In the city there are people of all different cultures, from its surrounding areas and from all over the world, as it is becoming an increasingly multinational and multicultural city.
Chengdu is the most important metropolis in southwestern China and its influence radiates to the neighboring provinces, autonomous regions and cities with regards to politics, economy and culture.
In the city there are people of all different cultures, from its surrounding areas and from all over the world, as it is becoming an increasingly multinational and multicultural city. When asked why they came to and stay in Chengdu, many residents have cited that the hospitality of the locals and the government greatly help people from different backgrounds to live and interact in harmony.
With a motto of “Respect differences, appreciate diversity”, Chengdu strives to uphold the harmonious co-existence of different civilizations and their cultures. The city is eager to learn from people from the world while respecting the cultural diversity.
Minority people have also found happy settlement in Chengdu, and the national population census for each time has shown that people of all the 56 ethnic groups in China live in Chengdu. According to the sixth national population census, Chengdu has an ethnic minority population of 126,900, an increase of 59,700 over that of 2000.