City information >> Shenzhen

Introduction:

Shenzhen is located in the southern tip of China, shares a border with Hong Kong to the South. It has a total area of 2,020 square km. With a marine climate, Shenzhen has an average temperature of 22.4 degrees centigrade throughout the year.

Shenzhen is China's first special economy and is a pioneering and innovative city. It is in the vanguard of China's reforms and a precursor when opening up to the rest of the world. In its short history of only 30 years (!), Shenzhen has developed from a small fishing village into a modern city with a gross domestic product (GDP) per capita which gives it premier ranking in China. This is a remarkable achievement, notable in the annals of urbanization, industrialization and modernization across the globe. Shenzhen has 17 sea, land and air ports, including China's largest land passenger port and land cargo port.

In 2005, the International Urban Development Research Institute in Beijing released the Report on Quality of Life in China's Cities. It surveyed quality of life indices in the country's 100 key cities. Shenzhen was listed in first place with the highest quality of life index. In 2011, the 26th Universiade (World University Games) will be held there, which will make Shenzhen the youngest city to host the Games in history.

Travel:

OCT East
OCT East resort, is located at DaMeiSha, Shenzhen. It has three major theme parks: Knight Valley, Tea Stream Valley and Wind Valley. It has many culture travel functions like ecological tourism, vacation, outdoor sports etc.,indicating the harmony relationship between human and the nature.

Happy Valley
Shenzhen Happy Valley, a large modern theme park in China, is located in Nanshan District, Shenzhen. The park boasts large quantities of breathtaking and exciting amusements to satisfy anyone's desire for modern entertainments. The whole park is composed of nine areas with different themes, including Spanish Square, Cartoon City, Mt. Adventure, Gold Mine Town, Shangri-la Woods, Sunshine Beach, Playa Maya Water Park and Happy Times.

Window of the World
Shenzhen Window of the World is a fantastic replica park situated at the Overseas Chinese Town. Here you can see vivid replicas of the world's wonders, historical heritages and famous scenic sites. Within one day, you can visit many reproductions of famous sites from different countries. Visiting during a festival time is another way to experience this replica park. Shenzhen Window of the World has a lot more to offer. You will have a good day in this miniature world.

 
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