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Encyclopedia > Tianjin City
天津市
Tiānjīn Shì
Abbreviation: 津 (pinyin: Jīn)
Tianjin is highlighted on this map
Origin of name 天 tiān - heaven
津 jīn - river ford
"emperor's ford"
Administration type Municipality
CPC Tianjin Committee Secretary Zhang Lichang 张立昌
Mayor Dai Xianglong 戴相龙
Area 11,920 km² (30th)
Population (2004)
 - Metropolitan area
 - Density
10,240,000 (27th)
approx. 5 million
859/km² (3rd)
GDP (2004)
 - per capita
CNY 293.2 billion (21st)
CNY 28,600 (3rd)
HDI (2005) 0.855 (3rd) — high
Major nationalities (2000) Han - 97%
Hui - 2%
Manchu - 0.6%
City flower Chinese rose
(Rosa chinensis)
County-level divisions 18
Township-level divisions
(December 31, 2004)
240
Postal code 300000 - 301900
Area code 22
Licence plate prefixes 津A, B, C, D
津E (taxis)
ISO 3166-2 CN-12
Official website:
www.tj.gov.cn (Simplified Chinese)

Tianjin  (Chinese: 天津; pinyin: Tiānjīn; Postal System Pinyin: Tientsin) is one of the four municipalities of the People's Republic of China. As a municipality, Tianjin has provincial-level status and comes directly under the central government. Tianjin's urban area is the third largest city in Mainland China. It has been suggested that Apocopation be merged into this article or section. ... Pinyin is a system of romanization (phonemic notation and transcription to Roman script) for Standard Mandarin, where pin means spell and yin means sound. The most common variant of pinyin in use is called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: , Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n), also known as scheme... Made by uploader. ... The king or wang (王 wáng) was the Chinese head of state from the Zhou to Qin dynasties. ... Direct-controlled municipalities are the highest-level cities in China, with status equal to that of the provinces. ... 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Tianjin's urban area is located along the Hai He River. Its ports, some distance away, are located on Bohai Gulf of the Pacific Ocean. Tianjin Municipality borders Hebei province to the north, south, and west; the municipality of Beijing in a small portion to the northwest; and Bohai Gulf to the east. Categories: China geography stubs | Chinese rivers ... Bo Hai (Chinese: 渤海; pinyin: B hăi; Wade-Giles: Po-hai lit. ... Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh) is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: BÄ›ijÄ«ng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Bo Hai (Chinese: 渤海; pinyin: B hăi; Wade-Giles: Po-hai lit. ...

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History

See also: Concessions in Tianjin

The land where Tianjin lies today was created in historical times by sedimentation of various rivers entering the sea at Bohai Bay, including the Yellow River, which entered the sea in this area at one point. The Concessions in Tianjin were concession territories ceded by the Qing Dynasty to the imperial powers in Tianjin (then romanized in Postal System Pinyin as Tientsin), China. ... Sediment is any particulate matter that can be transported by fluid flow and which eventually is deposited as a layer of solid particles on the bed or bottom of a body of water or other liquid. ... Bohai Bay is one of the three bays forming the Bohai Gulf, the innermost gulf of the China. ... For other Yellow Rivers, see Yellow River (disambiguation). ...


The opening of the Grand Canal of China during the Sui Dynasty prompted the development of Tianjin into a trading center. Until 1404 Tianjin was called "Zhigu" (直沽), or "Straight Port". In that year, the Emperor Yongle renamed the city "Tianjin", literally "Heaven Ford", to mean that the emperor (son of heaven) forded the river at that point. This is because he had indeed forded the river at Tianjin while on a campaign to wrest the throne from his nephew. A fort was established at Tianjin, known as "Tianjin Wei" (T: 天津衛 / S: 天津卫), meaning "Fort Tianjin". The Grand Canal (Simplified Chinese: 大运河; Traditional Chinese: 大運河; Pinyin: Dà Yùnhé) of China, also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal (Simplified Chinese: 京杭大运河; Traditional Chinese: 京杭大運河; Pinyin: JÄ«ng Háng Dà Yùnhé) is the largest ancient canal or artificial river in the world. ... The Sui Dynasty (Chinese: ; pinyin: suí cháo; 581-618) followed the Southern and Northern Dynasties and preceded the Tang Dynasty in China. ... Events June 14 - Owain Glyndwr of Wales allies with the French against the English and the Henry of Lancaster. ... The Yongle Emperor (May 2, 1360–August 12, 1424), born Zhu Di, was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty of China from 1402 to 1424. ... The king or wang (王 wáng) was the Chinese head of state from the Zhou to Qin dynasties. ...


Tianjin was promoted to a prefecture in 1725. Tianjin County was established under the prefecture in 1731. The zhōu (州) was a historical political division of China. ... Events February 8 - Catherine I became empress of Russia February 20 - The first reported case of white men scalping Native Americans takes place in New Hampshire colony. ... Events 10 Downing Street becomes the official residence of the United Kingdoms Prime Minister when Robert Walpole moves in. ...


In 1856 Chinese soldiers boarded The Arrow, a Chinese-owned ship registered in Hong Kong flying the British flag and suspected of piracy, smuggling and of being engaged in the opium trade. They captured 12 men and imprisoned them. In response the British and French sent gunboats under the command of Admiral Sir Michael Seymour to capture the Taku forts near Tianjin in May 1858. At the end of the first part of the Second Opium War in June of the same year, the Treaties of Tianjin were signed, which opened Tianjin to foreign trade. The treaties were ratified by the Emperor of China in 1860, and Tianjin was formally opened to the outside world. Between 1895 and 1900 Britain and France were joined by the empires of Japan, Germany and Russia, and even by countries without other Chinese concessions such as Austria-Hungary, Italy and Belgium, in establishing self-contained concessions in Tianjin, each with its own prisons, schools, barracks and hospitals. For a map, see [1] 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Sir Michael Seymour (1802 - 1887) was a British admiral and the uncle of Sir Edward Hobart Seymour, also an admiral. ... The Taku Forts (or Dagu Fort; Chinese: 大沽船坞; pinyin: dagu paotai) are forts located by the Hai He (Peiho River) estuary, in Tanggu District, Tianjin municipality, in northeastern China. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Second Opium War or Arrow War was a war of the United Kingdom and France against the Qing Dynasty of China from 1856 to 1860. ... The Treaties of Tientsin (天津條約) were signed in Tianjin in June 1858, ending the first part of the Second Opium War (1856-1860). ... The emperor or huángdì (皇帝) of China was the head of government and head of state of China from the Qin dynasty in 221 BC until the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday. ... A concession is a territory within one country that is administered by another country. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... The Concessions in Tianjin were concession territories ceded by the Qing Dynasty to the imperial powers in Tianjin (then romanized in Postal System Pinyin as Tientsin), China. ...


