Introduction to DG
Dongguan is located the central south of Guangdong Province, northeast of the Pearl River Delta. It is 59 kilometres south of Guangzhou, 99 kilometres north of Shenzhen, and 140 kilometers away from Hong Kong. Dongguan has a total area of 2,465 square kilometers. Geographically, the city is mostly hilly to the east and flat in the west, with 115.98 kilometers of shoreline. It is positioned in the middle of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen economic corridor, a spot which must pass through by both land and sea transport.
Dongguan has a subtropical monsoon climate, with abundant sunshine and rainfall over the year. The annual average temperature is 22.3 degrees Celsius, with an average annual rainfall of 1,802.5 millimetres.
Dongguan has 32 towns surrounding the main city, each possessing its own distinct characteristics. The total population is of 8.29 million, among which 1.87 million are local residents. In addition, more than 700,000 people from Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan live in Dongguan, and more than 200,000 are overseas Chinese.