Dalian is the second largest city in Liaoning Province, Dongbei, China and the largest port in northern China as well as a major destination for Chinese tourists.
Zhongshan District, at the eastern edge of the city, encompasses both the main business and commercial centre of Dalian and many of the most scenic parts of the southern coastline.
Xigang District, the smallest of Dalian's four districts, takes up the western half of the city centre and is the home of most of the city government.
Shahekou District is a mostly residential district to the south and east of the center of Dalian.
Ganjingzi is a district in Dalian. It is by far the largest district, running from the Heishijiao university and high tech area in the south to the edge of the Dalian development zone in the north and to Yingchenzi in the west.