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Zhuhai

 

Located at the southern estuary of the Zhujiang Delta in Guangdong Province, Zhuhai has an advantaged setting between the two Special Administrative Regions, Macau to the south and Hong Kong to the east across the South China Sea. The city boasts its amiable climate, beautiful beaches and convenient transportation, and has been entitled as the Model City for Environment Protection by the United Nation.

Zhuhai has no special place in history: It was nothing more than a small agricultural town under changing administration. Things changed in 1979 with Deng Xiaoping's economic policies and the economic boom began. In the following year, approved by the fifth People's Congress, Zhuhai, along with other three cities (Xiamen, Shenzhen and Shantou) was established as a Special Economic Zone (SEZ).

Zhuhai encompasses three separate townships. Gongbei on the border with Macau, is the most thriving place and the major tourist area. Jida district to the north-east is where harbors, as well as holiday resorts locate, and finally Xiangzhou district to the east-which is also where the airport locates. Though full of new offices, immensely wide roads and tasty economic incentives, Zhuhai still lags behind Shenzhen (the SEZ on the border with Hong Kong).

But Zhuhai is definitely growing. A large amount of foreign capital is being invested and there is a significant increase in visitors both from inland and Macau or Hong Kong. A local tourist sight includes the New Yuan Ming Palace and Jiuzhou Cheng. Zhuhai is also the venue of an annual air show. Off the coast there are many small islands and Zhuhai itself has a few pretty beaches.

Zhuhai's mineral resources are quartz sand, granite and building sand. The Wanshan Fishery is one of the biggest in Guangdong. Major industries include electronics, food, chemical industry and textiles. Local specialties are seafood (crab, lobster, oyster, and squid), fruit and flowers.

Zhuhai Tourist Attractions

    Jiuzhou Cheng

    It is located in the north of Jingshan Rd, the Jiuzhou Shopping Centre (Jiuzh...
    New Yuan Ming Palace

    It is located at the foot of the Lanpu Dashilin Shan, covering an area of 1.4...
    Dong Ao Island

    Dong'ao Island is located on the south central of Wanshan Island and is 17 na...
 

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