"Shenyang, captial of Liaoning" Shenyang by elva199
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Shengyang is the capital of Liaoning province and China's fifth largest city.
Being the communication, commerce, science and culture center in northeast China, Shenyang has advanced railway and highway system, connecting it with nearby steel-city Anshan, coal-city Fushun, iron-city Benxi, electricity-city Fuxin, forming a concentrated industrial city group.
The city is located on the alluvial plains of the Liaohe and Hunhe Rivers, with beautiful scenary. The terrain is smooth, rich with fertile soil and underground resources.
Then called Mukden, Shenyang was the capital of Manchuria from 1625-1644. Its Imperial Palace (gugong) stands as evidence of that period. The main structures were started by Nurhachi and completed in 1636 by his son, Huang Taiji (1592-1643), who founded the Qing Dynasty. The palace now functions as a museum, with exhibitions of invory and jade artefacts, musical instrutments, furniture and the Ming and Qing paintings.
Location: located between 12225' - 12348' east latitude and 4111' - 432' north latitude, in the southern part of northeast china, and the inland area of Liaodong peninsula, north of the Bohai Sea and southwest of the Changbai Mountains, is the center of Liaoning province
Neighboring Areas: Jilin and Hebei provinces; Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
Physical Features: situated and betwee the Changbai Mountain and Pohai; on the alluvial plains of the Liaohe and Hunhe Rivers; mostly covered by plain, small hills in the southeast
Population: 6.73 million
Urban Population: 4.76 million
Area: 8,515 sq km
Nationalities: Han, Hui, Manchu, Corea, Xibo and Mongolian
History: the Manchu capital from 1625 until 1644
Climatic Features: located in the North Temperate Zone with continental climate; 4 distinct seasons
Average Temperature: 8.6C with the lowest of -23.0C and the highest of 31.4C
Local Highlights: Shenyang Acrobats
- Pros:big city, cheap life standrad
- Cons:dirty, busy, too many people, cold in winter
- In a nutshell:poor environment
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