Notes on the Geography of China: Chongqing: Photo 3
His office looks upstream along the Jianlingjiang or Jianling River. Here, from a point near his office, we look downstream toward central Chongqing--Yu, colloquially. On the right is the narrowing peninsula created by the confluence of the Jianling and the Yangtze. The juxtaposition of old and new is characteristic. The old neighborhoods attract the city's floating--unregistered-- population of newcomers drawn from the countryside.
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