The presence of foreign influence in Tianjin was not always peaceful; one of the most serious violent incidents to take place was the Tianjin Church Incident (天津教案). In June 1870, Wanghailou Church (T: 望海樓教堂 / S: 望海楼教堂) in Tianjin, built by French missionaries one year earlier, was implicated in the kidnapping, death by neglect, and improper burial of Chinese children. On June 21, the magistrate of Tianjin County initiated a showdown at the church that developed into violent clashes between the church's Christian supporters and non-Christian Tianjin residents. The furious protestors eventually burned down Wanghailou Church and the nearby French consulate. After the incident, France and six other Western nations complained to the Qing government, which was forced to pay compensation for the incident. 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... A magistrate is a judicial officer. ... The Qing Dynasty (Chinese: ; Pinyin: QÄ«ng cháo; Wade-Giles: Ching chao; Manchu: daicing gurun), occasionally known as the Manchu Dynasty, is a Chinese term for the Empire of the Great Qing (Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: dàqÄ«ngguó), founded by the Manchu clan Aisin Gioro, in what...


In June 1900, the Boxers were able to seize control of much of Tianjin. On June 26 belligerent European forces headed towards Beijing were stopped by Boxers at nearby Langfang, and were defeated and forced to turn back to Tianjin. The foreign concessions also came under siege for several weeks. 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday. ... Combatants Eight-Nation Alliance (ordered by contribution): Japan Russia United Kingdom France United States Germany Italy Austria-Hungary Righteous Harmony Society Qing China Commanders Edward Seymour Alfred Gaselee Ci Xi Strength 20,000 initially 49,000 total Over 100,000 Casualties 230 foreigners, thousands of civilians Unknown This article is... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: Běijīng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Langfang (廊坊), Hebei province, China, is a prefecture-level city located approximately midway between Beijing and Tianjin with a population of 3. ...


Tianjin was established as a municipality of China in 1927. Direct-controlled municipalities are the highest-level cities in China, with status equal to that of the provinces. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


On July 30, 1937, Tianjin fell to Japan, as part of the Second Sino-Japanese War, but not entirely occupied, respecting non-foe foreign concessions. During the occupation Tianjin was ruled by the North China Executive Committee, a puppet state based in Beijing. Japanese occupation lasted until August 15, 1945, the surrender of Japan marking the end of World War II. July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Combatants Republic of China Empire of Japan Commanders Chiang Kai-shek, Mao Tse-Tung, Yan Xishan, Feng Yuxiang, Zhu De, He Yingqin Hideki Tojo, Matsui Iwane, Jiro Minami, Kesago Nakajima, Toshizo Nishio, Yasuji Okamura. ... A puppet state is a state whose government, though notionally of the same culture as the governed people - owes its existence (or other major debt) to being installed, supported or controlled by a more powerful entity, typically a foreign power. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: Běijīng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... 1945 (MCMVL) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... This article is becoming very long. ...

Gate monument (paifang) extolling Confucius
Gate monument (paifang) extolling Confucius

After 1945, Tianjin became base to American forces. In December 1946, the rape of a Beiping (now Beijing) female university student by an American soldier, together with a series of rapes that had previously occurred in Tianjin, sparked protests in Tianjin that culminated in a demonstration on January 1, 1947 involving thousands of students. American troops pulled out of Tianjin in June 1947. Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2317 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2317 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... One of the formal entrances or Paifang to Chinatown in London, England. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... 1945 (MCMVL) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: Běijīng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ...


Communist forces took Tianjin on January 15, 1949, following a 29-hour long battle. After communist takeover, Tianjin remained a municipality of China, except between 1958 and 1967, when it was reduced to be a part of and the capital of Hebei province. The Tangshan earthquake of 1976 killed 23,938 people in Tianjin and did heavy damage. The Communist Party of China (CPC) (official name) also known as Chinese Communist Party (CCP) (Simplified Chinese: 中国共产党; Traditional Chinese: 中國共産黨; Pinyin: Zhōngguó Gòngchǎndǎng) is the ruling political party of the Peoples Republic of China. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... Direct-controlled municipalities are the highest-level cities in China, with status equal to that of the provinces. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh) is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Tangshan earthquake (唐山大地震) of July 28, 1976 is one of the largest earthquakes in loss of life to hit the modern world. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ...


After China began to open up in the late 1970s, Tianjin has seen rapid development, though it is now lagging behind other important cities like Shanghai, Beijing, and Guangzhou. The city's current mayor is Dong Lin Ge. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... Shanghai (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), stuated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is the largest city of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: Běijīng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... (Simplified Chinese: 广州; Traditional Chinese: 廣州; pinyin: Guǎngzhōu; Wade-Giles: Kuang-chou; Postal System Pinyin: Canton) is the capital of Guangdong Province in southern China. ...

Commercial area
Commercial area
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Geography

Tianjin is at the northern end of the Grand Canal of China, which connects with the Huang He and Yangtze rivers. The Grand Canal (Simplified Chinese: 大运河; Traditional Chinese: 大運河; Pinyin: Dà Yùnhé) of China, also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal (Simplified Chinese: 京杭大运河; Traditional Chinese: 京杭大運河; Pinyin: Jīng Háng Dà Yùnhé) is the largest ancient canal or artificial river in the world. ... For other Yellow Rivers, see Yellow River (disambiguation). ... Afternoon light on the jagged grey mountains rising from the Yangtze River gorge The Yangtze River or Chang Jiang is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world after the Nile in Africa and the Amazon in South America. ...


Tianjin Municipality is generally flat, and swampy near the coast, but hilly in the far north, where the Yanshan Mountains pass through the tip of northern Tianjin. The highest point in Tianjin is Jiushanding Peak on the northern border with Hebei, at an altitude of 1078 m. Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh) is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The metre, or meter (US), is a measure of length. ...


The Hai He River forms within Tianjin Municipality at the confluence of the Ziya River, Daqing River, Yongding River, North Grand Canal, and South Grand Canal; and enters the Pacific Ocean at Tianjin Municipality as well, in Dagu District. Major reservoirs include the Beidagang Reservoir in the extreme south (in Dagang District) and the Yuqiao Reservoir in the extreme north (in Ji County). Categories: China geography stubs | Chinese rivers ...


