Chaotian District

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Location in Sichuan
Coordinates: 32°38′56″N105°53′20″E / 32.649°N 105.889°E / 32.649; 105.889 Coordinates: 32°38′56″N105°53′20″E / 32.649°N 105.889°E / 32.649; 105.889
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture-level city Guangyuan
Township-level divisions6 towns
19 townships
County seat Chaotian Town (朝天镇)
  Total1,618 km2 (625 sq mi)
553 m (1,814 ft)
  Density1.2/km2 (3.2/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Area code(s) 0839

Chaotian (Chinese :朝天; pinyin :Cháotiān) is a northern, mostly rural, county-level district of Guangyuan, Sichuan Province, China.

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Beigang, Yunlin Urban township

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Chaotian Palace

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Chaotian may refer to:

Chaotian Temple Temple to the Chinese sea-goddess Mazu

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Chaotianmen Bridge The longest through-arch bridge in the world.

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Ma-Tsu Temple (San Francisco, California)

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The Baishatun Mazu Pilgrimage is usually held annually between lunar January and April in the western plains of Taiwan, a major Taoist folk event since 1863. After every lunar new year, the Mazu statue of Gongtian Temple at Baishatun, Tongxiao of Miaoli County, is placed in a palanquin and carried in procession to visit another Mazu Temple- Chaotian Temple, located in the area of Beigang of Yunlin County, then returns to Gongtian Temple to end this pilgrimage. The distance covered is approximately 400 KM total.