At present, the average age in Shenzhen is less than 30.
Some of the supertalls that have been either proposed or approved are well over 400 meters.
Shenzhen is famous for the great variety of cuisines that its numerous restaurants provide.
Most tourists, however, choose to stay in a largely expatriate and exotic residential community called Shekou, home to a large French cruise liner cemented into the ground, confiscated on drug smuggling charges.
Deng Xiaoping is usually credited with the opening up of economic revival in China, often epitomized with the city of Shenzhen, which profited the most from the first legacies of Deng.
Shenzhen is home to the world's ninth tallest building, the Shun Hing Square (Diwang Building).