15 trivia facts of Sichuan Province

1. The origin of the name Sichuan first appeared in the Northern Song Dynasty. At that time there were Yizhou Road (later changed to Chengdu Fu Road), Zizhou Road, Lizhou Road and Kuizhou Road. Later, this area was gradually called “Sichuan-Shaanxi Four Roads”, or “Sichuan Road”, and then there appeared such official names as Sichuan Xuanfu Ambassador 39bet-xì dách-phỏm miền bắc-tiến lên miền bắc-xóc đĩa-game bắn cá.

2. The terrain of Sichuan is very different, from the first step of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, directly down to the second step, through the enlarged topography map below, you can feel.

3. Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, not in Chengdu, but in Chongqing.

4. From ancient times to the present, Chengdu in western Sichuan Province has always been one of the most prosperous cities, keeping pace with other famous cities. Central position no less than Chang ‘an, Luoyang, economic prosperity comparable to Suzhou, Hangzhou.

5. The population of Sichuan flourished from the Han and Tang Dynasties to the Ming Dynasty, and experienced the largest population decline in the late Ming and early Qing Dynasties. Then came the later “Huguang filling Sichuan”, here referring to Huguang province in the Qing Dynasty, that is, a large number of people from other provinces migrated to Sichuan, of course not only Huguang Province, up to a dozen provinces, mainly Hubei, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangxi are the most.

95601896ec7ce76551ed2a2f6e9e29296. Among the many ethnic minorities in Sichuan Province, the Yi nationality has the largest population. The Yi people are the sixth largest ethnic minority in China. They have their own language and written language. Of course, most of them can understand Chinese.

7. The traditional way of drinking tea of Yi people is very different from ours. They are “roasted tea”. The tea is first put into the clay pot, and put on the fire roast, until the tea roast color is very fragrant, and then poured into boiling water. The Bai ethnic group also has a tradition of roasting tea, a skill that is now popular among many ethnic groups.

8, Sichuan food is not really hot, spicy combination, it seems that hemp is the soul. In fact, it was only in the late Ming Dynasty that chili was introduced into China, and Sichuan was already “hot” and “hot” (the flavor of Sichuan pepper and Sichuan ginger) during the Han and Jin Dynasties.

9. In addition to the Yellow River basin and the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, there was also a large and concentrated area of ancient Shu culture in Sichuan in the southwest of China. As an important branch of Chinese civilization, the excavation of Jinsha and Sanxingdui ruins shocked everyone.

10. Chengdu East Street, home to hundreds of financial and derivative companies and institutions, as well as many of the world’s top 500 companies, is known as the “Western Wall Street” and is a key financial center to be built. In fact, Wall Street is nothing. Chengdu is the birthplace of the world’s earliest paper money “Jiaozi”. As a city, it has a solid foundation.

11. Sichuan’s wine culture may not have such a strong sense of atmosphere in other provinces in China. For example, the airport in Yibin, Sichuan Province, is directly named “Yibin Wuliangye Airport”, which is also better than Moutai.

12. Sichuan has the largest national treasure panda reserve and breeding base. The attraction of giant pandas is very strong, and they are world-class “stars”. If Sichuan can further strengthen the giant panda culture and IP shaping, as an indispensable symbol and attraction of Chinese elements, it will be more attractive to visitors.

13. Today, China’s high-speed rail technology amazes the world. Looking back, we built the first railway after the founding of the People’s Republic: Chengdu-Chongqing Railway. Since then, it is no longer difficult to make Shu road on Qingtian.

14. Three of the top five large hydropower stations in China are in Sichuan. Baihetan Hydropower Station and Xiluodu Hydropower Station are ranked second and third respectively (Sichuan and Yunnan border); ​wudongde Hydropower Station (Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province) ranked fourth.

15. These large hydropower stations will cover a large number of central and eastern regions in addition to the local areas. This year, a combination of extreme heat, surging power consumption and a lack of water storage caused widespread power shortages and rationing in Sichuan. Sichuan Province has made a great contribution to ensuring electricity payment in central and eastern China, and the whole country is also supporting Sichuan to ensure electricity consumption.

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