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  Dalian - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Dalian is located west of the Yellow Sea (Korea Bay) and east of Bohai Sea roughly in the middle of the Liaodong/Liaotung peninsula at its narrowest neck or isthmus.
In 1937, the modern Dalian City was enlarged and modernized by the Japanese as two cities: the northern Dairen (Dalian) and the southern Ryojun (Lüshunkou).
Dalian is the largest petroleum port in China, and also the 3rd largest port overall.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Dalian   (1345 words)

  
 Dalian - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dalian (Simplified Chinese: 大连; Traditional Chinese: 大連;; pinyin: Dàlián; Wade-Giles: Ta-lien), or Dalny (during Russian controled periods, aka Darien during Japanese periods, or from Mid-centuary (Jointly administered by both USSR/PRC) formerly also Lüda or Luta), is the second of two strategic ice-free seaports on the Liaodong Peninsula.
Today's Dalian is the governing sub-provincial city in the eastern Liaoning Province of the Northeastern People's Republic of China near the southernmost part of historic (Manchuria), and serves as the administrative capital for the whole Liadong penninsula (Literally: Eastern Lianoning).
Dalian of south Pulandian was occupied by the British in 1858, returned to the Chinese in the 1880s, and then occupied by Japan in 1895 during the first Sino-Japanese War.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Luda   (1197 words)

  
 Dalian travel guide - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Under Russian rule Dalian, or Dalny as it was known, became the southern tip of the Trans-Siberian Railway and the main port of the eastern Russian empire.
Dalian has a number of trams and trolleybuses, a legacy from the years of Japanese occupation, and which add character to the city in addition to being a practical means of transportation; the hilly streets, trams and colonial buildings combine to give Dalian an almost San Franciscan feel in places.
Dalian's proximity to Korea and significant Korean overseas student population means there's a large number of Korean restaurants, both of the northern and southern variety, in the city.
wikitravel.org /en/Dalian   (8980 words)

  
 CNTO - China National Tourist Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dalian, located at the southern tip of the Liaodong Peninsula, is an important port and industrial and tourist city.
Dalian is also known as the "home of track and fields" and the famous "soccer city." The port has many factories, which produce handicrafts such as glassware and shell mosaics.
The flourishing coastal city of Dalian is the major port for this northeastern province and is a magnet for foreign investors.
www.cnto.org /dalian.asp   (319 words)

  
 about Dalian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the early period of Tang Dynasty (618-907), Dalian region was under the jurisdiction of Andong Prefecture in Jili state, and in Liao Dynasty (916-1125), it was under the jurisdiction of Dong Jing Tong Liaoyang county.
Dalian was named Sanshan in the period of Weijin (220-420), San Shanpu in Tang Dynasty (618-907), Sanshan Seaport in Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and Qing Niwakou in Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
In 1984, Dalian was approved by the State Council to be the coastal open-up city and was designated as the city with separate economic plan in 1985, enjoying provincial level decision-making authority.
www.dalian-gov.net /about.asp   (1613 words)

  
 Dalian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dalian (Simplified Chinese: 大连; Traditional Chinese: 大連; pinyin: Dàlián; Japanese: Dairen; Russian: Далянь, Dalian or Дальний, Dalny) is the governing sub-provincial city in the eastern Liaoning Province of Northeast China.
In the Qin and Han periods (221 B.C.-220 A.D.), the Dalian region was under the jurisdiction of Liaodong county.
In the early Tang Dynasty (618-907), the Dalian region was under the jurisdiction of Andong Prefecture in Jili state, and in the Liao Dynasty (916-1125), it was under the jurisdiction of Dong Jing Tong Liaoyang county.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dalian   (1453 words)

  
 Dalian travel guide
Facing the sea on three sides, proud of its neatness, Dalian is a beautiful port city at the southern tip of Liaoning Peninsula.
Dalian is also the "home of track and fields" and the famous soccer team unbeaten in 39 matches.
The flourishing coastal city of Dalian is the major port for China's northeast province and one of the most prosperous cities in China.
www.world66.com /asia/northeastasia/china/dalian   (237 words)

