Tianjin is the fourth largest city in China with a population of 13 million. The city has been a major seaport and gateway to Beijing for over 150 years. One of the five National Central Cities of the PRC, Tianjin is a political, cultural, and economic hub.
Tianjin is called Pearl of the Bohai because of the dancing waters of the Bohai Gulf. The city’s weather is characterized by four distinct seasons – dry and windy springs, hot and rainy summers, cool and pleasant autumns, dry and cold winters.