Sichuan is located in West China as a important junction with Southwest China, Northwest China and Middle area, and a critical intersection and transport corridor connecting South China and Central China, linking Southwest China and Northwest China as well as uniting Central Asia, South Asia and Southeast Asia. Sichuan’s governing area amounts to 486,000 square kilometers, ranking 5th in China. There are 21 cities (prefectures) and 183 counties (districts) in Sichuan. Sichuan is a province with abundant resources, large population and strong economy.
Geographic Location and Natural Condition
Statistical Communiqué on the 2013 National Economic and Social Development of Sichuan Province