Basic Information of Shenzhen Shi

Shenzhen Shi is actually the same as Shenzhen.  ” Shi ” is just an administrative division level.

1. Shenzhen Shi Districts and Zip Code

Luohu District

Subdistrict Zip Code
Cuizhu 518020
Liantang 518004
Honggang 518024
Baogang 518023
Dongxiao & Donghu 518019
Nanhu 518005

Bao an District

Subdistrict Zip Code
Xinan & Xixiang 518101
Shajing 518104
Shiyan 518108
Songgang 518105
Fuyong 518103

Futian District

Subdistrict Zip Code
Shennanzhong 518031
Fuhua 518026
Meilin 518048
Huafu & Huaqiangbei 518028
Xiangmihu 518034
Futian 518016

Yantian District

Subdistrict Zip Code
Haishan & Shatoujiao 518081
Yantian 518083
Meisha 518085

Longgang District

Subdistrict Zip Code
Pinghu 518111
Buji 518112
Henggang 518115
Longcheng 518116
Pingdi 518117
Nanwan 518123
Longcheng 518172

Guangming District

Subdistrict Zip Code
Gongming 518106
Guangming 518107
Tianliao 518132

Nanshan District

Subdistrict Zip Code
Nantou & Taoyuan 518052
Shahe 518053
Xili 518071
Shekou & Zhaoshang 518067
Yuehai 518066

Pingshan District

Subdistrict Zip Code
Kengzi 518122
Pingshan 518118

2. Shenzhen Shi Language

Mandarin is the mainstream language in Shenzhen. Many public service organizations, professionals, and business people can provide services in English. And most young people can speak English and Cantonese.

The local dialect of Shenzhen is mainly divided into three major parts: Bao’an Cantonese in the west and south, Longgang Hakka in the north and east,  Cantonese and Hakka (Dapeng dialect) in the southeast.

3. Shenzhen Shi Tower

The current five tallest building in Shenzhen:

  • Ping An Finance Centre —  599 m
  • Kingkey Finance Tower — 442 m
  • China Resources Headquarters — 392m
  • Shum Yip Upperhills Tower 1 — 388 m
  • Shun Hing Square or Diwang Building — 384 metres

Planned and constructed:

  • H700 Shenzhen Tower — 642 metres
shenzhen-tower

4. Shenzhen Shi Port

The Port of Shenzhen is the collective name of some ports along the coastline of Shenzhen. It is located in the south of the Pearl River Delta in Guangdong, China.

The main port terminals in Shenzhen:

  • Yantian International Container Terminals
  • Chiwan Container Terminals
  • Shekou Container Terminals
  • China Merchants Port
  • Shenzhen Haixing
shenzhen-port

5. Shenzhen – Zhongshan Bridge

The construction of Shenzhen-Zhongshan Bridge started in December, 2016. And it’s planned to come into operation in 2024. The 24-kilometer-long bridge will consist of a series of bridges, islands and tunnels. The first eight-lane tunnel under the sea will be one of the engineering feats in the world. And its maximum designed speed is 100 km/h.

Besides, it is a convenient passage from east to the west of Guangdong and even the southwest. After the completion and opening to traffic, the travel time on both sides of the Pearl River will be shortened from 2 hours to 0.5 hour.

shenzhen--zhongshan-bridge

6. Average Cost of Living in Shenzhen Shi

Rent:

1000 to 2000 yuan / month

Meal:

50 to 100 yuan / day

1500 to 3000 yuan / month

Traffic:

20 to 100 yuan / day

600 to 3000  yuan / month

Daily necessities:

300 to 500  yuan / month

Total:

3850 to 6100 yuan / month

6. Map of Shenzhen Shi

shenzhen-map

7. Other Cities to Shenzhen Shi

  ❀ Hongkong airport to Shenzhen Shi

   Distance :

About 50 kilometers (31miles)

   Transportation:

  • Ferry: 30-40 min (popular)
  • Bus: 90 min
  • High Speed Train + Airport Express: 35 -45 min
  • City Traffic + Airport Bus (cheapest ) : 60 – 110 min

Via Luohu Port: 1 h  /   Via Hunaggang Port: 110min

Via Man Kam Toport: 65min    /    Via Shenzhen Bay Port: 95min

  • Taxi : 1 h (expensive )

  ❃ Shanghai to Shenzhen Shi or Shenzhen to Shanghai

  • Shanghai to ShenzhenShi fligh

   Fare: CNY 1000 – CNY 1690

   Time: 2 h and 20 min

  • Shanghai to Shenzhen Shi train

   ① High Speed :

Time : around 12 h     Fare: CNY 909 First Class  / CNY 568 Second Class

   ② Normal Speed:

Time : around 19 h     Fare:  CNY 613 Soft Sleeper   /  CNY 391Hard Sleeper

  Guangzhou to Shenzhen Shi or Shenzhen to Guangzhou

  • High Speed Train : 0.5-1.5 h

G -category :  Guangzhou South/Guangzhou North ↔Shenzhen Northrailway stations.

C-category : Guangzhou/Guangzhou East ↔ Shenzhen railway stations

  • Normal Speed Train : 1.5-2.5 h

Guangzhou/Guangzhou East ↔ Shenzhen/Shenzhen West/Shenzhen East stations

  Beijing to Shenzhen Shi or Shenzhen to Beijing

  • Beijing toShenzhen train

   ① Bullet trains (6 pairs ): 8.5 – 11.5 hours

   ② Normal trains (2 pairs): 22.5 hours and 30 hours respectively

  • Beijingto Shenzhen Shi flight

   Fare: CNY 4500 – CNY 5500

   Time: 3 h and 10 min