Dongguan is a prefecture-level city in Guangdong Province. It is located in the southeast of Guangzhou, the east bank of the Pearl River Estuary, the south of Shenzhen, the international garden city, the national civilized city, the national basketball city, the important transportation hub of Guangdong and the foreign trade port.
Dongguan has about 1.2 million compatriots from Hong Kong and Macao and 300,000 overseas Chinese. It is a famous hometown of overseas Chinese, the hometown of Cantonese opera, the city of music, the city of science and technology, the city of museums, and the national forest city. International garden city, national civilized city, national basketball city and other reputation.
Dongguan covers an area of 2,465 square kilometers and has a population of 8,432,500 (residing in 2017). The forest coverage rate in Dongguan is 36.7%, and the greening rate of forest land is 98.7%. It is an international garden city. 2018 ranked 24th in the best commercial city in mainland China, 5th in the best prefecture-level city in China in 2018, and 7th in the 30 cities with the strongest innovation.