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Shenzhen (深圳)


Shenzhen is a tier 1 city located within Guangdong Province in South China.

In China's administrative hierarchy, Shenzhen is classified as a sub-provincial city, meaning it is governed under Guangdong province control, but enjoys a greater degree of autonomy than most prefecture-level cities.

The official name of Shenzhen in Simplified Chinese characters is 深圳, (pinyin: Shēnzhèn).

Free Trade Zones in Shenzhen

Parts of Shenzhen have been designated as free trade zones since the establishment of the Guangdong Free Trade Zone in 2015.
The following sections of the Guangdong Free Trade Zone are located in Shenzhen: Qianhai & Shekou Area of Shenzhen.

Shenzhen Stock Exchange

Opened in 1991, the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (深圳证券交易所) trades under the symbol SZSE. Their official website is

Shenzhen Metro

The city of Shenzhen's metro system opened on 28 December 2004.