Shēnzhèn (Cheenese: 深圳 Mandarin pronunciation: [ʂə́ntʂə̂n]) is a major ceety in the sooth o Soothren Cheenae's Guangdong Province, situatit immediately north o Hong Kong. The aurie became Cheenae's first—an ane o the maist successfu—Special Economic Zones (SEZs). It currently haulds sub-provincial admeenistrative status an aw, wi pouers slichtly less nor a province.

Shenzhen

深圳
深圳市
Clockwise from top left: East Pacific Center, KK100, Shun Hing Square, Coastal City, Shenzhen Bay at night, and Shenzhen Stock Exchange
Clockwise from top left: East Pacific Center, KK100, Shun Hing Square, Coastal City, Shenzhen Bay at night, and Shenzhen Stock Exchange
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Coordinates: 22°33′N 114°06′E / 22.550°N 114.100°E / 22.550; 114.100Coordinates: 22°33′N 114°06′E / 22.550°N 114.100°E / 22.550; 114.100
KintraFowkrepublic o Cheenae
ProvinceGuangdong
Coonty-level diveesions6
SEZ formit1 Mey 1980
Govrenment
 • TeepSub-provincial city
Area
 • Sub-provincial ceety2050 km2 (790 sq mi)
 • Urban
412 km2 (159 sq mi)
Elevation
12 m (40 ft)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Sub-provincial ceety10,357,938
 • Density5,100/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
3,538,275
 • Urban density8,600/km2 (22,000/sq mi)
 • Major naitionalities
Han
Demonym(s)Shenzhener
Time zoneUTC+8 (Cheenae Staundart Time)
Area code(s)755
GDP2010[1]
 - TotalCNY 951 billion
USD 146 billion
 - per capitaCNY 95,000
USD 14,615
 - GrowthIncrease 10.7%
Licence plate prefixes粤B
Website(in Inglis) sz.gov.cn
Shenzhen
Shenzhen in Chinese.png
"Shenzhen", as written in Chinese
Cheenese深圳
JyutpingSam1 zan3
Cantonese Yalesāmjan
Hanyu PinyinShēnzhèn
Leeteral meanindeep drains

Shenzhen's modren ceetyscape is the result o the vibrant economy made possible bi rapid foreign investment syne the institution o the policy o "reform an openin" establishment o the SEZ in the late 1979, afore which it wis anerlie a sma veelage. Baith Cheenese an foreign naitionals hae investit enormous amoonts o money in the Shenzhen SEZ. Mair nor US$30 billion in foreign investment haes gane intae baith foreign-awned an joint venturs, at first mainly in manufacturin but mair recently in the service industries as well. Shenzhen is nou considered ane o the fastest-growin ceeties in the warld.[2]

Bein soothren mainlaund Cheenae's major financial centre, Shenzhen is hame tae the Shenzhen Stock Exchange as well as the heidquairters o numerous heich-tech companies. Shenzhen is ane o the busiest container ports in Cheenae an aw.

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns an sister ceetiesEedit

Shenzhen is twinned wi:[3][4][5]

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "深圳市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报[1]" (in Simplified Chinese). Shenzhen Municipal Statistic Bureau. 12 Mey 2014. Retrieved 28 Julie 2011.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Shenzhen". U.S. Commercial Service. 2007. Retrieved 28 Februar 2008.
  3. http://www.szfao.gov.cn/zwgk/wsz/201103/t20110322_1645217.htm
  4. http://www.szfao.gov.cn/ygwl/yxyc/ycgy/201101/t20110120_1631663.htm
  5. http://www.szfao.gov.cn/ygwl/yxyc/yhjl/