Why China is building a ghost town?

08.06.2012

 

Why China is building a large, well-designed ghost towns that are completely empty?

Photos from Google Earth city in the country represent a huge complexes consisting of office skyscrapers, government buildings, residential buildings, residential towers and homes, all connected by a network of empty roads, and some of the city are located in the most inhospitable places in China.

Images of these ghost towns (after countless billions of dollars spent on design and construction) show that in them no one lives.

 

 

 

Photos look like a giant film set, prepared for the filming of some apocalyptic movie in which a neutron hit or unknown natural disaster destroyed the people, leaving the skyscrapers, sports stadiums, parks and roads perfectly intact. One such city is built at the middle of the desert, in the inner Monogolii. "

Business Insider published a series of photos of these Chinese ghost towns. Neither one of them is not observed cars, with the exception of about 100 pieces, parked on a large vacant lot near the government building, and another one, which shows a beautiful park and the added people in photo editor.

In China, now by some estimates about 64 million empty houses. On his "vast areas of free land" China is building 20 new ghost towns in the year.

ScallyWagAndVagabond.com quoted Patrick Hovanecha, a business professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing, which says, "Who wants to be the mayor, who must report the fact that he failed to achieve 8 percent GDP growth this year? No one wants to occupy a place. So if for growth easiest to build, and then you will build. "

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