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.
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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.