  
 TIMEasia.com | Visions of China: Dalian | 9/27/99
By JAIME A. Qu Rengui offers Dalian the ultimate compliment: "It feels like being abroad!" In a country where breakneck development has generally meant polluted skies, congested streets and decaying infrastructure, this port city in China's northeast is doing something right--and becoming a model for China's 21st-century development.
If Dalian is an exemplar, it has a model leader: 50-year-old Bo Xilai, who became mayor of this city of 5.4 million in 1993.
From 1993 to 1997, the GDP of Dalian grew an average 15% a year.
www.time.com /time/asia/magazine/99/0927/dalian.html   (408 words)

  
 Case study - Dalian
This Case Study was presented by Mr Geng Yong, from Dalian University of Technology in China, at the International Conference and Workshop on Industrial Park Management, held in Manila (Philippines) in April 2001.
The scale of the Dalian ETDZ, a surface area of 28 km2 of which 15 km2 is designated for industrial use, means that it is really a reasonable size town of 200,000 inhabitants, of which 98,000 are workers or managers in the associated industrial estate.
Since 1990, Dalian urban environmental development has pursued a strategy of "seeking the best rather than the biggest", which was set out according to the local geographical, natural and environmental conditions.
www.uneptie.org /pc/ind-estates/casestudies/Dalian.htm   (5353 words)

  
 Dalian Tourist Information and Travel Guide at InfoHub.com
Today Dalian is busier than ever, the funnel for Dongbei's enormous natural and mineral wealth and an industrial producer in its own right, specializing in petrochemicals and shipbuilding.
Still, Dalian manages to be a leisurely place, popular with tourists who come here for the scenic spots and beaches outside the city, to recover their health in sanatoriums and to stuff themselves on seafood.
Dalian's brand-new scenic drive, Binhai Lu, hugs the cliffs of the Yellow Sea, winding 40km past the villas of Party bigwigs as well as Wanda's stars.
www.infohub.com /destinations/asia/China/Dalian   (468 words)

  
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Dalian is an important city in the north of China with the natural harbors, well-established industry, and it is also active in trade and tourism.
Dalian is the first city to hold garment festival and garment fair in the mainland of China.
Dalian International Garment Fair is one of the top three garment trade fairs.
www.dalian-gov.net   (148 words)

  
 ILDalian
Dalian in the past, primarily for its enviably abundant natural resources and advantageous location, was widely accepted as a perfect site in terms of its strategic significance.
Dalian today on the other hand, apart from its glorious civilization, takes the lead among the leading metropolises in China mainland in terms of its temperate climate, advantageous geographic location, advanced concept, glamorous environment, rich natural reserves, impressionable hospitality, enterprising females and colorful cultures.
Dalian makes itself a convenient traffic network, with the land, water and air transport extended to all directions.
www.ildalian.com   (347 words)

  
 Dalian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
During the 1970s Dalian was developed as China's leading petroleum port.
Dalian became a center of heavy industry in the late 1950s and 1960s.
Dalian, given the Japanese name Dairen, was enlarged and modernized and developed rapidly in the 1930s and early 1940s as the main port for Japanese-controlled Manchuria.
www.2747.com /2747/world/city/dalian.htm   (84 words)

  
 Dalian Travel Guide: Dalian Hotel, Map, Climate, Pictures, Tour, Bus ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dalian, compared to ancient capital cities such as Beijing, Xian, Nanjing or Luoyang, is a young city with only a 100-year history.
The old name of Dalian was first used by an official in his memorial to Emperor Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) referring to the present Dalian Gulf.
Dalian had made a favourable impression before I had even arrived, and walking through the inner city with my new guide Laura confirmed the rumours that Dalian is a metropolis of considerable appeal.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/liaoning/dalian   (1129 words)

  
 Dalian Investment and Trade Office
Dalian is one of the top five international cities that opened the door to foreign investment as early as 1984.
Dalian has earned the titles of "Global 500 Cities" and "Habitat Scroll of Honor" from the United Nations and "Most Dynamic Business City in China - 2004" by Chinese Central Television.
Additionally, Dalian successfully hosted the WTO informal Ministerial Meeting in July, 2005 and the Fifth Annual ASEM (Asian-Europe Meeting) Economic Ministers' meeting in 2003.
www.dalian-seattle.com /index.htm   (338 words)

  
 Discover Dalian
Discover Dalian is a personalized tour and photographic service in English that introduces foreign visitors to every aspect of history and culture for this dynamic coastal city in Northeast China.
His fame as the first foreigner to host the evening television news in Northeast China, and the popularity of his book "Blue Sky Red Tears" which was set during Dalian's colonial era, has brought a great deal of attention and renewed interest in the city and its role in Manchurian history.
The Dalian Municipal Government recognized his personal work when they commissioned him in 2005 as the official English voice to present the city to the WTO (World Trade Organization) meeting held in Dalian, one of China's most treasured cities.
www.discoverdalian.com   (580 words)

