Mianyang was known as "Fuxian" and "Mianzhou" in ancient times. It was later named "Mianyang" because the city was located in the south of Mianshan mountain. It is the only Science and Technology City in China approved by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council. It is also the second largest economy in Sichuan and the regional center city of Chengdu Chongqing urban agglomeration.It has jurisdiction over 5 counties, 3 districts and 1 city, and administers the Science City Office of Sichuan Provincial Government, with 13 sub district offices and 153 township offices. With an area of 20200 square kilometers and a population of 5.312 million, the main urban area has a built-up area of 162.6 square kilometers and a permanent resident population of 1419700.Mianyang is known as "the hometown of happiness and Silicon Valley in the west" It enjoys a good reputation, including National Civilized City, National Health City, National Forest City, National Garden City, National Model City of Environmental Protection, Excellent Tourism City in China, Advanced City of National Science and Technology Progress, National Intellectual Property Demonstration City, National Advanced Entrepreneurship City, National Demonstration base for new industrialization industry, National E-commerce Demonstration City, National Integration Demonstration Zone of Production City .And Mianyang has another two honors, such as Model City and nNational Advanced Civil Air Defense City.
Mianyang has a long history and outstanding people.It is one of the earliest human activity areas in China, with stone and pottery unearthed from the Neolithic Age 4500 years ago at bianduishan site; Mianyang is the hometown of Leizu, the mother of silk and the imperial concubine of the Yellow Emperor; the birthplace of Dayu, the hero of flood control and the founder of Xia Dynasty; one of the birthplaces of acupuncture and moxibustion in China; the painted wooden figurines with meridians unearthed from the Han tomb in Shuangbaoshan are the earliest human bodies in the world meridian model.Since Fu County was set up in Han Dynasty in 201 B.C., Mianyang has always been the seat of prefecture government. This is the birthplace of Li Bai, a famous poet. It is the birthplace of Ouyang Xiu, Wen Tong, Li Tiaoyuan, Sha Ting, Feng Dashi and other outstanding figures. Sima Xiangru, Yang Xiong, Jiang Wan, Song Zheyuan, Du Fu, Wang Bo, Yang Jiong, Lu Zhaolin, etc. have left important relics or works here. Deng Jiaxian, the founder of atomic and hydrogen bombs and Yu Min, the father of hydrogen bomb, have worked in Mianyang for many years.
Science and technology are developed and innovation is active.Mianyang is an important national defense and military industry and scientific research and production base in China. It has 18 national scientific research institutes such as China Academy of Engineering Physics, China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center, China Aviation and Development Sichuan Gas Turbine Research Institute, 14 universities such as Southwest University of Science and Technology, 29 national level provincial key laboratories (including National Defense Key Laboratory). There are 28 National Provincial Enterprise Technology Centers, 93 National Provincial Engineering Research Centers (engineering laboratories), 24 National Provincial Engineering Research Centers (engineering laboratories), 28 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences , and 237000 professional and technical personnel. Mianyang's R & D expenditure accounts for 6.61% of GDP, ranking first among cities in China. The comprehensive level index of scientific and technological innovation reached 72.89%, ranking first in western cities. Since the 11th five year plan, it has won 64 National Science and Technology Progress Awards, ranking first among prefecture level cities in China. The 7th China (Mianyang) Science and Technology City International Science and Technology Expo was successfully held.
The industry is prosperous and the economy is booming.Mianyang's six key industries, such as electronic information and automobile industry, are booming.Six innovative industries, such as new display and Beidou satellite application, are prosperous.Eight key service industries, such as scientific and technological services and modern logistics, are developing rapidly. And six agricultural key industries, including high-quality grain and oil, livestock, poultry and aquatic products, are developing steadily.At present, there are 2932 "four top" enterprises, 340 high-tech enterprises, 127 large and medium-sized backbone enterprises with more than 400 million yuan, 32 listed enterprises and more than 10000 science and technology-based small and medium-sized enterprises. Changhong holdings and Jiuzhou Group respectively ranked 7th and 41st among the "top 100 Electronic Information Enterprises in China".The upsurge of attracting investment continues to rise, and major and extra large industrial projects are coming in one after another. BOE projects with a total investment of 46.5 billion yuan have achieved mass production and delivery, and a number of 10 billion level major industrial projects such as Huike, Weima and ROFS have been accelerated.There are national high-tech development zones and national economic and technological development zones. In 2019, the GDP of Mianyang will reach 285.62 billion yuan, an increase of 8.1%, the added value of industries above designated size will increase by 10%, the total retail sales of consumer goods will increase by 11.1%, the investment in fixed assets of the whole society will increase by 13.6%, the local general public budget revenue will increase by 5.3%, and the per capita disposable income of urban and rural residents will increase by 8.8% and 10.1%.
