Shenzhen, China

By Ming | March 3, 2017

Shenzhen (Chinese:深圳; Pronunciation:[ʂə́n.ʈʂə̂n])


Shenzhen is a major city in Guangdong Province, China and one of the five largest and wealthiest cities of China.The city is located immediately north of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and holds sub-provincial administrative status, with powers slightly less than a province.

Basic Info

Time Zone: China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal Code: 518000
Area Code: +86-755
Location: Guangdong, China, 22°33′N 114°06′E
Area: 2,050 sq km (790 sq mi)
Elevation: 0-943.7m (0-3,145.7 ft)
City flower: Bougainvillea
Special Economic Zone(SEZ) formed: 1 MAY 1980
GDP(2016): CNY 1.95 trillion, USD 283 billion
CPC Committee & Major: Xu Qin


The Ping An IFC is the tallest building in Shenzhen, which is also the second tallest in China and the fourth tallest building in the world.

Height to roof: 555 meters (1,821 feet), 115 floors above ground and 5 below ground.
Total height: A 45 meter high antenna makes the total height an even 600 meters (1,969 feet).
Completion: 2016.
Cost: about 678 million USD.
Special features: world's 4th tallest building, China's second highest building, world-class observation deck at 550 meters (1,804 feet).

The Ping An IFC, Shenzhen

Window of the World

Overseas Chinese Town East

Happy Valley

Dameisha beach

Red bayberry


There are more for you to discover…


Electric system

The electric system is 220 Volt AX(50 Hz). There are many plugs and sockets available for use in the hotel. Travelers with shavers, computers, and other personal electronics should carry a plug-adapter kit.



Emergency Help in Shenzhen

For emergencies dial: (Chinese-speaking)

  • 120 for an ambulance
  • 119 for fire rescue
  • 110 for the police