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Zhongshan City is a prefecture-level city governed by Guangdong Province, governing 24 towns and situated in the central south of the Pearl River Delta, bordering on Guangzhou to the north and adjacent to Hong Kong and Macao, with a total area of 1800 square kilometers, annual average temperature of 22 Degree Celsius Total population: 2.5 million Zhongshan is the hometown of Sun Yat-sen, the great revolutionary forerunner of China, and a famous origin of overseas Chinese found in 87 countries and regions, with over 800,000 people living in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.

As a costal open city, Zhongshan City has built a national package printing base, a national health technology industrial base, an electronic industrial base and a mass-run technology park Rapidly growing economy, giving rise to a product mix of diversified hi-tech, high-quality products, including Robust Beverage, Yale-Guli Door Locks, Zhongshan Aestar Fine Chemical, Vantage Gas Appliance, Kawa Electronic and other famous industrial brands. Regional characteristic economies, such as hardware in Xiaolan, illuminations in the ancient town, leisurewear in Shaxi, redwood furniture in Dachong, air-conditioners in Nantou and foods in Huangpu, are flourishing with great market shares nationwide. The world's TOP500 enterprises have set up over 20 plants in Zhongshan.

Zhongshan City has a highly attractive investment environment. The city has a highway traffic mileage of 1077.2 kilometers and a developed highway network based on national highways, truck roads and the Jing-Zhu Expressway; the Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Hong Kong and Macao airports are within the radius of 90 kilometers; the city is accessible to all parts of China by railway via Guangzhou. Today, with the opening of the Shenwan Port, Zhongshan has a triangular of ports, with the Zhongshan Port on the east, Shenwan Port on the south and Xiaolan Port on the north. In particular, the annual container throughput of the Zhongshan Port ranks TOP10 in China and TOP100 in the world. It is only 75 minutes' voyage from the Zhongshan Port to Hong Kong. Zhongshan has plenty of water and power supply, and a high-speed, high capacity broadband information network throughout the towns and large, medium-sized enterprises centering on the urban area, which has become the "information expressway of Zhongshan".

In recent years, Zhongshan City has been known as "State Hygienic City",  "National Leader in Urban Planning Management",  "National Garden City",  "National Exemplary City in Environmental Protection",  "Excellent Tourist City of China",  "Exemplary City for National Smooth Traffic Project",  "National Leading City in Civilized City Building" ,  "National Civilized City" and "Civilized City of Guangdong Province",  and was awarded the "Habitat Prize" by the UN in 1997.

Zhongshan Tourist Attractions

    Zimaling Park

    Zimaling Park was built in July 1992 and was officially open to visitors on O...
    Wuguishan Mountain

    If God lived in Zhongshan, then Wuguishan Mountain, with its breathtaking nat...

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