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Meishan, a prefecture-level city in Sichuan Province, is named after Mount Emei. Located in the southwest of Chengdu Plain in the Sichuan Basin, in the middle reaches of the Minjiang River. Meishan is adjacent to Neijiang, Zigong and Ziyang, with Leshan in the south, Ya’an in the west, and Chengdu in the north; the overall topography is high in the west and low in the east, and low in the south. The city has a total area of 7,134 square kilometers and has 2 districts and 4 counties; in 2017, the registered population was 3.504 million.
Meishan was selected as one of China’s seven gourmet cities by CCTV documentary “One City, One Taste”. Meishan is the famous hometown of Chinese kimchi, the hometown of longevity in China, the hometown of high-quality rice in China, the hometown of navel orange in China, and the hometown of bamboo art in China.
Meishan has a superior city location and convenient transportation. Meishan is 60 kilometers away from Chengdu, 50 kilometers away from Shuangliu International Airport, and 79 kilometers away from Chengdu Port—a 40-minute drive. Railway “Three Horizontals and Four Verticals”: Three horizontals (Chengya, Yameile, and Suizmeiya Railway); four verticals (Chengkun Railway, Chengkun Railway Double Line, Chengmianle Intercity Railway Passenger Dedicated Line, Lianwang Railway) . Expressway “Three Horizontals and Five Verticals”: Three horizontals (Chengya, Suizumi, Chengdu Economic Zone Loop Expressway); five verticals (Chengle, Chengchi, Yale, Renmu, Pudan East Qingjing Expressway). The main roads are “four vertical and one horizontal”: Cheng-Mei Expressway, National Highway 213, Provincial Highway 103, Minjiang East Road, Provincial Highway 106. In November 2015, Meishan City was listed as the second batch of national new urbanization comprehensive pilot areas. In 2016, Meishan City won the title of the top tourist destination in the Asia-Pacific region (second and third tier cities).
In 2018, the regional GDP of Meishan City was 125.602 billion yuan, an increase of 7.5%. Among them, the added value of the primary industry was 18.650 billion yuan, an increase of 3.8%; the added value of the secondary industry was 55.446 billion yuan, an increase of 7.1%; the added value of the tertiary industry was 51.506 billion yuan, an increase of 9.5%. In December 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Areas was identified as the second batch of advantageous agricultural products with Chinese characteristics.