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Geographic condition
source: Shenyang Municipal Bureau of Foreign Trade & Economic Cooperation  2018-07-31 10:32

Capital of Liaoning province, Shenyang is located at the center of the Northeast Asia and Bohai Economic Rim and the hinterland of Liaodong Peninsula.

As a major city of Northeast China, Shenyang is also the core of the eight-city Shenyang Economic Zone.

It connects China with Northeast Asia and the Eurasian Land Bridge and is a comprehensive hub in Northeast China dealing with the Yangtze River Delta region, Pearl River Delta region and the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.

Area

The total area of Shenyang is 12,942 square kilometers, and it has an urban area of 3,495 sq kms.

Shenyang has a relatively flat terrain, mainly plains, with an average elevation of about 50 meters. Its mountains and hills, extensions of the Changbai Mountains, are concentrated in the eastern part, while in the west are the alluvial plains of the Liaohe and Hun rivers. The terrain descends from north and east to south and west.

Climate

Shenyang has a temperate, semi-humid continental climate with an annual average temperature of 6.2-9.7 degrees Celsius, annual rainfall of 600-800 mm, and a frost-free period of 150-180 days.

It has four distinct seasons. The freezing winter lasts nearly six months while summer is shorter and rainy. In the windy springs and sunny autumns, which are very short, the temperature changes rapidly.

 

Population

By 2017, the number of permanent residents was 8.29 million, of whom 7.34 million were registered. Shenyang has 53 ethnic groups, including Han, Manchu, Mongol, Korean, Hui and Xibe.

In a 150-kilometer-radius area with Shenyang as the center, there are 24 million people in eight cities connected within an hour’s drive.

Transportation

Shenyang is a major hub of road transportation in Northeast China, with a developed network of expressways.It is also a regional air transport hub.Shenyang Taoxian International Airport boasts 25 international flights and 122 domestic routes.

Editor: zfw05