Notice: No Free Toiletries at Guangdong Hotels from April 1, 2010
- From April 1, 2010, star-rating hotels in Guangdong will stop sending free disposable
toiletries to guest rooms, and toiletries are only supplied upon
request by guests.
- After October 1, 2010, guests need to pay for using disposable toiletries.
Shenzhen is located between 113.46 and 114.37 east longitude,and
between 22.27and 22.52 north latitude. It is in the South of
Guangdong Province and to the south of the Tropic of Cancer.
Shenzhen is demarcated from Hong Kong by the Shenzhen River in the
South, and is bordered by Dongguan and Huizhou to the north. Its
sea is part of the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean. It is a
natural port city with Daya Bay in the east and the Lingding Sea to
Shenzhen has a subtropical maritime climate with plenty of rain and
sunshine. It is never blazingly hot in the summer and the season
can last for as long as six months. It is mild in spring, autumn
and winter. It is not very cold in winter. The annual average
temperature is 22.4, with the highest temperature being 36.
6 and the lowest 1.4. The year's frost-free period can be as long
as 355 days. The rainy season lasts from May to September. Annual
average rainfall is 1,933.3 mm. Typhoons usually occur in summer
and autumn, luckily most typhoons are obstructed by mountains. Only
about once in every two years, on average, is the urban area hit
directly by a typhoon.
The total area of Shenzhen is 1948.69 square kilometers. The size
of the Special Economic Zone is 391.71 square kilometers. Shenzhen
is mainly undulating with an occasional plain tableland, declining
from the southeast to the northwest. The western part of Shenzhen
comprises coastal plains. Mount Wutong, with an altitude of 943.7m,
is the city's highest peak.
Shenzhen started to receive immigrants at the end of the Southern
Song Dynasty (1127-1179). when Shenzhen City was established, there
were only 31.41 natives, most of them Hakkas.
By the end of 2001, permanent resident population in Shenzhen
totaled 4.67 million, including some 2.558 million living within
the Special Economic Zone, average age was less than 30. the "New
Immigrants"are from throughout the country and account for 90
percent of Shenzhen's population.
Shenzhen is a typical immigrant city. So you can find cuisines of
many other cities of China here. Additionally, Thai cuisine,
Vietnam cuisine, Japanese cuisine, Indonesian Cuisine and many
other Western-style fast-foods are all available in Shenzhen. read
Shenzhen, a modern and prosperous metropolis, offers tourists a
great shopping opportunity. There are some best choices for you,
such as fashionable and reasonable clothing, jewelry, seafood,
electrical appliance, digital products and furniture. read more
A night stroll in Shenzhen Square would provide you the chance to
appreciate some folk songs and dances. Besides, you can also play
some sports like bowling, ping pong and tennis in some clubs, which
is absolutely a healthy method to keep fit. read more
Shenzhen Travel Tips
China Highlights provides you information on how to plan a trip to Shenzhen, what
you should be aware of in Shenzhen, including currency exchange,
hospitals and churches.