PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY ›› 2007, Vol. 26 ›› Issue (5): 111-117.doi: 10.11820/dlkxjz.2007.05.012

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Urban Cultur e Spatial Differ entiation Setting on Fast Urbanization

JIANG Bin,LI Xueming   

  1. Urban and Environmental College of Liaoning Normal University, Dalian 116029
  • Received:2007-03-01 Revised:2007-08-01 Online:2007-09-25 Published:2007-09-25


The process of city' s development is also a process of the culture creating and coming together. It influences the mankind' s quality of life deeply. Therefore examining the phenomenon of urbanization from the culture, we can know the essence of urbanization systematically. This article investigates the present condition of urban cultural characteristic in Dalian, analyzes the cultural differentiation of the city area and suburban area in the process of fast urbanization by means of GIS, and studies such differentiation' s space characteristic, space regulation and its cause of formation. The results from the present investigation suggest that the reality of the urban culture development in Dalian has obvious spatial differentiation. The east central and the south parts enjoy a higher degree of urban culture development, but the west and the north parts are lower.

Key words: Dalian, fast urbanization, spatial differentiation, urban cultural