Here's China's most famous ghost city: Ordos
There are no cars in the city, except for a few dozen parked at the glamorous government center
Ordos even has an avant-garde art museum -- totally empty
Here's China's biggest ghost city: Zhengzhou New District
This $19 billion development is packed with blocks of empty houses
Like Ordos, Zhengzhou New District has glamorous public buildings
Zhengzhou New District residential towers -- EMPTY
Here's a rendering of Zhengdong New District Wetland Park (people added with Photoshop)
This city was built in the middle of a desert: Erenhot, Xilin Gol, Inner Mongolia
Half of Erenhot is empty. The other half is unfinished
Is that a hotel in Erenhot?
See that orange area to the north-east of the Xinyang?
It's a giant new development, which doesn't even have a name yet.
No cars in the city except for approximately 100 clustered around the government headquarters
The ghost city of Dantu has been mostly empty for over a decade
In most neighborhoods of Dantu, there are no cars, no signs of life
The mostly empty city of Bayannao’er, which boasts a beautiful town hall and World Bank-sponsored water reclamation building
Now here's Kangbashi, a new city with capacity for 300,000 -- that houses 30,000
Finally, here's a giant new campus for Yunnan University, which was built to accommodate 2.3 million students. It has 11,000 enrolled.