The urban area of Tianjin is found in the south-central part of the Municipality. In addition to the main urban area of Tianjin proper, the coast along the Bohai is lined with a series of port towns, including Tanggu and Hangu. Tanggu is a city in the Tianjin municipality in the innermost gulf of the Yellow Sea on the coast of northeastern China. ... Hangu is a village from the Neamţ county. ...


Tianjin's climate is characterized by hot, humid summers, due to the monsoon, and dry, cold winters, due to the Siberian anticyclone. Spring is windy but dry, and most of the precipitation takes place in July and August. Tianjin also experiences occasional sandstorms which blow in from the Gobi Desert and may last for several days. For other senses of this word, see Summer (disambiguation). ... Monsoon in the Vindhya mountain range, central India A monsoon is a wind pattern that reverses direction with the seasons. ... For other senses of this word, see winter (disambiguation). ... Siberian Federal District (dark red) and the broadest definition of Siberia (red) Siberia (Russian: , Sibir’; Tatar: Seber) is a vast region of Russia and northern Kazakhstan constituting almost all of Northern Asia. ... In meteorology, an anticyclone (i. ...

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Subdivisions

Tianjin's Hexi Qu (district).
Tianjin's Hexi Qu (district).
Tianjin's Heping Qu (district)
Tianjin's Heping Qu (district)
Heping District
Heping District
Modern buildings in Tianjin Economic and Technological Development Area (TEDA)
Modern buildings in Tianjin Economic and Technological Development Area (TEDA)

Tianjin is divided into 18 county-level divisions, including 15 districts and 3 counties. Six of the districts govern the urban area of Tianjin: Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2380x1064, 1029 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Tianjin ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2380x1064, 1029 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Tianjin ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1820, 2326 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Tianjin ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1820, 2326 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Tianjin ... Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2857 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2857 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2592x1944, 2126 KB) // Source This photo was taken by Alexander Needham in July 2004 during a meeting in TEDA, Tianjin, China. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2592x1944, 2126 KB) // Source This photo was taken by Alexander Needham in July 2004 during a meeting in TEDA, Tianjin, China. ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... District, in the context of China, is used to refer to several unrelated political divisions in both ancient and modern China. ... In the context of Political divisions of China, county is the standard English translation of 县 (xiàn). ...

Three of the districts govern towns and harbours along the seacoast: Categories: China geography stubs ... Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiǎntǐzì; also called 简化字/簡化字, jiǎnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin (拼音, Pīnyīn) literally means join (together) sounds (a less literal translation being phoneticize, spell or transcription) in Chinese and usually refers to Hànyǔ Pīnyīn (汉语拼音, literal meaning: Han language pinyin), which is a system of... Nankai District (南开区 Nánkāi QÅ«) is a district located in the Chinese city of Tianjin. ... Hongqiao District (in Chinese: 红桥区) is one district in the city of Tianjin, China. ...

Four of the districts govern satellite towns and rural areas close to the urban center: Hangu District, China Hangu District, Pakistan Category: ...

  • Jinnan District (津南区 Jīnnán Qū)
  • Dongli District (东丽区 Dōnglì Qū)
  • Xiqing District (西青区 Xīqīng Qū)
  • Beichen District (北辰区 Běichén Qū)

Two of the districts as well as the three counties govern towns and rural areas further away from the urban center: Beichen District(北辰区) was orignally a suburban district of Tianjin city. ...

  • Baodi District (宝坻区 Bǎodǐ Qū) — Baodi County before 2001
  • Wuqing District (武清区 Wǔqīng Qū) — Wuqing County before 2000
  • Ji County (蓟县 Jì Xiàn)
  • Jinghai County (静海县 Jìnghǎi Xiàn)
  • Ninghe County (宁河县 Nínghé Xiàn)

In addition, the Tianjin Economic and Technological Development Area (TEDA) is not a formal level of administration, but nevertheless enjoys rights similar to a regular district. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Tianjin Economic and Technological Development Area (天津经济技术开发区, TEDA) is an area in Tanggu District in Tianjin. ...


These districts and counties are further subdivided, as of December 31, 2004, into 240 township-level divisions, including 120 towns, 18 townships, 2 ethnic townships and 100 subdistricts. December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... When referring to Political Divisions of China, town is the standard English translation of the Chinese 镇 (zhèn). ... When referring to Political Divisions of China, township is the standard English translation of the Chinese 乡 (xiāng). ... The Subdistrict is one of the smallest Political_divisions_of_China. ...

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Economy

The nominal GDP for Tianjin was 366.4 billion yuan (US$45.8 billion) in 2005, a year-on-year increase of 14.5%. [2]


In 2004, per capita GDP was 31,600 yuan. The manufacturing sector was the largest (53.2%) and fastest-growing (19.8%) sector of Tianjin's economy. Urban disposable income per capita was 11,467 yuan, a real increase of 11.2% from the previous year. Rural pure income per capita was 6,525 yuan, a real increase of 11.3% from the previous year. [3] This box:  • • The secondary sector of industry includes those economic sectors that create a finished, useable product: manufacturing and construction. ... Disposable income is the amount of an individuals total income left after taxes, plus any transfer payments (grants) received from the government or elsewhere. ... In economics, the distinction between nominal and real numbers is often made. ... In economics, the distinction between nominal and real numbers is often made. ...


Farmland takes up about 40% of Tianjin Municipality's total area. Wheat, rice, and maize are the most important crops. Fishing is important along the coast. Tianjin is also an important industrial base. Major industries include petrochemical industries, textiles, car manufacturing, mechanical industries, and metalworking. Species T. boeoticum T. compactum T. dicoccoides T. dicoccon T. durum T. monococcum T. spelta T. sphaerococcum References:   ITIS 42236 2002-09-22 Wheat (Triticum spp. ... Species Oryza glaberrima Oryza sativa Rice refers to two species (Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima) of grass, native to tropical and subtropical southern & southeastern Asia and to Africa, which together provide more than one fifth of the calories consumed by humans[1]. (The term wild rice can refer to wild... Binomial name Zea mays L. Maize (Zea mays ssp. ... Fishing is the activity of hunting for fish. ... A petrochemical is any chemical derived from fossil fuels. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ...


