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Located in the Pearl River Delta in Southern Guangdong Province, Shenzhen is known as the "Back Garden of Hong Kong." It is also the first city in mainland China to be granted econonmic reform under Deng Xiao Ping. At the end of the 1970s, Shenzhen was a small fishing village. Today with a population of more than 8,000,000, Shenzhen is divided into seven districts: Luohu, Futian, Nanshan, Yantian, Bao'an, Longgang, and Guangming. Shenzhen is an attractive city with more than 70% of the its population made up of people from throughout China making standard Mandarin the language of choice.
Shenzhen is situated in the subtropical part of China. In the spring Shenzhen is warm and the summer is typically hot and wet with an occasional typhoon. The weather is generally temperate and mild in the autumn and winter. The South China Sea buffers the climate, so cold snaps are not common. At its warmest, the temperature rarely reaches over 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit), but Shenzhen does get quite humid in the summer.
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|Average low °C||13||16||20||24||26||13||26||25||25||22||18||14|
Shenzhen has an excellent transportion infrastructure and can be reached by air, train, bus and boat.
Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport is located 32 kilometers from the city center.
While traveling within the city, you may use the subway, an excellent bus systems or one of many taxis.
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