Zhengdong New Area

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Zhengdong New Area
Zhengdong CBD
Zhengdong CBD
Zhengdong is located in Henan
Location in Henan
Coordinates: 34°45′55″N 113°43′30″E / 34.76528°N 113.72500°E / 34.76528; 113.72500Coordinates: 34°45′55″N 113°43′30″E / 34.76528°N 113.72500°E / 34.76528; 113.72500
Country People's Republic of China
Province Henan
Prefecture-level city Zhengzhou
 • Total 2,270 km2 (880 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 2.5 million
Time zone China Standard Time (UTC+8)
Postal code 450008
Area code(s) 0371
Website http://www.zhengdong.gov.cn/

Zhengdong New Area (Chinese: 郑东新区; pinyin: Zhèngdōng Xīn Qū) is a district of Zhengzhou, Henan province, People's Republic of China. It covers an area of 150 square kilometres (58 sq mi), nearly the same as that of San Francisco and is expected to expand to 500 square kilometres (193 sq mi) and a population of 5 million by 2020.[1]

In 2001, the city government commissioned Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa to draw up a comprehensive urban plan for Zhengdong.[1]

The city is home to 2.5 million people.[2]


  1. ^ a b Browne, Andrew (September 15, 2006), "Growing Pains: Booming Municipalities Defy China's Effort to Cool Economy; Hyper-Investment a Worry; A Monumental Pagoda For Once-Sleepy Zhengzhou; Satellites Spying on Bulldozers", The Wall Street Journal 
  2. ^ Cox (27 March 2013), Zhengzhou Ghost City Alive! 

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