Tianjin Municipality also has deposits of about 1 billion tonnes of petroleum, with Dagang District containing important oilfields. Salt production is also important, with Changlu Yanqu being one of China's most important salt production areas. Geothermal energy is another resource of Tianjin. Deposits of manganese and boron under Tianjin were the first to be found in China. A tonne (symbol t), sometimes referred to as a metric tonne, is a measurement of weight. ... Pumpjack pumping an oil well near Sarnia, Ontario Petroleum (from Greek petra – rock and elaion – oil or Latin oleum – oil ) or crude oil is a black, dark brown or greenish liquid found in porous rock formations in the earth. ... Drilling rig in a small oil field Near Sarnia, Ontario, 2001 An oil field is an area with an abundance of oil wells extracting petroleum (oil) from below ground. ... A magnified crystal of a salt (halite/sodium chloride) In chemistry, a salt is any ionic compound composed of positively charged cations and negatively charged anions so that the product is neutral and without a net charge. ... Geothermal power is electricity generated by utilizing naturally occurring geological heat sources. ... General Name, Symbol, Number manganese, Mn, 25 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 7, 4, d Appearance silvery metallic Atomic mass 54. ... It has been suggested that Boriding be merged into this article or section. ...

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Demographics

At the end of 2004, the population of Tianjin Municipality was 10.24 million, of which 9.33 million were holders of Tianjin hukou (permanent residence). Among Tianjin permanent residents, 5.56 million were urban, and 3.76 million were rural. [4] 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A hukou (Chinese: ) is a residency permit issued in the Peoples Republic of China which officially identifies a person as a resident of an area. ...


The majority of Tianjin residents are Han Chinese. Minorities include Hui, Koreans, Manchus, and Mongols. Han Chinese (Simplified Chinese: 汉族; Traditional Chinese: 漢族; Pinyin: hànzú) is a term which refers to the majority ethnic group within China and the largest single human ethnic group in the world. ... The Peoples Republic of China officially describes itself as a multinational unitary state and as such officially recognizes 56 nationalities or Mínzú (民族), within China: the Han being the majority (>92%), and the remaining 55 nationalities being the national minorities. ... The Hui people (Chinese: 回族; Pinyin: ) are a Chinese ethnic group, typically distinguished by their practice of the Islamic religion. ... The Manchu (Manchu: Manju; Simplified Chinese: 满族; Traditional Chinese: 滿族; pinyin: MÇŽnzú) are a Tungusic people who originated in Manchuria (todays Northeast China). ... Honorary guard of Mongolia. ...

Drum tower
Drum tower
Ethnic groups in Tianjin, 2000 census
Nationality Population Percentage
Han 9,581,775 97.29%
Hui 172,357 1.75%
Manchu 56,548 0.57%
Mongol 11,331 0.12%
Korean 11,041 0.11%
Zhuang 4055 0.041%
Tujia 3677 0.037%

Excludes members of the People's Liberation Army in active service.
Source: Department of Population, Social, Science and Technology Statistics of the National Bureau of Statistics of China (国家统计局人口和社会科技统计司) and Department of Economic Development of the State Ethnic Affairs Commission of China (国家民族事务委员会经济发展司), eds. Tabulation on Nationalities of 2000 Population Census of China (《2000年人口普查中国民族人口资料》). 2 vols. Beijing: Nationalities Publishing House (民族出版社), 2003. (ISBN 7-105-05425-5) Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2208 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2208 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Ethnolinguistic map of China The Peoples Republic of China (PRC) is a multi-ethnic unitary state and, as such, officially recognizes 56 nationalities or mínzú (民族), within China: the Han being the majority (>92%), and the remaining 55 nationalities being the national minorities. ... Han Chinese (Simplified Chinese: 汉族; Traditional Chinese: 漢族; Pinyin: hànzú) is a term which refers to the majority ethnic group within China and the largest single human ethnic group in the world. ... The Hui people (Chinese: 回族; Pinyin: ) are a Chinese ethnic group, typically distinguished by their practice of the Islamic religion. ... The Manchu (Manchu: Manju; Simplified Chinese: 满族; Traditional Chinese: 滿族; pinyin: MÇŽnzú) are a Tungusic people who originated in Manchuria (todays Northeast China). ... Honorary guard of Mongolia. ... The Zhuang (Simplified Chinese: 壮族; Traditional Chinese: 壯族; Hanyu Pinyin: ; own name: BouчcueÅ‹ÑŒ/Bouxcuengh) are an ethnic group of people who mostly live in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China. ... The Tujia (土家族) are an ethnic group numbering about 8 million, living in the Wuling Mountains of Chinas Hunan and Hubei provinces. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

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Media

Tianjin People's Broadcasting Station is the major radio station serving the Tianjin area.

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Culture

Street of Tianjin
Street of Tianjin

People from urban Tianjin speak Tianjin dialect, which comes under the Mandarin subdivision of spoken Chinese. Despite its proximity to Beijing, Tianjin dialect sounds quite different from Beijing dialect, which provides the basis for Putonghua, official spoken language of the People's Republic of China. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2543 KB) taken by myself on April 23 2005 File links The following pages link to this file: Tianjin ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2543 KB) taken by myself on April 23 2005 File links The following pages link to this file: Tianjin ... Tianjin dialect (天津话, pinyin: Tiānjīnhuà) is the dialect of Mandarin spoken in the urban area of Tianjin, China. ... Mandarin, or Beifanghua (Chinese: 北方話; Pinyin: Běifānghuà; literally Northern Dialect(s)), or Guanhua (Traditional Chinese: 官話; Simplified Chinese: 官话; Pinyin: Guānhuà; literally official speech) is a category of related Chinese dialects spoken across most of northern and southwestern China. ... Spoken Chinese The Chinese spoken language(s) comprise(s) many regional variants. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: Běijīng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Tianjin dialect (天津话, pinyin: Tiānjīnhuà) is the dialect of Mandarin spoken in the urban area of Tianjin, China. ... Beijing dialect (北京话, pinyin: Běijīnghuà) is the dialect of Mandarin spoken in the urban area of Beijing, China. ... Standard Mandarin refers to the official Chinese spoken language used by the Peoples Republic of China, the Republic of China on Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore. ...


