- Dalian Chinese Cities with Over a Million Population
44. Dalian, Liaoning - 6,690,432

Dalian is a major city and seaport in the south of Liaoning Province, Northeast China. Holding sub-provincial administrative status, Dalian is the southernmost city of Northeast China and China's northernmost warm water port. The second largest city in Liaoning Province, next only to the capital (Shenyang), the city has a significant history of being used by foreign powers for its ports (Dalian's port and Lushun's port). Modern Dalian originated as Qingniwa; literally "bridge over the blue mud swamp") was a small fishing village near where the Russians chose to build their commercial town for the Kwantung Leased Territory after assuming control in 1898.

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