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  • The Ronghe tower in Rongcheng county, North China’s Hebei province pictured before its refurbishment (left) and after its refurbishment (right). Rongcheng county is one of the three Hebei counties from which the Xiongan New Area is being created. Photo: IC_Gallery: Xiongan Turns Two
     
     
    The Ronghe tower in Rongcheng county, North China’s Hebei province pictured before its refurbishment (left) and after its refurbishment (right). Rongcheng county is one of the three Hebei counties from which the Xiongan New Area is being created. Photo: IC
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Gallery: Xiongan Turns Two

On April 1, 2017, the central government announced its decision to create an economic development zone around 60 miles south of Beijing. Over the past two years, progress has been made in building the basic infrastructure the new city will need.

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The Ronghe tower in Rongcheng county, North China’s Hebei province pictured before its refurbishment (left) and after its refurbishment (right). Rongcheng county is one of the three Hebei counties from which the Xiongan New Area is being created. Photo: IC
Before-and-after photos of the site of the Xiongan Railway Station on the Beijing-Xiongan intercity railway in Baoding, Hebei. Photo: IC
Before-and-after photos of the Citizens Service Center in Rongcheng. Photo: IC
Before-and-after photos of a vegetable market in Rongcheng. Photo: IC
This village near Baiyangdian Lake in the Xiongan New Area, pictured on March 22, is scheduled for demolition. Photo: IC
Workers and cranes at the site of the future Xiongan Railway Station on March 23. Photo: IC
Workers with hard hats stand on scaffolding at the site of the future Xiongan Railway Station on March 23. Photo: IC
The Citizens Service Center, pictured here on March 31, was the Xiongan New Area’s first major urban construction project. Photo: VCG
A high-speed train stops at Baiyangdian Railway Station in Rongcheng on March 31. Photo: VCG

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Gallery: Xiongan Turns Two