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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
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
KintraFowkrepublic o Cheenae
Coonty-level diveesions6
SEZ formit1 Mey 1980
 • TeepSub-provincial city
 • Sub-provincial ceety2050 km2 (790 sq mi)
 • Urban
412 km2 (159 sq mi)
12 m (40 ft)
 • Sub-provincial ceety10,357,938
 • Density5,100/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Urban density8,600/km2 (22,000/sq mi)
 • Major naitionalities
Time zoneUTC+8 (Cheenae Staundart Time)
Area code(s)755
 - TotalCNY 951 billion
USD 146 billion
 - per capitaCNY 95,000
USD 14,615
 - GrowthIncrease 10.7%
Licence plate prefixes粤B
Website(in Inglis)
"Shenzhen", as written in Chinese
JyutpingSam1 zan3
Cantonese Yalesāmjan
Hanyu PinyinShēnzhèn
Leeteral meanindeep 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 successfu—Special Economic Zones (SEZs). It currently haulds sub-provincial admeenistrative status an aw, wi pouers slichtly less nor 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, afore which it wis anerlie a sma veelage. Baith Cheenese an foreign naitionals hae investit enormous amoonts o money in the Shenzhen SEZ. Mair nor 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]

Bein 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. a b "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. 12 Mey 2014. Archived frae the original on 4 August 2011. Retrieved 28 Julie 2011.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Shenzhen". U.S. Commercial Service. 2007. Archived frae the original on 13 Mey 2008. Retrieved 28 Februar 2008.
  3. Archived 2014-07-19 at the Wayback Machine
  4. Archived 2013-11-13 at the Wayback Machine
  5. Archived 2014-11-12 at the Wayback Machine