General

City Name: Shenzhen

City Flower: azalea

Language: Mandarin/Cantonese

Districts: Bao'an, Nanshan, Futian, Luohu, Yantian and Longgang

 
Geography

Location: Pearl River Delta, connected with Hong Kong

Territory: 1,952.84 square kilometers

Climate: With a 6-month long summer season, Shenzhen's weather is also mild in the rest of the year. Its annual average temperature is 23.7 degrees centigrade with a historical high at 36.6 and a historical low at 1.4 degrees.

 
Government

Secretary of CPC Municipal Committee: Wang Rong

Mayor: Xu Qin

Economy

GDP: 1295.008 billion RMB (2012)

Year on Year Growth (%):10.0%

Per Capita GDP: 123,247 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Disposable Income: 40741.88 RMB (2012)

Import & Export: 466.785 billion USD (2012)

Major Industries: Hi-tech, logistics, finance and cultural industry

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