Dalian (Dàlián 大连)

Gregory VEECK

Perched at the tip of the Liaodong Peninsula on China’s northeast coast, the city of Dalian has undergone many changes through the years. It became a major seaport during the Ming dynasty (1368–1644) and has since been occupied by the British, the Russians, and the Japanese. Today it is both a popular and thriving tourist destination in Liaoning Province and China’s largest oil and gas port.

In many ways the history….

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By | 2014-12-16T16:54:24+00:00 January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Cities, Geography|Comments Off on Dalian (Dàlián 大连)

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