is a coastal city, in South China. It is adjacent to Hong Kong in the south, and the Pearl River to the west. Shenzhen has a 230-kilometer-long coastline rich with maritime life and industry. Shenzhen has a beautiful, natural environment with green areas throughout the city, boasting 16.01 square meters of greenery per person, covering 45 percent of the urban area. Forests and small mountains cover 47.6 percent of the city’s total land area. The city has 442 parks, totaling 240.40 hectares. Of the top tier cities, Shenzhen by far has the best air quality, due to its coastline and wealth of greenery.
As Shenzhen embraces the world, concomitantly it is becoming internationalized. Since 1978, the earliest Special Economic Zone of China has created the global miracle of urbanization, industrialization and modernization. Today, Shenzhen is known as China’s largest port, as well as the top tourist destination in Guangdong Province and one of the most desirable Chinese cities to live and work in.
Shenzhen is situated in the subtropical region of China. The weather is generally pleasant with plenty of both rain and sunshine in Shenzhen. With a temperate and mild autumn, there is a bit of a cool breeze during the winter, but it is just warm enough to do anything you’d want to do during the summer, including enjoying the beaches in December. The South China Sea buffers Shenzhen’s climate, so cold snaps are not common and snow is unheard of. Shenzhen is relatively dry during the spring, and then hot and wet once summer comes.
Shenzhen is a city with deep cultural roots that sit in tandem with its creative and modern ethos. While it was only founded 27 years ago, it has been said to a history of 5,000 years due to the fact that since its foundation, Shenzhen has created a migrant culture and an innovative spirit of “encouraging innovation and pursuing excellence.”
Shenzhen is a promising and burgeoning migrant city, so people who’ve come from all over China has brought along their own favorite cooking techniques and delicacies. The catering industry is flourishing in Shenzhen with more than ten thousand catering and entertainment places, and the city is an ideal place for food lovers and connoisseurs from all over the world.