Tianjin is the gate of the capital in geography. There are 18 districts and counties in Tianjin. With more than 30 kinds of rich natural resources, as known metal mineral , nonmetal mineral, fuel and geothermal resources, Tianjin is the city with the most mineral resources in China. Tianjin has become a well-developed hub with a sea-land-air transportation network.It is in the front row for the number and the proportion of the scientific and technical talents. There are 20 universities and 155 research and development organizations owned by the nation.
Area: 11919.7 square kilometers. The length from south to north is 189 kilometers and the width from east to west is 117 kilometers. The Bohai Sea is on its east and the Yan Mountain is on its north.
Population: 9.5948 million
Location: Located from 38 degree 34' to 40 degree 15' for north latitude and from 116 degree 43' to 118 degree 4' for east longitude, it's at the Northeast of North China and the lower reaches of the Haihe River
Climate: The climate in Tianjin is warm, semi humidity, semi dry and monsoon with typical features of the warm temperature zone. The average temperature in the whole year is 12.3 degree centigrade. The average temperature in the hottest July is 26 degree centigrade and the record for the hottest temperature reached 39.7 degree centigrade on the 4th,July 1972; the average temperature in the coldest January is 4 degrees below zero centigrade and the record for the lowest temperature reached 22.9 degrees below zero centigrade in 1966.The annual waterfall is 561.3 millimeters.
LI MU TAI
Li Mu Tai Scenic spot is one of the scenic spots in tianjin Nine –Dragon Mountain National Forest Park, it is also the Quartzite Peak Forest and Canyon Scenic zone of jixian National Geo-park, covering 1000 hectares of land area. Experts claim that it is the Shen Nong jia of Tianjin, for its grand precipitous peaks and canyons, quiet and secluded forest scenery, running streams and twining plants. There are over 80 main peaks in the scenic spot , 65 of which are over 500 meters high . With its 90% of green coverage , the scenic spot is a typical primeval forest ecosystem in the North China ,growing over 600 species of over 100 families plants.The scenic spot boasts rich water resource. This beautiful scenic spot provides with comprehensive service . Eat the special local food and enjoy the beautiful scenery, entertain yourself whole heartedly.The tourist items include the following:primeval forest sightseeing tour, azalea sightseeing tour, ecological popular science tour,rock climbing and body building tour, treasure looking in the deep mountain, recreational holiday tour, fruits picking tour, old revolutionary area tour and the great wall climbing tour.
Huangyaguan Great Wall
Located in the mountainous area of Tianjin's northern Ji County, the Huangyaguan Great Wall was first built during the Northern Qi Dynasty (550 - 557) and repaired in large scale with bricks during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). When appointed as the chief commanding officer in the Ji Garrison (one of the eleven garrisons of the Ming Dynasty), Qi Jiguang added watch towers and other defensive works.The Huangyaguan Great Wall comes out first in the ten most-visited sites in Tianjin. It is considered to be a miniature of the Great Wall. The entire section is built on an abrupt mountain ridge. Being endowed with both natural beauty and cultural interest, it has become famous as a natural beauty spot and a summer resort. The major scenic area is composed of Huangyaguan Pass and Taiping Mountain Stronghold.
Tianjin Sweet Chestnut Liyanggeng
Brief introduction: Yanggeng is derived from China. It was introduced to Japan by Japanese monks studying in China in Liancang era (circa 1192-1333). And then it was loved and enjoyed by Japanese residents as a tea snack. As a traditional Chinese snack, Tianjin Sweet Chestnut Liyanggeng, combining the fragrancy of Yanggeng and sweetness of Tianjin chestnut, is definitely worthy of your indulgence.
Tianjin Fried Sweet Chestnut
Brief introduction: Tianjin sweet chestnut is a popular lite snack in the winter of north China and also favored by the Japanese. It was called "Tianjin Sweet Chestnut" because it was spread to Japan from Tianjin port. The chestnut, growing in Yanshan Mountains, north of the Great Wall, has always been praised as "King of the Chestnuts" for its unique aroma, sweet taste and mineral contents, such as iron and calcium.