the Great-lenght Jialing River has been opened to the public, where, after fully opening to navigation, ship of 1,000t will directly reach Chongqing, Shanghai,etc., and then Guangyuan will be the inland port city the shortest distance to the Great Northwest.
capital for health and rehabilitation
With rich tourism resources of great natural endowments and strong characteristics, Guangyuan is one of the regions with the richest tourism resources in Sichuan province,and the best destination of ecological leisure, holiday and tourism. It boosts various famous historic and cultural sites and abundant natural cultural tourism resources, 40 national class-A tourism attractions including 1 national class-5A tourism attraction, Jianmen Pass, Jianmen Shu Path, 19 national class-4A tourism attractions including Huangze temple, zhaohua Ancient City, Tangjia River and Gucheng Mountain-Qili Gorge, with the total number of national class-A tourist attractions and tourist attractions of national class-4A or above ranking the top in the province.
At present, the city has established 4 institutions of higher education and 23 secondary
vocational schools including 3 schools listed in the national reform and development model project of secondary vocational education,
6 national key vocational schools and 1 provincial key vocational school, 2 national ...
At the south foot of Qinling, as a transitional belt of the south-north climates, Guangyuan is surrounded by dense forest at a coverage ratio of 56.18%. It is an ecological barrier on the upper streams of Jialing River and enjoys high quality of air ranking top in Sichuan Province with the annual average days; water is also of high quality here, as evidenced by the large rivers of Jialing River and Bailong River with exit section reaching national level-Ⅱwater standard; annual average temperature remains around 16.1℃,annual average humidity 65% to 75% and annual average rainfall at 915mm. Tingzi Lake, Bailong Lake, Shengzhong Lake and Qifeng Lake constitute a gorgeous landscape of “Ancient Waterway of Shu for Thousands of years, Mountainous Gallery of Miles”. Citizens over 80 in the city total up to 48,036 and 57 are aged above 100. It is a place suitable for health preservation and retirement life in western China.
Guangyuan is abundant in natural resources and potential in clean energies such as natural gas, wind, hydro, solar and geothermal. It is an important energy base in Sichuan Province and the hometown of hot spring in China. Also it is an advantageous place to develop green food and organic food in Sichuan, and is designated as the provincial pollution-free city of agricultural products origin and the first agricultural products quality safety supervision model city. At present, it is rapidly building the important green food base in western China.
Guangyuan, by fully leveraging its advantages in high-quality ecologic agricultural products including red-core kiwi, walnut, traditional Chinese medicinal materials, olive, Micangshan tea rich in Se and Zn, Jianmenguan free-range chicken, ecological beef cattle and mutton sheep, and the trading up, the green, branded and scaled development trend of food and beverage industry in China, focuses on the development of agricultural and sideline foodstuffs processing, food producing, beverage processing and other industries, to promote the transformation, upgrading and transcendent development of food＆beverage industry for the purpose of a famous food industry city in China and a famous green food＆beverage base in the west. By 2020, Its output shall reach RMB 42 Billion, with an annual growth around 14%.