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 260 km2 (100 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 260 square kilometres (100 sq mi),[1] and is expected to expand to 500 square kilometres (193 sq mi) and a population of 5 million by 2020.[2]

In 2001, the city government commissioned Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa to draw up a comprehensive urban plan for Zhengdong.[2]

The city is home to 2.5 million people.[3]


  1. ^ "Outline of Zhengdong" (in Chinese). Administrative Committee of Zhengdong New Area. 2 February 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  2. ^ 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 
  3. ^ Cox (27 March 2011), Zhengzhou Ghost City Alive! 

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