ICOT 2014 – Location

About Dalian

DALIAN2Located on the east coast of Eurasia and the southern tip of Liaoning Peninsula in northeast China, Dalian is a multicultural and vibrant port city, specializing in trade, industry and tourism. It covers an area of 12,574 square kilometers and has a population of 6 million. Identified in 2012 as being a future dynamic city of the coming ‘urban revolution’ by Foreign Policy Magazine, Dalian boasts not only the convenience and modernity of a metropolitan city, but also small-town charm and friendliness. Among the popular features for visitors to Dalian is its 575-kilometer scenic coastal road, its beaches, over 70 squares (including the Asia’s largest, Xinghai Square), historical urban architecture and great seafood. It has been voted China’s most livable city (China Daily Newspaper), and remains a popular city for expatriates as well as domestic and foreign tourists. For further information on Dalian’s tourist sites, please visit: