Shenyang (Shěnyáng 沈阳)

MA Hongnan

Widely known as the birth place of the Manchu Qing dynasty and an industrial stronghold throughout the socialist era, Shenyang 沈阳 is the capital of Liaoning Province and an economic and cultural hub that conjoins China proper with the three northeastern provinces of Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang that together make up Manchuria.

One of China’s largest cities, with an estimated population of 7.2 million and a total administrative area of 12,980 square kilometers, Shenyang is the capital….

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