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Shenzhen, China

by WCC on May 2, 2012

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Shenzhen is a sub-provincial city in the province of Guangdong, the People’s Republic of China .¬†Shenzhen is located in the south of the province, just across a river from Hong Kong separately. The city plan is due to its status as a special economic zone as one of the most important cities for foreign investment and is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. In 1979 lived in present-day city of just 30,000 inhabitants. Today, Shenzhen is a modern metropolis with over 12 million people , which is growing almost as fast as Shanghai . Shenzhen is the city with the highest per capita income in China (excluding Hong Kong and Macao ). Supporting pillar of the local economy, the electronics and telecommunications industries.

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The boomtown Shenzhen is located in the southern province of Guangdong in the Pearl River Delta. The urban area covers a size of 2,050 square kilometers. From Hong Kong to separate the rivers Sham Chun and Sha Tau Kok. Shenzhen was originally a hilly area of fertile farmland. However, it was after the introduction of special economic zone deep cuts of the landscape. The former fishing village has been rolling for the urban area largely leveled and slightly raised. Viewed from the satellite are only Lotus Hill, Mount and Mount Bijia Wutong as increases in the city to recognize. Due to the ongoing construction boom in the city including the area around the Mission Hills is partially leveled to make it usable. In addition to the numerous bays polder areas designed to wring the sea Another arable land.

Shenzhen is located about 100 km southeast of the provincial capital of Guangzhou , 60 kilometers south of the industrial city of Dongguan , 60 kilometers northeast of Zhuhai and 65 km northeast of Macau removed.

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Luis A. Gordillo Hornedo August 21, 2012 at 11:46 pm

I like so much Shenzhen. I went there in december 2010 and I found a beatiful city and people. I would like to go to Shenzhen again in the future.


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