Tianjin cuisine places a heavy focus on seafood, due to Tianjin's proximity to the sea. Prominent menus include the Eight Great Bowls (八大碗), a combination of eight mainly meat dishes. It can be further classified into several varieties, including the rough (粗), smooth (S: 细 / T: 細), and high (高). The Four Great Stews (四大扒) refers actually to a very large number of stews, including chicken, duck, seafood, beef, and mutton. Tianjin cuisine is derived from the native cooking styles of the Tianjin region in China, and it is heavily influenced by Beijing cuisine. ... Spaghetti with seafood (Spaghetti allo scoglio). ...


Tianjin also has several famous snack items. Goubuli (狗不理) is a traditional brand of baozi (steamed buns with filling) that is famous throughout China. Guifaxiang (S: 桂发祥 / T: 桂發祥) is a traditional brand of mahua (twisted dough sticks). Erduoyan (耳朵眼) is a traditional brand of fried rice cakes. A snack food is seen in Western culture as a type of food that is not meant to be eaten as part of one of the main meals of the day (breakfast, lunch, supper). ... Goubuli (Chinese: 狗不理; pinyin: ; literally dogs wont pay attention [to him/it/them]) is a famous brand of baozi from Tianjin, China. ... The baozi (Chinese: 包子; pinyin: ), bao tze (Wade-Giles romanization), or bau, is a type of steamed, filled bun or bread-like item in Chinese cuisine. ...


Tianjin is a respected home base of Beijing opera, one of the most prestigious forms of Chinese opera. In Beijing, September 2002 Beijing opera or Peking opera (Simplified Chinese: 京剧; Traditional Chinese: 京劇; Pinyin: Jīngjù) is a kind of Chinese opera which arose in the mid-19th century and was extremely popular in the Qing Dynasty court. ... 19th century Chinese opera Chinese opera costumes Chinese opera is a popular form of drama in China. ...


Ma Sanli (1914 - 2003), an ethnic Hui and longtime resident of Tianjin, is paramountly respected in China for his xiangsheng, a hugely popular form of Chinese entertainment similar to stand-up comedy. Ma Sanli delivered his xiangsheng in the Tianjin dialect. Ma Sanli is a famous Xiangsheng actor from China. ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Hui people (Chinese: 回族; Pinyin: ) are a Chinese ethnic group, typically distinguished by their practice of the Islamic religion. ... Xiangsheng (Traditional Chinese: 相聲; Simplified Chinese: 相声; pinyin: ), sometimes translated as crosstalk, is a traditional Chinese comedic performance in the form of a monologue or a dialogue. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Tianjin dialect (天津话, pinyin: Tiānjīnhuà) is the dialect of Mandarin spoken in the urban area of Tianjin, China. ...


Yangliuqing, a town about 15 km west of Tianjin's urban area and the seat of Tianjin's Xiqing District, is famous for its popular Chinese New Year-themed, traditional-style, colourful wash paintings. Tianjin is also famous for Zhang's clay figurines (S: 泥人张 / T: 泥人張) which are a type of colourful figurine depicting a variety of vivid characters, and Tianjin's Wei's kites (S: 风筝魏 / T: 風箏魏), which can be folded to a fraction of their full sizes, are noted for portability. A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... Chinese New Year decoration in Londons Chinatown Hand-painted Chinese New Years poetry pasted on the sides of doors leading to peoples homes, Lijiang, Yunnan, China. ... The term wash can mean several things: Cleaning A wash is the act of cleaning. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...

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Stereotypes

People from Tianjin are stereotyped to be eloquent, humorous, open, and unfettered. There is a term for the stereotype of the always-eloquent and sometimes-humorous Tianjin native: wèizuǐzi (S: 卫嘴子 / T: 衛嘴子), which translates roughly as "the Tianjin mouth". This stereotype is perhaps partially the result of Ma Sanli's reputation (see "Culture" section above). Stereotypes are ideas held by some individuals about members of particular groups, based solely on membership in that group. ... Ma Sanli is a famous Xiangsheng actor from China. ...

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Transportation

Tianjin East Railway Station
Tianjin East Railway Station
Tianjin North Railway Station
Tianjin North Railway Station
Main article: Transportation in Tianjin
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Rail

There are several railway stations in the city, Tianjin Railway Station being the principal one. It was built in 1888, initially, the station was located at Wangdaozhuang (S: 旺道庄 / T: 旺道莊). The station was later moved to Laolongtou (S: 老龙头 / T: 老龍頭) on the banks of the Hai He River in 1892, so the station was renamed Laolongtou Railway Station. The station was rebuilt from scatch in 1988. The rebuilding work began on April 15, 1987 and was finished on October 1, 1988. The Tianjin Railway Station is also locally called the 'East Station', due to its geographical position. 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Categories: China geography stubs | Chinese rivers ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Tianjin West Railway Station and Tianjin North Railway Station are also major railway stations in Tianjin. There is also Tanggu Railway Station is located in the important port area of Tanggu District, and TEDA Railway Station located in TEDA, to the north of Tanggu. There are several other railway stations in the city. Tianjin Economic and Technological Development Area (天津经济技术开发区, TEDA) is an area in Tanggu District in Tianjin. ...


Construction on a Beijing-Tianjin high-speed rail began on July 4, 2005, and is scheduled to be completed in 2007. Beijing-Tianjin high-speed rail (京津城际轨道交通) will be a high-speed rail system between Beijing and Tianjin. ...


The following rail lines go through Tianjin: This articles main focus is on the rail transport in China (including the Qing Dynasty (before 1912) and the Republic of China (1912 to 1949) eras, and the modern times under the Peoples Republic of China (1949 onwards)). See also rail transport in Hong Kong (1842 onwards) and...

  • Jingshan Railway, from Beijing to Shanhai Pass
  • Jinpu Railway, from Tianjin to Pukou District, Nanjing
  • Jinji Railway, from Tianjin urban area to Ji County, Tianjin
  • Jinba Railway, from Tianjin to Bazhou, Hebei
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Roads and expressways

Some spots in Tianjin, including roads and bridges, have names from Dr. Sun Yat-Sen's Three Principles of the People (for example, Minquan Gate on Zhonghuan Road). Names harkening back to the era of the Republic of China on the mainland also appear (e.g. Beiyang Road). Many roads in Tianjin are named after a Chinese province or city. Also, Tianjin is unlike Beijing, in that very few roads run parallel to the major four compass directions. Sun Yat-sen (November 12, 1866–March 12, 1925) was a Chinese revolutionary and political leader who had a significant role in the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty. ... The Three Principles of the People (Traditional Chinese: 三民主義 ; Pinyin: Sān Mín ZhÇ”yì ; Wade-Giles: San-min Chu-i), also translated as Three Peoples Principles, or collectively San-min Doctrine, is a political philosophy developed by Sun Yat-sen as part of a program to make China... Motto: None Anthem(s): National Anthem of the Republic of China Capital Taipei City (de facto) Nanjing (de jure)1 Largest city Taipei City Official language(s) Mandarin (GuóyÇ”) Government Semi-presidential system  - President Chen Shui-bian  - Vice President Annette Lu  - Premier Su Tseng-chang Establishment Xinhai Revolution   - Declared... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: BÄ›ijÄ«ng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Compass in a wooden box A compass (or mariners compass) is a navigational instrument for finding directions on the earth. ...


