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Data description:


(1) It is organized by each province in China; including urban only and urban and rural.


(2) The spatial resolution is 30m.


(3) The value in the map ranges from 0 to 34, indicating different years. Zero means non-urban, values greater than zeros indicate urban pixels.


Year and pixel value pairs are as following: