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International Journal of Environmental Sustainability and Protection
ISSN:2737-5447
Frequency: Quarterly Published by lIKll


Open Access Research Paper
 IJESP 2022/12
Vol.2, Iss.4 : 1-10
https://doi.org/10.35745/ijesp2022v02.04.0001

Research on the Development of Medium-sized Cities from the Perspective of a Metropolitan Area—A Case Study of Ziyang City in the Chengdu Metropolitan Area


Yue Liu1* and Bo Jiang2


1School of Urban Design, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
2School of Architecture and Design, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou 221000, China


Abstract:
The Chengdu metropolitan area serves as the hub of the western region’s development and the western pole of the Chengdu-Chongqing region’s twin-city economic circle. Chengdu metropolitan area is in the development stage of agglomeration as well as diffusion in rapid urbanization and economic globalization. As a medium-sized city in the Chengdu metropolitan area, Ziyang city must determine its urban function positioning in the future based on the spatial structure characteristics of the Chengdu metropolitan area for industrial and economic layout optimization as well as for the rapid and coordinated development of the entire Chengdu metropolitan area, more importantly, to maximize its benefits.

Keywords:  Chengdu metropolitan area, Regional planning, Ziyang city, Medium-sized city

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Received:October 25, 2022; Revised:November 11, 2022; Accepted:November 25, 2022; Published:December 30, 2022
*Corresponding author; e-mail: Liuyue0720@whu.edu.cn


Citation:Liu, Y., & Jiang, B.(2022). Research on the Development of Medium-sized Cities from the Perspective of a Metropolitan Area—A Case Study of Ziyang City in the Chengdu Metropolitan Area. International Journal of Environmental Sustainability and Protection, 2(4), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.35745/ijesp2022v02.04.0001

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