Tianjin has three ring roads. Unlike Beijing, the Inner and Middle Ring Roads are not closed, traffic-controlled roadways and some often have traffic light intersections. The Outer Ring Road is the closest thing to a highway-level ring road, although traffic is often chaotic and sometimes more than chaotic.

Tianjin's roads often finish in dao (道 avenue), xian (S: 线 / T: 線 line, more used for highways and through routes) and lu (路 road). Jie (街 street) is rare. As Tianjin's roads are rarely in a cardinal compass direction, jing (S: 经 / T: 經) roads and wei (S: 纬 / T: 緯) roads often appear, which attempt to run more directly north-south and east-west, respectively. The Inner Ring Road of Tianjin is a system of roads incircling the downtown of Tianjin. ... The Middle Ring Road is a system of roads incircling the core of Tianjin. ... The Outer Ring Road in Tianjin, China is a city express road, 71. ...


The following seven expressways of China run in or through Tianjin: Chinese expressway, complete with signage. ...

The following six China National Highways pass through Tianjin: Jingjintang Expressway (Beijing segment, taken in July of 2004) Opened in September of 1993, the Jingjintang expressway, also known simply as the Jingtang expressway, links Beijing via central Tianjin to the Tanggu District in eastern Tianjin. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: Běijīng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Tianjin Economic and Technological Development Area (天津经济技术开发区, TEDA) is the main free market zone in Tanggu District in Tianjin, China. ... Over 1000 kilometres in length, the Jinghu Expressway was opened in the early 2000s, and connects Beijing to Shanghai. ... Shanghai (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), stuated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is the largest city of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Jingjintang Expressway (Beijing segment, taken in July of 2004) Opened in September of 1993, the Jingjintang expressway, also known simply as the Jingtang expressway, links Beijing via central Tianjin to the Tanggu District in eastern Tianjin. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: Běijīng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Shanghai (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), stuated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is the largest city of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Jingshen Expressway (Beijing segment, taken in July of 2004) Jingshen Expressway (Tianjin segment, taken in July of 2004) The Jingshen Expressway (Hanyu Pinyin: Jingshen Gaosu Gonglu) is an expressway in China which links Beijing to Shenyang. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: Běijīng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Shenyang (Simplified Chinese: , Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Shěnyáng, Manchu: Mukden) is the capital city of Liaoning province in Northeast China. ... The Tangjin Expressway is an expressway in China which links Tangshan in Hebei province to Tianjin. ... Tangshan (Chinese: 唐山市; Pinyin: Tángshān shì) is a prefecture-level city in Hebei province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh) is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Baojin Expressway (July 2004 image) The Baojin Expressway (pinyin: Baojin Gaosu Gonglu) is so named because it connects Baoding in Hebei province with Tianjin. ... Beichen District(北辰区) was orignally a suburban district of Tianjin city. ... Categories: China geography stubs | Cities in China ... Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh) is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Jinbin expressway is a direct expressway link from central Tianjin to Tanggu and TEDA. It is 33. ... Opened in late September 2003, just days before October 1 - Chinas National Day holiday - the Jinji Expressway runs entirely within Tianjin, and links Tianjin city in the south with Ji County in the north. ... The China National Highways are a series of trunk roads throughout all of China. ...

The expressways are sometimes closed due to dense fog particularly in the Autumn and Spring. China National Highway 102 is a major trunk route in China, which connects Beijing to Harbin in Heilongjiang province. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: Běijīng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Harbin on a map of China For other meanings of Harbin, see Harbin (disambiguation). ... China National Highway 103 is the main traffic corridor between Beijing and Tianjin. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: Běijīng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Chinas National Highway 104 runs from Beijing to Fuzhou via Xuzhou, Nanjing, Hangzhou and Taizhou. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: Běijīng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Fuzhou (Chinese: 福州; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Fu-chou; EFEO: Fou-Tcheou; SLC: Hùk-cieu; also seen as Foochow or Fuchow) is the provincial seat and the largest prefecture-level city of Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Chinas National Highway 105 runs from Beijing to Macau, via Langfang, Chuangzhou, Dezhou, Donge, Jining, Shuangyou, Fuyang, Liuan, Jiujiang, Nanchang, Jian and Guangzhou. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: Běijīng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... First Gate Under Heaven, under repairs in 2003. ... Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh) is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... (Simplified Chinese: 广州; Traditional Chinese: 廣州; pinyin: Guǎngzhōu; Wade-Giles: Kuang-chou; Postal System Pinyin: Canton) is the capital of Guangdong Province in southern China. ...



edit Roads and Expressways of Tianjin Expressway Overpass
Ring Roads: Inner Ring Road | Middle Ring Road | Outer Ring Road
Expressways: Jingjintang Expressway | Jinghu Expressway | Jingshen Expressway | Tangjin Expressway | Baojin Expressway | Jinbin Expressway | Jinji Expressway
China National Highways: G102 | G103 | G104 | G105 | G112 | G205
Related: Transportation of Tianjin
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Jinji Expressway. ... The Inner Ring Road of Tianjin is a system of roads incircling the downtown of Tianjin. ... The Middle Ring Road is a system of roads incircling the core of Tianjin. ... The Outer Ring Road in Tianjin, China is a city express road, 71. ... Jingjintang Expressway (Beijing segment, taken in July of 2004) Opened in September of 1993, the Jingjintang expressway, also known simply as the Jingtang expressway, links Beijing via central Tianjin to the Tanggu District in eastern Tianjin. ... Over 1000 kilometres in length, the Jinghu Expressway was opened in the early 2000s, and connects Beijing to Shanghai. ... Jingshen Expressway (Beijing segment, taken in July of 2004) Jingshen Expressway (Tianjin segment, taken in July of 2004) The Jingshen Expressway (Hanyu Pinyin: Jingshen Gaosu Gonglu) is an expressway in China which links Beijing to Shenyang. ... The Tangjin Expressway is an expressway in China which links Tangshan in Hebei province to Tianjin. ... Baojin Expressway (July 2004 image) The Baojin Expressway (pinyin: Baojin Gaosu Gonglu) is so named because it connects Baoding in Hebei province with Tianjin. ... The Jinbin expressway is a direct expressway link from central Tianjin to Tanggu and TEDA. It is 33. ... Opened in late September 2003, just days before October 1 - Chinas National Day holiday - the Jinji Expressway runs entirely within Tianjin, and links Tianjin city in the south with Ji County in the north. ... China National Highway 102 is a major trunk route in China, which connects Beijing to Harbin in Heilongjiang province. ... China National Highway 103 is the main traffic corridor between Beijing and Tianjin. ... Chinas National Highway 104 runs from Beijing to Fuzhou via Xuzhou, Nanjing, Hangzhou and Taizhou. ... Chinas National Highway 105 runs from Beijing to Macau, via Langfang, Chuangzhou, Dezhou, Donge, Jining, Shuangyou, Fuyang, Liuan, Jiujiang, Nanchang, Jian and Guangzhou. ...

