Located in Sichuan Province in Western China, Deyang is a large industrial city, with a strong economy based heavily in the high-tech and manufacturing sectors. Mostly surrounded by countryside, Deyang enjoys fresh air flow from nearby mountains that helps keep air quality relatively high. However, the Jinghu River poses significant challenges for the city, representing high risks of flooding and landslides. Deyang is also in a seismically active region, and a 2008 earthquake caused significant loss of life and property.

SHOCKS AND STRESSES
  • Earthquake
  • Rainfall Flooding

Snapshot of Deyang

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    POPULATION AS OF 2004

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