Dalian is a tier 2 city located within Liaoning Province in Northeast China.
In China's administrative hierarchy, Dalian is classified as a "Sub-provincial City", meaning it enjoys a greater degree of autonomy than other prefecture-level cities governed under Liaoning province control.
The official name of Dalian in simplified Chinese characters and pinyin is:
In Chinese it is common to add the character for "City" (市) to the name. In such case Dalian would be written:
Since the establishment of the Liaoning Free Trade Zone in 2017, the following sections within Dalian have been designated as free trade zones:
The following high tech zones are located in Dalian:
Dalian Open Coastal City (大连沿海开放城市):
Dalian is served by the following airports:
The city of Dalian's metro system commenced operation on 8 November 2002.
The following Chinese companies are headquartered in Dalian:
N.B. English names provided are based on automated translations and may not be consistent with those used by the companies
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