Qijiang District, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, is located by the Qijiang River, a tributary of the Yangtze River. The river system brings a special landscape to Qijiang District in the hilly area. With the rapid development of the economy, the area finds a wider foreground.
Editor's note: This report focuses on Chongqing as part of our special series "Rising Star Cities," which is about Chinese cities whose annual GDP exceeds 1 trillion yuan ($155.4 billion, or more than the GDP of Qatar). At the end of 2020, there were 23 such cities. Click here for more stories on Chongqing.