Perched on the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing rivers
, Chongqing was once a quiet port city of 200,000 people.
The water level downstream on the Jialing river
in Chongqing breached government warning levels and flooded riverside communities for the second time this week.
jpg" alt="Ciqikou town (formerly Hidden Dragon Town), located 14 km west of Chongqing banks of the Jialing River
, suffered from heaven rains and floods.
AS many as 68 people are feared dead after an overloaded ferry capsized and sank on the Jialing River
in south-western China, it was revealed yesterday.
The new Jiayue Bridge crosses the Jialing River
near the town of Yuelai, Chongqing in China.
PARATYPES: 7 [male][male], same data as the holotype; 5 [male][male], China: Shaanxi province, Qinling Mountains, East of Jialing River
Source Scenic Spot, 1575 m, 106.
But a few months later, there appeared in The New Yorker: "China Journal," miraculous new poems from the Great Wall, the Jialing River
(where the poet was "speechless from daybreak till now"), Leshan, and Xi'an.
Chongqing is the site of the Three Gorges Dam, and it sits on the steep hills above the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers