Shijiazhuang formerly known as Shimen and romanised as Shihkiachwang, is the capital and largest city of North China's Hebei Province. Administratively a prefecture-level city, it administers eight districts, two county-level cities, and 12 counties. It is the province’s main economic centre as the largest pharmaceutical base in China and an important centre in the textile, IT, manufacturing and chemical industries.
Shijiazhuang is rated Sufficiency by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. Sufficiency level cities are cities that have a sufficient degree of services so as not to be overly dependent on world cities.
Shijiazhuang has a population of over 4,303,700 people. Shijiazhuang also forms part of the wider Shijiazhuang metropolitan area which has a population of over 11,030,000 people.
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