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China Panorama: Hebei

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Language: English
Format: 21.5 x 15.5 x 1.2 cm
Page: 192
Publication Date: 03/2018
ISBN: 9787119108681
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Hebei is also called Ji (冀), which means hope in Chinese. Hebei has an advantageous geographical location. It surrounds the municipalities of Beijing and Tianjin, and is bordered by the Bohai Sea to the east. The province has 74 million people living on 188,000 square kilometers of territory. There are 11 cities under Hebei's jurisdiction, and the provincial capital is Shijiazhuang. It has 278 cultural relic sites under state protection, ranking third of China's provinces and equivalent administrative units. The province's GDP reached RMB2.98 trillion in 2015. Hebei is currently a hot spot for investors from home and abroad. The coordinated development of Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei is a key national strategy, and Beijing and its co-bidder Zhangjiakou have won the bid to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games. The Xiong'an New Area is China's third new area of national significance after Shenzhen Special Economic Zone and Shanghai Pudong New Area. It will become a green, livable modern urban area, a region led by innovation-driven development, a demonstration area of balanced development, and a pioneering region of open development. Hebei is striving hard to build a strong economy and turn itself into a beautiful province.
 
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Preface
Hebei Province surrounds the municipalities of Beijing and Tianjin, and touches the Bohai Sea to the east. With over 74 million people itis a populous province ranking sixth in the country. It has a sound economy, with its GDP reaching RMB2.98 trillion in 2015, ranking among the highest in the country. Hebei is also rich in cultural heritage. It has 278 cultural relic sites under state protection,ranking third in the country. It is home to four world cultural heritage sites, including the Great Wall,Chengde Mountain Resort and surrounding temples, the Eastern and Western Qing Tombs, and a section of the Grand Canal.
  Hebei occupies a decisive position in the history of Chinese civilization. Archeological discoveries prove that human beings lived in Yangyuan Count3( s Nihewan ruins area 2 million years ago. According to experts, Nihewan is the earliest human trace found in China so far. Five thousand years ago,the legendary ancestors of the Chinese people (the Yellow Emperor, Yan Emperor, and Cluyou) went from fighting to reconciling in Zhuolu, completing the first unification of the Chinese nation and marking the beginning of a 5,000-year-long civilization. Over 60 years ago, Xibaipo became the head-quarters of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the People's Liberation Aimy,where the blueprint of New Cluna was drawn. Mao Zedong and other leaders left Xibaipo for Beijing to establish the People's Republic of China.
  The landforms of Hebei are complex and diverse, including plateaus, mountains, hills, basins,plains, lakes, and a range of marine forms. It is China's only province with all of these landforms.
  At present, Hebeiis embracing an unprecedented opportunity. The coordinated development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei has been promoted as a key national strategy, covering the whole province. The rising Bohai Rim region has become the most dynamic economic development zone in Northeast Asia, and the third economic growth pole after the Pearl River Delta and the Yangtze River Delta; Beijing and its co-bidder Zhangjiakou have won the bid to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, in which Zhangjiakou will take on most of the snow events; the construction of Asia's largest air hub - Beijing's new airport - started in the capital's southern Daxing District, which borders Hebei Province. Overall Hebei is trying to build a strong economy in order to attract worldwide investment and attention.
  We welcome all readers from China and abroad to travel to and invest in Hebei to.seek common development. We hope that this book - a bridge of friendship and cooperation - will provide you with useful information.
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