Pearl River Delta

The Pearl River Delta (PRD), Zhujiang Delta or Zhusanjiao in Guangdong province, People's Republic of China is the low-lying area surrounding the Pearl River estuary where the Pearl River flows into the South China Sea. It is one of the most densely urbanised regions in the world and one of the main hubs of China's economic growth. This region is often considered as an emerging megacity, the Pearl River mega-city. The PRD is not a megalopolis but rather one rapidly forming megacity, and itself the southern end of a larger megalopolis running along the southern coast of China, which include large metropolises like Chaoshan, Zhangzhou-Xiamen, Quanzhou-Putian, and Fuzhou.

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Pearl River Delta Economic Zone
... The Pearl River Delta Economic Zone (simplified Chinese 珠江三角洲经济区 traditional Chinese 珠江三角洲經濟區 pinyin Zhūjiāng Sānjiǎozhōu Jīngjìq ... China's National Development and Reform Commission, is designed to boost the pan-Pearl River Delta as a "center of advanced manufacturing and modern service ... km) bridge linking Hong Kong, Macao and the Pearl River Delta, construction of 1,864 miles (3,000 km) of highways in the region by 2012, and rail expansions of 683 miles (1,099 km) by 2012 and ...
Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge - Background
... should be conducted on the transport linkage between Hong Kong and Pearl River West ... Government on the transport linkage between Hong Kong and the western bank of the Pearl River Delta ... Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macau will provide significant macro socio-economic benefits for the Greater Pearl River Delta Region including Hong Kong ...
Pearl River Delta Economic Zone - History
... three Special Economic Zones (SEZs), including two in the Pearl River Delta, Shenzhen and Zhuhai ... The economic development of the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone took off after the reform programme was instituted ... During that period, the average real rate of GDP growth in the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone exceeded 16 percent, well above the People's Republic of China national figure of 9.8 percent ...
Pearl River Delta - Pollution
... The Pearl River Delta is notoriously polluted, with sewage and industrial waste treatment facilities failing to keep pace with the growth in ... This has a strong effect on the pollution levels in the delta ... Bank approved a $96 million loan to the PRC government to reduce water pollution in the Pearl River Delta ...
Tropical Cyclone Warnings And Watches - West Pacific Systems - China - Pearl River Delta
... The Pearl River Delta uses a variety of warning systems to inform the public regarding the risks of tropical cyclones to the area ...

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