Chinese New Cities (24 images)

The past two decades have seen China catapult itself from an poor agrarian country in to a modern superpower. This economic explosion is expected to continue. Over the next 17 years, 350 million rural residents (more than the entire population of the US) will leave the farm and move to China's cities. In order to house this huge migration, the Chinese governement has announced a plan to build 400 new cities by 2020.

These new urban areas are expected to be occupied by migrants...
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