The great leap upward: China’s Pearl River Delta, then and now | Cities | The Guardian

The region where the Pearl River flows into the South China Sea has seen some of the most rapid urban expansion in human history over the past few decades – transforming what was mostly agricultural land in 1979 into what is the manufacturing heartland of a global economic superpower today.

Source: The great leap upward: China’s Pearl River Delta, then and now | Cities | The Guardian

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