Dalian Facts

Dalian Facts

By Ruru ZhouUpdated Mar. 18, 2021
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Name: Dalian (大连; Dàlián (/da-lee-en/))
Meaning: "great connection"
Previous names: Qingniwaqiao, Dalny (Russian), Dairen (だいれん Japanese)


Main Attractions


The city began as a Russian town and port, and then it was part of Japan's mainland colony from 1905 until 1945.


Location Information


Though the climate is humid, it is also paradoxically arid. There is comparably little rainfall, and there is lots of sunshine.


Dalian Streetscape


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