Acta Geographica Sinica ›› 1986, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (2): 147-156.doi: 10.11821/xb198602005

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LAND TYPES AND NATURAL REGIONALIZATION OF SHENZHEN AND THEIR DEVELOPMENT

Yu Xianfang   

  1. Guangzhou Institute of Geography
  • Online:1986-04-15 Published:1986-04-15

Abstract: Shengzhen is located in the seaside of southern part of Guangdong Province, close to Guangzhou and adjacent to Hong Kong. It is of significance to both Guangdong and South China coasts.Shengzhen is located in the seaside of secial Economic Zone and the Baoan County, covering an area of 1911 km2, of which sixty per cent is mountains and hills, thirty per cent fields, and ten per cent beaches and waters. Land type can be classified into five systems: A. mountains, B. hills and terraces, C. farmlands, D. beaches, E. waters. They are further sub-divided into 22 units and 93 sub-units; areas of each units are measured. From geographical viewpoint and for the purpose of developing the Special Economic Zone eight regions are divided.