Foshan is located in the northern part of the Pearl River, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Guangzhou, Guangdong Province. The city is made up of five districts: Chancheng, Shunde, San-shui, Nanhai and Gaoming Districts. The government seat is located in Chancheng District. It is a vital part of an a ...
With a long history dating back to approximately 5,000 years, the city gained its name from the three Buddha statues unearthed in this area in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Having a temperate climate with abundant rainfall, it has been a land of fish and rice. Besides fishing and farming, the local ...
Foshan aims to become a manufacturing giant and the third largest city in Guangdong. To do this, it has pledged to make large-scale investment in the construction of the infrastructure such as transportation and energy. Urban development will focus on the central urban group and Shunde urban group, ...
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Area: 3848.49 square kilometers (1485.9 square miles) Resident Population: 7.19 million Area Code: 0757 Zip Code: 528000 Emergency Numbers: Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Traffic: 122 Useful Numbers: Consumer Complaints: 12315 Tourist Complaints: 82212061 Telephone Number Inquiry: 114 City-bus Inquiry: 82810501 Weather Forecast: 12121 Banks Bank of China offers foreign exchange services for visitors wherever they are in China. The local Bank of China Branc ...