"Dalian---Economic and Technological Zone" Dalian by seagoingJLW

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Industry in Partnership with Other Nations

We came to Dalian by ship. Above you see what we saw as we approached Dalian.

Dalian is located at the southern tip of Liaodong Peninsula. The Yellow Sea is to the east and the Bohai Sea is to the west. It has 6 urban districts, 3 satellite cities and 1 rural county under its jurisdiction. It covers an area 0f 12,573 sq km. The total population is 5.24 million with 2.72 million in the urban area.

It has a mild climate with the average temperature being 10°C.

The well known Dalian Harbor maintains foreign trade with more than 140 foreign countries and regions.

Dalian is one of the major industrial bases in China. It is a good environment for foreign investment since the establishment of the Dalian Economi and Technological Zone in 1984.

Dalian is surrounded by mountains and water. There is some beautiful scenery which includes 5 major scenic areas: the Southern Coastal Beach, Lushunkou, Jinshitan Beach, Bingyu Valley and Haiwang Islands.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:A very prosperous looking city
  • Cons:As usual, unbearable traffic
  • In a nutshell:Interesting and scenic
  • Last visit to Dalian: Sep 1994
  • Intro Updated Nov 15, 2002
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