As the most prosperous city in the nation, Shanghai is the economic, financial and cultural center of China.
Hong Kong has become a world-class financial, trading and business center and, indeed, a great world city.
Shenyang is located above the Bohai Gulf, linking Dalian to the southeast with Beijing to the southwest.
Tianjin, or "Diamond of the Bohai Gulf" in chamber of commerce terms, prates as China´s fourth largest city.
Qingdao is known as a summer resort with a rich historical background and natural beauty.
Qinhuangdao has developed from a tiny fishing village into one of the biggest ports in northern China.