||Located at the southern coastal area
of Guangdong Province, Shenzhen is a Special Economic Zone and important
industrial base in China, with an area of 2,021 square kilometers
and a population of 0.8 million.
Shenzhen ajoinds Dapeng Gulf in the east, the mouth of the Pearl River
to the west, Wutong Mountain and Yangtai Mountain ranges to the north,
and New Territory of HongKong to the south. It, in topography consists
of mountains, hilly lands as well as plains along the sea coast, and
has a south sub-tropical marine climate with an annual average temperature
of 22.4 degree Celsius, rainfall of 1940 millimeters, and a frost-free
period of 350 days. Its main mineral deposits comprise granites, lime
stones, freshwater sands and clay etc.
||Since the establishment of the Special
Economic Zone in 1980, Shenzhen has made rapid progress in economy.
Its main industrial products are electronics, light industrial products,
textiles, garments, foodstuff, building materials, machinery, and
chemicals, over half output of which are for export. It has become
China's major export production base. In magnetic heads of computer
hard-discs, its annual production accounts for 90% of China's total
in value, while in diskettes and telephone sets, over 50% in output.
Shenzhen has arisen as an advanced foreign-oriented industrial base.
Shenzhen has been endeavouring to better its financial investment
environment, and attract more domestic and overseas financial institutions
to set up branches or representative offices there. Over 50 HongKong
and overseas stock companies have been engaged to act as sales agents
or brokers for Shenzhen B-shares. Foundation has been laid for development
of a new financial center in Shenzhen.
It has eight commercial port areas with a daily freight-handling
capacity of 30 million tons. Huanggang in Shenzhen is China's biggest
port of land transportation. Shenzhen has convenient railroad, highway
and air services. As China's key foreign trade port, it is accessible
by ocean freighters of ten thousand tons class.
Shenzhen lies along mountainsides and seacoast, endowed with vast
sea and shore of soft sands. It has beautiful sceneries, and numerous
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