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Rural landscape of the Chengdu plain
Rural landscape of the Chengdu plain

The Chengdu Plain (Chinese: 成都平原; Pinyin: Chéngdū Píngyuán), known as Cuanxi Bazi (Chinese: 川西坝子; Sichuanese Pinyin: Cuan1xi1 Ba4zi3) in Sichuanese, is an alluvial plain located in the western part of the Sichuan Basin[1] in southwestern China. Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan, is located at the center of it.[2]

The plain has fertile soil and a favorable climate for rice cultivation, giving it importance in agriculture.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Bridges, E. M. (1990). World Geomorphology. Cambridge University Press. p. 140. ISBN 978-0-52-128965-8.
  2. ^ "Chengdu". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Brief Introduction to Geography of Chengdu". 2014-11-27.

Coordinates: 30°28.1′N 103°53.9′E / 30.4683°N 103.8983°E / 30.4683; 103.8983