Heshan City is located at the riverside of Xijiang in the Pearl River Delta. It covers a total area of 1108.3 square kilometers, governing 11 towns, with the household registered population of 360,000 and the permanent population of 500,000. Heshan is one of the famous hometowns of overseas Chinese.
The city enjoys superior location and convenient transportation. It borders on the economic circles of both Guangzhou-Foshan-Zhaoqing City and Zhuhai- Zhongshan-Jiangmen City . As the transportation hub linking the central area and the western area of Guangdong Province , Heshan owns a three-dimensional transportation network of sea, land and air. In terms of road transportation and railway transportation, National Highway G325, Foshan-Kaiping Expressway, Jiangmen-Heshan Expressway, Jiangmen-Zhaoqing Highway as well as Jiangmen-Zhaoqing Expressway, Jiangmen-Luoding Expressway and Guangzhou-Zhuhai Railway, which are under construction, run through the whole city. The city, along with other cities including Guangzhou , Foshan, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Zhuhai, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing, belong to the One-Hour Economic Circle . Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is one-hour ride to Heshan. Heshan Harbour is a foreign trade Class-A port.
Heshan city has been honored as one of the “Top 100 Most Developed Counties (Cities) of China ”, the “Top 100 Chinese Counties (Cities) in Economic Strength” and the “Top 100 National Outstanding Counties (Cities) in Afforestation”. Heshan city has two five-star hotels currently. Another five-star hotel is under construction. There are also many large-scale residential quarters such as Biguiyuan, Shilifangyuan, Jianmeiyuan and Kaixuancheng, etc. In Heshan there is also a golf course, a large sports park.
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