China’s Urban Area Reaches 32,521 Kilometers – People’s Daily

People’s Daily published some new statistics about China’s rapid :

In recent years, Chinese have expanded rapidly with their urbanization rate rising steadily over the past half century from 29.04 percent in 1995 to 41.76 percent in 2004. The urban scale has enlarged quickly in the wake of growth in urban . From 2000 to 2005, China’s completed urban areas rose from 22,439 square kilometers to 32,521 square km with the density of urban increasing from 442 per sq km to 870 per sq km; and the residential housing space was up from 4.41 billion square kilometers to 10.77 billion square kilometers. [Full text]

May 14, 2007, 9:17 AM
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