Zhuhai Facts

As one of the most romantic cities in the world, Zhuhai is located at the south of the Tropic of Cancer, Guangdong Province, with a sheltered location on the South Climates with glorious sunshine all year long. Zhuhai is a luxurious garden paradise where colorful flowers bloom all year long.

In 1999, Zhuhai was honored as' The International Award for Most Improved Living Environment’ by the United Nations. Thus through the efforts of city planners and enlightened government, Zhuhai has become internationally famous as one of the Most Livable Places for People in the entire world.

Area Code: 0756
Zip Code: 519000

Geography: Zhuhai City, set up in 1979, is situated at the southern part of Guangdong Province, P.R. China. It is 140 km away from Guangzhou, stands on the western bank of the Pearl River estuary and is adjacent to South China Sea, borders Hong Kong and Shenzhen to the east by 36 nautical miles and Macao to the south by land. It lies between North Latitude 21° 48′~22°27′ and East Longitude 113°03′~114°19′, The land area covers 1,653 km² and sea area,6,000 km², including 146 islands.


Population:
Zhuhai’s population is today over 1.2 million people with many of its highly educated and talented citizens coming from different regions of China, In the past 20 years, locals and new immigrants to the city have worked shoulder to shoulder and hand in hand to build their home together and make it a modern comfortable city in which to live and raise their children.


Administrative Division

Zhuhai governs:
•Three administrative districts:
Xiangzhou District, Doumen District and Jinwan District

•Five economic functional zones:
Zhuhai National New and High Technology Industrial Development Zone;
Zhuhai Free Trade Zone;
Wanshan Ocean Development and Exemplary Zone;
Hengqin Economy & Technology Development Zone;
Zhuhai Harbor Industry Zone.


Climate
In Zhuhai, winter and summer monsoons alternate obvious. High temperature lasts all year long, accidentally there appears cold weather, but winter is not too cold and summer is not extremely hot. Actually, Zhuhai has small temperature difference and has the subtropical maritime monsoon climate.


Economy
Owing to its scientific and rational urban planning and sustainable and rapid economic growth, Zhuhai City becomes one of the most suitble cities for human sttlement for which it reputed at home and abroad. According to statistics, the per capita annual disposable income and GDP of Zhuhai City rank first among medium-sized and large cities in the country. Urban residents of Zhuhai City are culturally advanced and well-off and live and work in peace and contentment.


Transportation
•Zhuhai Airport
Zhuhai Airport, launched on June 18, 1995, is one of the largest, most advanced civil airports in China. The terminal building covers 93,000 square meters of floor area. It is designed to handle 100,000 takeoffs and landings per year. The annual passenger volume is 12 million trips. The freight volume is 400,000 tons per year. There are flights from Zhuhai Airport to more than 30 major cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan and Chengdu.,

•Zhuhai Harbor
Zhuhai Harbor has eight harbor areas, including Gaolan, Jiuzhou and Guishan. It is a key harbor on the South China coast. Currently, Zhuhai Harbor has 95 berths. The total length of docks is about 6,500 m, of which nine berths can be used to moor 10,000 dwt ships. The total annual volumes of freight and passenger transportation are 20.15 million tons and 8.45 million trips, respectively. Its high-speed passenger ferries regularly serve Hong Kong and Shenzhen.

•Land Transport
With a tital road mileage of 1,017 km, Zhuhai has formed a communications network based on high-grade trunk roads linking all nearby towns and districts, ports of entry, airports, harbors, etc. Major transportation links such as the Beijing-Zhuhai Expressway, South China Coastal Expressway, Guangzhou-Zhuhai Railway and Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge make transport to and from Zhuhai most convenient

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