Zhongshan 中山


Chinese Name:中山

English Name: zhongshan;Chungshan

Other Name: Xiangshan 香山

Abbreviation: 中 Zhong

Zip Code: 528400

Population: 4.418 million

Zhongshan 中山

Brief Introduction

Zhongshan 中山 is a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction of Guangdong Province, one of the four prefecture-level cities without districts in China, one of the central cities in the Pearl River Delta珠三角, an important node city in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area粤港澳大湾区, one of the regional central cities in Guangdong, and one of the metropolitan cities on the west bank of the Pearl River Estuary.

Zhongshan, the hometown of Dr. Sun Yat-sen 孙中山, is located in the west of the central part of the Pearl River Delta and at the sea of the lower reaches of the Beijiang River. It borders Nansha District of Guangzhou city and Shunde District of Foshan City in the north, Jiangmen downtown, Xinhui District and Doumen District of Zhuhai City in the west, Zhuhai City in the southeast, and Shenzhen City and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region across the Lingdingyang Of the Pearl River Estuary in the east.

Zhongshan is one of the birthplaces of Cantonese cuisine 广府粤菜 and one of the representative cities of Cantonese culture 广府文化. Xiangshan culture 香山文化 originated in Zhongshan and is an important source of Modern Chinese culture. Zhongshan is a national historical and cultural city and enjoys the reputation of being the hometown of Cantonese opera and overseas Chinese in Guangdong Province.

Zhongshan city’s administrative jurisdiction area of 1800.14 square kilometers. According to the seventh census data, as of midnight on November 1, 2020, the permanent population of Zhongshan is 4.418 million, and the gross regional product of Zhongshan is 356.617 billion yuan.

Famous Attractions in Zhongshan

Zhongshan city is a subtropical monsoon climate, the main climate characteristics are sufficient light, and abundant rainfall. Spring and autumn are the best seasons to visit Zhongshan.

Zhongshan 中山
Former residence of Sun Yat-sen 孙中山故居

Some special scenic spots in Zhongshan

  • Sun Wen West Road pedestrian street 孙文西路步行街
  • Yixian Lake Park 逸仙湖公园
  • Qijiang Park 岐江公园
  • Zhongshan park 中山公园
  • Xishan Temple 西山寺
  • Zhongshan Museum 中山市博物馆
  • Qijiang river 岐江河
  • Zhongshan Memorial Hall 中山纪念堂
  • The Yangtze river reservoir 长江水库
  • Zhongshan Culture and Art Center 中山市文化艺术中心
  • Sun Wen Park 孙文公园
  • Zimaling Park 紫马岭公园
  • Zhongshan Zhan Yuan 中山詹园
  • Former residence of Sun Yat-sen 孙中山故居

Famous Universities in Zhongshan

In 2020, Zhongshan will have 56,200 full-time students in higher education, 173,600 in regular middle schools, 24,600 in secondary vocational and technical education, 335,600 in primary schools, and 154,700 in preschool education. The enrollment rate of school-age children in primary schools was 100%, the enrollment rate of junior middle school graduates was 98.51%, and the admission rate for the general college entrance examination was 98.14%.

Zhongshan 中山
University of electronic science and technology institute of Zhong Shan电子科技大学中山学院

List of universities and colleges in Zhongshan

  • Guangdong Pharmaceutical University (Zhongshan Campus) 广东药科大学(中山校区)
  • University of electronic science and technology institute of Zhong Shan电子科技大学中山学院
  • Guangdong Polytechnic Vocational College 广东理工职业学院
  • Zhongshan Vocational and Technical College 中山职业技术学院
  • Zhongshan Torch Vocational Technical College 中山火炬职业技术学院
  • Sun Yat-sen Open University 中山开放大学

Diet of Zhongshan

Zhongshan is one of the birthplaces of Guangdong cuisine, Zhongshan has a rich Guangfu food culture, Zhongshan cuisine is famous in the country and even overseas, “eat-in Zhongshan” is the Pearl River Delta citizens, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan compatriots and overseas Chinese consensus. There are more than 6000 restaurants in Zhongshan.

Zhongshan 中山
Shi Qi young pigeon 石岐乳鸽

Some specialty snacks in Zhongshan

  • Almond cake 咀香园杏仁饼
  • Shi Qi young pigeon 石岐乳鸽
  • The flavor of Sha Tin 沙田风味
  • South lang duck congee 南朗鸭粥
  • Hybrid Sanhuang chicken 杂交三黄鸡
  • Mau raw banana 茂生围香焦
  • Folk-land food 民田菜
  • Shaxi braised pork 沙溪扣肉
  • Spicy dog meat 五香狗肉
  • Shenwan pineapple 神湾菠萝
  • Xiaolan Chrysanthemum feast 小榄菊花宴
  • Chrysanthemum fried fish balls 菊花炸鱼球
  • Huangpu La Wei 黄圃腊味

Zhongshan Transportation

Railways: As of September 2018, there are 7 railway stations in Zhongshan: Zhongshan North Railway Station, Xiaolan Railway Station, Guzhen Railway Station, Nan Lang Railway Station, Nantou Railway Station, and Dongsheng Railway station, all of which are stations of Guangzhou-Zhuhai Intercity Railway广珠城际铁路.

Expressways: The national expressway G4 Beijing-Hong Kong and Macao expressway, S43 Guangzhou-Zhuhai West Expressway, S26 Shenzhou-Luohe expressway, and the proposed Zhong-Kai expressway together constitute the traffic skeleton of Zhongshan expressway.

Zhongshan, city. Guangdong. China.

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