The culture is gorgeous and the scenery is beautiful.Mianyang is a famous historical and cultural city in Sichuan.Leizu culture, Dayu culture, Shuhan culture of the Three Kingdoms, Li Bai culture, Wenchang culture and other historical and traditional cultural heritages are profound, Qiang culture, Baima Tibetan culture and other national cultural characteristics are distinctive,atomic and hydrogen bombs city and Asia's largest wind tunnel group contain unique national defense science and technology culture with unique charm, earthquake resistance and disaster relief and post disaster reconstruction create gratitude and striving culture, Wenchang Temple Fair and Ju Shui step on the bridge and other folk cultural activities have a long history.Mianyang is the main node of dajiuzhai international tourism circle and Three Kingdoms Shu Road culture international tourism line. It has built a national 5A scenic spot of "Beichuan Qiang nationality tourism area", and 15 national 4A scenic spots, including Yao Wang Gu, Jiu Huang mountain, Qi Qu mountain temple and Bao En temple.At present, Mianyang is speeding up the construction of a hub cultural tourism development base with oil as the core, focusing on creating three excellent tourism routes: Li Bai's hometown·Chinese poetry, Baima Xiqiang,·ethnic customs, three line memory·revolutionary passion, and actively strive to create a global tourism demonstration city.
Unique location and convenient transportation. Mianyang is located in the central zone of the "western triangle" of Chengdu, Chongqing and Xi 'an. It is an important fulcrum city on the junction and connecting line of "One Belt And One Road" and Yangtze river economic belt. The urban area is 98 kilometers away from chengdu in the south, 300 kilometers away from chongqing in the east and 680 kilometers away from xi 'an in the north.There are Baoji Chengdu Railway, Xi'an-Chengdu passenger dedicated line and Chengdu Mianyang Leshan intercity railway. Chengdu Lanzhou Railway (Anzhou section) is under construction. The railway mileage reaches 264 km, including 121 km of high-speed railway.Chengdu to Mianyang, Chengdu to Mianyang double track, Mianyang to Guangzhou, Mianyang to Suining, Chengdu to Pakistan and Mianyang to Xi'an expressways have been built. The expansion of Chengdu to Mianyang expressway, Jiujiang to Mianyang expressway, Guangping expressway, Miancang expressway and Zhongsui expressway are under construction. The mileage of expressway is 413 km, and the mileage under construction is 726 km.Mianyang Airport has opened 55 routes directly to 41 cities, with an annual passenger throughput of 4.15 million. It is the second largest airport in Sichuan province and ranks among the top 50 airports in China. The western regional comprehensive transportation hub with "internal connection and external connection" is accelerating. There are two kinds of railway ports, container warehouses and export processing zones.
The ecological environment is good and suitable for living and business.Mianyang has four distinct seasons and a warm climate. There are 418 wild giant pandas in Mianyang, accounting for 22.4% of the total number of wild giant pandas in the world.In the urban area, Fujiang River, Anchang River and Furong River converge, surrounded by Mianshan mountain , Fule mountain, Xi mountain and Nan mountain. There are three rivers and lakes with a water area of 5.1 square kilometers and Xianhai lake of 7 square kilometers.In 2019, the qualified rate of urban air quality days is 89.04%, and that of urban air quality is 325 days. The water quality standard rate of exit sections of main river basins in the city is 100%, the urban green space rate is 37.51%, and the forest coverage rate is 55.45%.Mianyang takes the lead in the quality of basic education in the whole province. The hard line rate of college entrance examination and the ratio of 10000 people have been "double first" in Sichuan for 19 consecutive years. Its medical resources rank first among similar cities in the central and western regions. It is one of the first batch of ten model cities for improving people's livelihood. In 2019, Sichuan ranks among the best in business environment assessment, and is striving to create a first-class domestic and provincial leading market-oriented, legalized and international business environment.
The Party Central Committee, the State Council, the Sichuan Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial Government attach great importance to and support the development of Mianyang.In February 2018, General Secretary Xi Jinping made important instructions on Mianyang's work when he came to visit Sichuan. In August 2015, Premier Li Keqiang gave instructions on the construction of Mianyang Science and Technology City.In June 2018, the Third Plenary Session of the 11th Sichuan Provincial Party Committee clearly proposed to accelerate the development of China Science and Technology City. In March 2019, the Sichuan Provincial Party Committee and government specially issued the Opinions on Accelerating the Development of China (Mianyang) Science and Technology City.At present, Mianyang is firmly following the guidance of Xi Jinping's new socialist ideology with Chinese characteristics, and thoroughly studies and implements the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's important directive to Sichuan work, especially the important directive spirit of Mianyang's work. Meanwhile, Mianyang earnestly implements the decision making and deployment of the Provincial Party Committee, the State Council and the Provincial Committee, and speeds up the construction of China's Science and Technology City and China's western modernization drive. We will make greater contributions to the construction of a powerful socialist country!
Welcome to Mianyang, birthplace of Li Bai, China Science and Technology City.