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Dalian
大连
Sub-provincial ceety
大连市
Clockwise frae tap: Dalian's Skyline, Lüshun Station, Zhongshan Square Xinghai Square, an Laodong Pairk
Location o Dalian Ceety jurisdiction in Liaoning
Dalian is located in Liaoning
Dalian
Dalian
Location o the ceety in Liaoning
Coordinates: 38°55′15″N 121°38′21″E / 38.92083°N 121.63917°E / 38.92083; 121.63917Coordinates: 38°55′15″N 121°38′21″E / 38.92083°N 121.63917°E / 38.92083; 121.63917
Kintra Fowkrepublic o Cheenae
Province Liaoning
Settled 1899
Transfer o sovereignty tae Japan (Treaty o Shimonoseki) 17 Aprile 1895
Roushie occupation
- Japanese occupation
3 Mairch 1898 – 2 Januar 1905
1905 – 15 August 1945
– Transfer o sovereignty tae Cheenae 16 Aprile 1955
Municipal seat Xigang Destrict
Diveesions
 - Coonty-level

6 destricts, 4 coonties(ceeties)
Government
 • Mayor Li Wancai
Area
 • Sub-provincial ceety 13,237 km2 (5,111 sq mi)
 • Land 12,574 km2 (4,855 sq mi)
Elevation 29 m (95 ft)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Sub-provincial ceety 6,170,000
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Urban 3,578,000
 • Major ethnic groups Han
Time zone Cheenae Staundart (UTC+8)
Postal code 116000
Area code(s) 0411
GDP (nominal) 2010[2]
 - Tot CNY 515.82 billion
USD 76.20 billion
 - Per capita CNY 69,165
USD 10,217
HDI (2008) 0.834 – Heich
Coastline 1,906 km (excludin islands)
License plate prefixes B
Admeenistrative diveesion code 210200
ISO 3166-2 cn-21-02
Website http://www.dalian.gov.cn/

Dalian (simplified Cheenese: ; tradeetional Cheenese: ; pinyin: Dàlián; Mandarin pronunciation: [tâljɛ̌n]) is a major ceety an seaport in the sooth o Liaoning province, Northeast Cheenae. It faces Shandong tae the sooth, the Yellae Sea tae the east an the Bohai Sea tae the wast an sooth. Hauldin sub-provincial admeenistrative status, Dalian is the soothrenmaist ceety o Northeast Cheenae an Cheenae's northrenmaist warm water port. The seicont lairgest ceety in Liaoning province, next anerlie tae the caipital (Shenyang), the ceety haes a significant history o being uised bi foreign pouers as a port. The day it serves as a regional financial base an an important internaitional shippin centre an logistics hub in Northeast Asie.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Population and Employment. Dalian China. english.dl.gov.cn (2010-03-23).
  2. GDP figure of Liaoning cities is from Liaoning Statisticlal Yearbook 2011 ISBN 978-7-89468-219-2/F.419