L iaoning Province, called “Liao” for short, with Shenyang as its capital, is composed of 14 prefecture-level cities, including two sub-provincial cities Shenyang and Dalian. Situated in the northeast of China, Liaoning is adjacent to Bohai Sea and Huanghai Sea in the south and bordered to the vast industrial base in the north. With many coastal cities and ports, Liaoning is provided with convenient transportation, ranking second in the country after Jiangsu. As the only coastal province in the northeast of China, Liaoning is one of the earliest opened up cities in modern times, one of the birthplaces of Chinese nation and Chinese civilization and the cradle of industry development in China. It is honored as “the eldest son of the People’s Republic of China” and “the Oriental Ruhr”. Read More Below.