C hengdu, also known as “Rong”, is the capital city of Sichuan Province. As a sub-provincial and regional central city, Chengdu plays a vital role in politics, culture, commerce and trade, finance, science and education, military, transportation and communication. In addition, it boasts the largest airport with the 1st comprehensive strength in western part of China. Situated at central Chuanxi Plain, the largest plain in the eastern area of west China as well as southwest China, Chengdu is flat with a network of rivers and abundant resources and large water capacity, thus renowned as the Land of Abundance. Chengdu has a 2,600- year-long history with its name unchanged for thousands of years. It was set as the capital city for 9 times in ancient feudal times and expanded when each government settled here. Read More Below.