Chinese City Fact: Shenyang

Shenyang is the biggest city in Northeast China and a rapidly developing metropolis ranked as one of the top 20 emerging cities in China. It is the local centre for commercial activities particularly with Japan, Russia and Korea. Less known is that is also classed as a forest city. It has 13 nature reserves covering nearly 14% of the city and per capita public green space area is 9.8 square metres. In the last 10 years more than 19 million trees have been planted as part of a wind-breaking and sand fixing ecological initiative.

Many Hong Kong and Chinese developers are investing in large retail, residential and commercial developments in Shenyang and it is quickly turning into one of China’s new modern cities.

North Tomb in Shenyang, PRC 中國東北沈陽北陵photo © 2007 Prince Roy | more info (via: Wylio)

North Tomb in Shenyang, PRC 中國東北沈陽北陵photo © 2007 Prince Roy | more info (via: Wylio)

For more on Shenyang please visit: http://www.chinatoday.com/city/shenyang.htm

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