Acta Geographica Sinica ›› 1993, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (2): 97-104.doi: 10.11821/xb199302001

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THE UNEVEN DEVELOPMENT AND SPATIAL DIFFUSION OF CHINESE CENTRAL CITIES

Ning Yuemin, Yan Zhongmin   

  1. The Institute of Geography of Wess Europe and North America, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200062
  • Online:1993-03-15 Published:1993-03-15

Abstract: The central cities are the political, economic and cultural centers of the country or a re-gion. To make the central cities to play a key role in the national economy is one of the im-portant tasks in Chinese urban economic reform. This paper analyses the uneven development and spatial diffusion of the central cities in China since 1980's.

Key words: Central cities, Centrility index, Uneven development, Spatial diffusion