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Photo Essay: China's 10 Largest Cities

Beijing -- 12.4 million*

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Shanghai -- 16.6 million*Beijing -- 12.4 million*Chongqing -- 9.4 million*Shenzhen -- 9 million*Guangzhou -- 8.9 million*Tianjin -- 7.9 million*Wuhan -- 7.7 million*Hong Kong -- 7.1 million*Dongguan -- 5.3 million Shenyang -- 5.2 miilion*

Beijing -- 12.4 million*

The political, cultural and educational center of the country with a large services industry and healthy financial sector. Traffic and pollution are two major problems for Beijing. *Population estimated for 2010 by UN

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