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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tianjin

Tianjin formerly known in English as Tientsin, is a metropolis in northern coastal Mainland China and one of the four national central cities of the country, with a total population of 15,469,500, and is also the world's 6th-most populous city proper. It is governed as one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of the PRC and ...

www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/tianjin

Chinese Name: 天津 (tiān jīn) Location: Tianjin is one of the four municipalities in China. Its name means 'the place where the emperor crossed the river'. Facing the Bohai Sea, the city, one time imperial port, serves as Beijing's vital gateway to the sea. Population: 15,621,200. Area: 11,946 square kilometers (4,612 square ...

wikitravel.org/en/Tianjin

Tianjin (Chinese: 天津; pinyin: Tiānjīn) is a metropolis in northern China and one of the five national central cities of the People's Republic of China. It is governed as a direct-controlled municipality, one of four such designations, and is, thus, under direct administration of the central government. Tianjin borders Hebei ...

www.cnn.com/travel/article/tianjin-china-library/index.html

Nov 21, 2017 ... The hottest tourist attraction in Tianjin, China, is the city's shiny new public library. With a sci-fi feel, it looks out of this world.

www.britannica.com/place/Tianjin-China

Tianjin, Wade-Giles romanization T'ien-ching, conventional Tientsin, city and province-level shi (municipality), northern China. It is located to the east of Hebei province, at the northeastern extremity of the North China Plain. After Shanghai and Beijing, it is the third largest municipality of China. It is also the most important ...

en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Tianjin

In terms of urban population, it is the sixth-largest city of the People's Republic of China. Tianjin's urban area is located along the Hai River, which connects to the Yellow and Yangtze Rivers via the Grand Canal in Tianjin. Tianjin was once home to foreign concessions in the late Qing Dynasty and early Kuomintang era.

www.lonelyplanet.com/china/tianjin

Forever being compared to Běijīng (if anything, it's more like Shànghǎi), the former foreign concession port of Tiānjīn (天津) is a large, booming, yet laid-back city, with a pleasant river promenade and some charming, European-flavoured neighbourhoods. It's an easy day trip from the capital, but you may want a long ...

www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/may/23/city-exploded-china-growth-tianjin-disaster-inevitable

May 23, 2017 ... The 2015 warehouse explosion in Tianjin was one of the worst manmade disasters in Chinese history – and exposed the darker side of rapid urbanisation.

www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-33844084

Aug 17, 2015 ... Two massive explosions in the port of Tianjin, northern China, have killed more than a hundred people, left hundreds more injured and devastated large areas of the city. Much of what took place, or is still happening now, is unclear - but here is what we do know.