  
 Chinese Firecrackers in Dalian at Chinese New Year Celebrations of Year of the Rabbit.
Dalian had no restrictions on firecrackers and it was my first experience of hearing them frequently throughout the days and nights, at Spring Festival Time.
Dalian city, in the early mornings, had a pall of smoke over it from the previous nights' celebrations, but this was soon blown out to the sea, then the sun would shine in a cloudless sky, except that someone had forgotten to stoke the fire, because the days were bitterly cold !
When we flew from Beijing the approach to Dalian was over the sea, and on the outskirts of the city, near the quays, there were many tall smoking chimneys, but the air in the city center was free from pollution, and almost sparkling.
beifan.com /015dal/15dalian.html   (791 words)

  
 Dalian - China Tour - Travel to China
Dalian (zh-stpw t=大連 s=大连 p=D?li?n w=Ta-lien), formerly L?da or Luta, is an ice-free seaport and a sub-provincial city in eastern Liaoning Province of the Northeastern People's Republic of China (Manchuria).
Dalian is located west of the Yellow Sea (Korea Bay) and east of Bohai Sea.
From 1898-1905, it was occupied by the Russians and renamed Dalny (Qingniwaqiao 青泥洼桥 of Zhongshan District, Dalian) and Port Arthur (L?shunkou).
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Dalian   (886 words)

  
 Dalian - National Parks International Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Dalian is a thriving city of 1.3 million people.
The second largest port city of China, Dalian is located at the foot of Nanshan Mountain on the southern tip of the Liaodong Peninsula.
I knew Dalian was going to be different as soon as I exited the airport to find my bag being loaded onto the back of an ancient, extremely dirty van which looked like it had just come from the nearest abattoir.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /national-parks-international/dalian   (277 words)

  
 CBBC - China Guide - City Guides - Dalian
Dalian has a fascinating historical history which, unfortunately, is not captured or displayed anywhere.
Dalian Golden Pebble Golf Course is a must for any golfing enthusiast.
Dalian is an ideal place to bring a family, especially young children.
www.cbbc.org /china_guide/city_guides/dalian.html   (959 words)

  
 Dalian City China - China tourist & travel guide for Dalian City, China
Dalian has an average annual temperate of 10 degree Celsius, and an average annual precipitation of 700mm.
The industries in Dalian is the important in China.
Dalian port is one of China's main seaports.
www.orientaltravel.com /China/Dalian.htm   (308 words)

  
 Hotels in Dalian
Dalian, DA Set in a 28-story tower, the Shangri La Hotel Dalian is situated in downtown Dalian, two km (one mile) from Zhongshan Square.
The Dalian Haiqiao Hotel is conveniently located in the financial and trade center of the city, about 8.75miles from the airport and 4.
Dalian Regent Jasper Hotel is the finest international 4-Star Hotel in Dalian.Ideally located in the East of the Dalian.15 minutes away from City Center.
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/China/Dalian.asp   (738 words)

  
 Dalian Light Rail
Dalian has one of the three tramways left in the PRC, all of which are in Manchuria.
In 1909, the Dalian (formerly Darien) tramway was opened.
After scrapping plans for a subway due to cost, Dalian now plans to reconstruct three original trolley routes and build five new light-rail routes with a total mileage of 500 km to form a radial type of city transport network.
www.subways.net /china/dalian.htm   (169 words)

  
 FAS Worldwide
In 1992, the Dalian Export and Processing Zone was created, and the city attracted public and private sector investment that stimulated economic growth and development.
Dalian’s effort to expand its industrial, information technology, financial, and tourism sectors is part of an overall transformation it has undertaken to move from a regional to an international shipping and trading center equivalent to Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, or Rotterdam.
In the last few years, Dalian’s retail food sector has undergone a radical transformation with the rapid rise of supermarkets and hypermarkets that have extensive dry and frozen goods, fresh and frozen meats and seafood, fruits, vegetables, prepared foods, and food service sections.
www.fas.usda.gov /info/fasworldwide/2006/04-2006/DalianChina.htm   (1807 words)

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