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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
Shenzhen is located in Guangdong
Location in Guangdong
Shenzhen is located in China
Location in Cheenae
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
Kintra Fowkrepublic o Cheenae
Province Guangdong
Coonty-level diveesions 6
SEZ formit 1 Mey 1980
 • Type Sub-provincial city
 • Sub-provincial ceety 2,050 km2 (790 sq mi)
 • Urban 412 km2 (159 sq mi)
Elevation 12 m (40 ft)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Sub-provincial ceety 10,357,938
 • Density 5,100/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
 • Urban 3,538,275
 • Urban density 8,600/km2 (22,000/sq mi)
 • Major naitionalities Han
Demonym Shenzhener
Time zone Cheenae Staundart Time (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 755
GDP 2010[1]
 - Total CNY 951 billion
USD 146 billion
 - per capita CNY 95,000
USD 14,615
 - Growth Increase 10.7%
Licence plate prefixes 粤B
Website (Inglis)
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"Shenzhen", as written in Chinese
Cheenese 深圳
Cantonese Jyutping Sam1 zan3
Cantonese Yale sāmjan
Hanyu Pinyin Shēnzhèn
Literal meanin deep drains

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 successful—Special Economic Zones (SEZs). It currently haulds sub-provincial admeenistrative status an aw, wi pouers slichtly less than a province.

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, before which it wis anerlie a sma veelage. Baith Cheenese an foreign naitionals hae investit enormous amoonts o money in the Shenzhen SEZ. Mair than 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]

Being 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.

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

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  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. 2014-05-12. Retrieved 2011-07-28. 
  2. "Shenzhen". U.S. Commercial Service. 2007. Retrieved 2008-02-28.