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Dongguan

 

An important industrial city located in the Pearl River Delta, Dongguan borders the provincial capital of Guangzhou to the north, Huizhou to the northeast, Shenzhen to the south, and the Pearl River to the west.
Its land surface is about 2,465 square kilometres and the coastland has a length of about 11,594 kilometers.

The actual registered population is about 15,389 million but the temporary one is estimated to be over 5 million.
Dongguan is an important centre for the economy of China because of its booming industries. One of the most important sectors is IT; Dongguan is a leading city in producing computers and component parts.
Dongguan ranks behind only Shenzhen, Shanghai and Suzhou in exports among Chinese cities, with $65.54bn in shipment.

A number of historical sites are left in the city which has experienced a long and splendid history. The destinations related to the Opium War tell the early modern history to every visitor. Apart from those, Keyuan Garden and Hermit Villa should not be missed on your trip. They are ideal places for people to relax in the bustling industrial city. While developing the economy, the local government has also paid great attention to the city's tourism industry. In recent years, a number of natural tourism destinations have been built in Dongguan, adding more color to your trip. Catering for the needs of the city's further development, the pubic facilities in Dongguan are being improved step by step. By now, visitors from both home and abroad can get here easily by air, ship or bus. Also a large number of star-rated hotel are situated everywhere in Dongguan.

The climate of Dongguan is subtropical. It lies south of the Tropic of Cancer. The average temperature is 22.8 Centigrade throughout the year.

Dongguan Tourist Attractions

    Opium War Museum

    The Opium War Museum is a specialized museum of Chinese ancient site. Built i...
    Humen Bridge

    A crucial transport junction and testament to China's rapidly accruing engine...
    Keyuan Garden

    Built in 1850 by deposed military officer Zhang Jingxiu, Keyuan Garden, one o...
    Yinxian Resort

    The picturesque Yinxian Resort is situated in the Licheng Development Zone, 1...
    The Weiyuan Fort

    Located in the Chuangpi Ocean and at the foot of Beiwu Mountain, the weiyuan ...
 

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