Air

Tianjin Binhai International Airport (ZBTJ) is located to the east of the urban area, in Dongli District, Tianjin. Tianjin Binhai International Airport is an airport located east of Tianjin, China in Dongli District. ...

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Public transit

The Tianjin bus network was created in 1904, and was the first city to have its own city-wide bus system in China. There were 402 bus lines in the city as of 2004. [5] 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Construction work on the Tianjin Metro started on July 4, 1970. It was the second metro to be built in China and commenced service in 1984. The total length of track is 7.4 kilometers. The metro service was suspended on October 9, 2001 and is currently being rebuilt. This new metro will be called "Tianjin Metro Line 1". It is scheduled to be finished in the later half of 2005. The track will be extended to 26.188 kilometers and there will be a total of 22 stations. Previously, there were 8 stations. Several new metro lines are planned. Construction work on Line 2 and Line 3 will begin in late 2004. Tianjin Metro is the second metro to be built in China. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


There is also a light railway line in the city, the LRT Binhai Line. The line runs between downtown Tianjin and TEDA (Tianjin Economic Development Area) in the seaside region. The eastern part of the line began service on March 28, 2004. The western part of the line is scheduled to be completed in 2006. Tianjin Economic and Technological Development Area (天津经济技术开发区, TEDA) is an area in Tanggu District in Tianjin. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Tourism

A Mazu Temple in Tianjin
A Mazu Temple in Tianjin

Sights within the Tianjin urban area include: Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2357x1852, 528 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Tianjin Matsu (goddess) Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2357x1852, 528 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Tianjin Matsu (goddess) Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used... Matsu can refer to: Matsu, a goddess of sea. ...

Sights outside the Tianjin urban area, but within the municipality, include: Combatants Eight-Nation Alliance (ordered by contribution): Japan Russia United Kingdom France United States Germany Italy Austria-Hungary Righteous Harmony Society Qing China Commanders Edward Seymour Alfred Gaselee Ci Xi Strength 20,000 initially 49,000 total Over 100,000 Casualties 230 foreigners, thousands of civilians Unknown This article is... The Temple of Great Compassion (Chinese 大悲禅寺, pinyin dà bēi chán yuàn, literally Great Compassion Zen Temple) is a Buddhist temple in Hebei district, Tianjin, China. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and make it more accessible to a general audience, this article may require cleanup. ...

  • Fort Dagukou, Qing Dynasty-era cannon battlement
  • Huangyaguan Great Wall
  • Mount Panshan
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The Qing Dynasty (Chinese: ; Pinyin: Qīng cháo; Wade-Giles: Ching chao; Manchu: daicing gurun), occasionally known as the Manchu Dynasty, is a Chinese term for the Empire of the Great Qing (Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: dàqīngguó), founded by the Manchu clan Aisin Gioro, in what...

Sports teams

Sports teams based in Tianjin include:


Chinese Football Association Super League The Chinese Football Association Super League (中国足球协会超级联赛 or 超级联赛 or 中超) or Chinese Super League or China Super League, known as the CSL, is the premier league of Chinese football (soccer), under the auspices of the Chinese...

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Tianjin Teda FC is a Chinese football club based in Tianjin. ...

Education

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Colleges and universities

Tianjin Foreign Language University
Tianjin Foreign Language University

Under the national Ministry of Education: Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2624 KB) Tianjin Foreign language University Taken by my self on April 26 2005 File links The following pages link to this file: Tianjin ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 2624 KB) Tianjin Foreign language University Taken by my self on April 26 2005 File links The following pages link to this file: Tianjin ...

Under the national Civil Aviation Authority: Tianjin University (Chinese: 天津大学; pinyin: Tiānjīn Dàxúe) is a national university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China. ... Nankai University (Simplified Chinese: 南开大学; Traditional Chinese: 南開大學; pinyin: ), located in Tianjin, is one of the leading universities in China. ...

Under the municipal government: Civil Aviation University of China (中国民用航空学院) is a university in Tianjin, China under the Civil Aviation Authority. ...

Note: Institutions without full-time bachelor programs are not listed. Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts (天津美术学院) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin Agricultural College (天津农学院) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin Conservatory of Music (天津音乐学院) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin Foreign Studies University (天津外国语学院) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin Institute of Physical Education (天津体育学院) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin Medical University (天津医科大学) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin Normal University (天津师范大学) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin Polytechnic University (天津工业大学) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin University of Commerce China (天津商学院) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin University of Finance & Economics (天津财经大学) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin University of Science & Technology (天津科技大学) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin University of Technology (天津理工大学) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin University of Technology and Education (天津职业技术师范学院) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (天津中医学院) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ... Tianjin Urban Construction Institute (天津城市建设学院) is a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. ...

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High schools

  • Nankai High School (南开中学) City's Top Five
  • No. 1 High School (第一中学) City's Top Five
  • Tianjin No. 3 Middle School (天津市第三中学)
  • Shiyan High School (实验中学) City's Top Five
  • Xinhua High School (新华中学) City's Top Five
  • Yaohua High School (耀华中学) City's Top Five
  • No. 43 High School (天津四十三中学)
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Nankai High School in Tianjin, China (天津南开中学, Tianjin Nankai Zhongxue), founded in 1904, is the first in the series of Nankai institutions established by Zhang Boling and Yan Fansun. ... Tianjin No. ... Yaohua High School is a key school directly under the Tianjin Municipal Committee of Education, in China. ...

See also

  • Gao Lingwen, founder of Tianjin's first public school.
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City partnerships

City Country Sister City since:
Kobe Japan June 24, 1973
Philadelphia United States February 10, 1980
Greenville United States
Melbourne Australia May 5, 1980
Yokkaichi Japan October 28, 1980
Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina May 28, 1981
Nord-Pas de Calais France October 10, 1984
Lombardy Italy May 9, 1985
Groningen Netherlands September 12, 1985
Chiba Japan May 7, 1986
Plovdiv Region Bulgaria October 15, 1989
İzmir Turkey September 23, 1991
Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire September 26, 1992
Ulaanbaatar Mongolia September 27, 1992
Kharkiv Ukraine June 14, 1993
Jönköping Sweden September 23, 1993
Incheon South Korea December 7, 1993
Łódź Poland October 1, 1994
Rio de Janeiro State Brazil April 18, 1995
Amazonas State Brazil October 20, 1997
Haiphong Vietnam January 8, 1999
Nampo North Korea August 11, 2002

Source: http://www.tjfao.gov.cn/guojiyoucheng/shijiyouhao/index.html Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Port Tower at night For the basketball star Kobe Bryant go here. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Location in South Carolina Coordinates: County Greenville County Founded 1831 Mayor Knox White Area    - City 67. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Melbournes Yarra River is popular area for walking, jogging, cycling and relaxing on the banks with a picnic Melbourne (pronounced either or [1]) is the second most populous city in Australia with a metropolitan area population of approximately 3. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Yokkaichi (四日市市; -shi) is a city located in Mie, Japan. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina. ... Map of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo) Coordinates: Country Bosnia and Herzegovina Entity Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Canton Sarajevo Canton Mayor Semiha Borovac Area    - City 142 km²  (54. ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Capital Lille Area 12,414 km² Regional President Daniel Percheron (PS) (since 2001) Population   - 2004 estimate   - 1999 census   - Density (Ranked 4th) 4,026,000 3,996,588 324/km² (2004) Arrondissements 13 Cantons 156 Communes 1,546 Départements Nord Pas-de-Calais Nord-Pas de Calais is one of... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Lombardy (Italian: Lombardia) is a region in northern Italy between the Alps and the Po river valley. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Groningen (or Grunn in the local dialect) is a municipality and a middle-size city in the north of the Netherlands, and capital of Groningen province. ... Portal:Currentevents September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Chiba Hall Mayor {{{Mayor}}} Address 〒260-8722 1-1, Chiba-kou, Chuo-ku, Chiba Phone number 043-245-5111 Official website: Chiba City , Chiba (千葉市 Chiba-shi) is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Categories: Regions of Bulgaria | Bulgaria geography stubs ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Ä°zmir (Greek: Σμύρνη) is the third most populous city of Turkey and the countrys largest port after Ä°stanbul. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cote_d'Ivoire. ... Région Lagunes District Governor Pierre Djédji Amondji (FPI) (since 2002) Area 2,119 km² Subdivisions 10 communes of Abidjan Ville 3 subprefectures outside of Abidjan Ville Population unofficial estimate 2003 official estimate 1998 census between 4 and 5 million 3,660,682 3,125,890 Density 1,728... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 96 days remaining. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mongolia. ... September 2004 Ulan Bator, or Ulaanbaatar (Улаанбаатар, [UlaÉ£an BaÉ£atar]) in Mongolian, is the capital of Mongolia. ... September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Kharkiv highlighted. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Jönköping Municipality [jÅ“ncøːpiÅ‹] is a municipality in southern Sweden where the city Jönköping is the seat of residence. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea. ... Incheon Metropolitan City is a metropolitan city and major seaport on the west coast of South Korea, near Seoul. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Łódź ((?)) is Polands second largest city (population 776,297 in 2004). ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Rio de Janeiro is one of the 26 states of Brazil (plus the Federal District). ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Amazonas is the largest state of Brazil, located in the northern part of the country. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Vietnam. ... Haiphong (Vietnamese: Hải Phòng, Chinese 海防, HÇŽifáng) is the third most populous city in Vietnam. ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_North_Korea. ... Nampo (North Korean official spelling: Nampho) is a city and seaport in South Pyŏngan Province, North Korea. ... August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...

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Astronomical phenomena

At 39°07.5′N 117°11.7′E, the previous total solar eclipse was solar eclipse of 1277-Oct-28 occurred on October 28, 1277, the next total solar eclipse will be solar eclipse of 2187-Jul-06 occurred on July 6, 2187. Photo taken during the 1999 eclipse. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... Events The philosophical doctrine Averroism is banned from Paris by bishop Etienne Tempier Burmas Pagan empire begins to disintegrate after being defeated by Kublai Khan at Ngasaungsyan, near the Chinese border. ... Photo taken during the 1999 eclipse. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... The twenty-second century comprises, for some, the years 2101 to 2200. ...


Total solar eclipses from 1001 to 3000 are: Events Grand Prince Stephen I of Hungary is named the first King of Hungary by Pope Silvester II. Canonisation of Edward the Martyr, king of England. ... (29th century - 30th century - 31st century - other centuries) The 30th century (Gregorian Calendar) comprises the years 2901-3000. ...

  • 1277-Oct-28 13:21 CST
  • 2187-Jul-06 17:13 CST
  • 2415-Apr-10 10:49 CST
  • 2636-May-27 05:09 CST
  • 2762-Aug-12 09:43 CST

Annular solar eclipses from 1001 to 3000 are: Events Grand Prince Stephen I of Hungary is named the first King of Hungary by Pope Silvester II. Canonisation of Edward the Martyr, king of England. ... (29th century - 30th century - 31st century - other centuries) The 30th century (Gregorian Calendar) comprises the years 2901-3000. ...

  • 1189-Feb-17 11:37 CST
  • 1292-Jan-21 13:30 CST
  • 1665-Jan-16 16:42 CST
  • 1802-Aug-28 15:48 CST
  • 2118-Mar-22 15:33 CST
  • 2439-Jun-12 07:52 CST
  • 2686-Sep-10 07:12 CST
  • 2739-Apr-30 08:41 CST
  • 2894-Dec-18 14:38 CST

Wikisource has an article about solar eclipses as seen from Tianjin from 2001 to 3000.

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