Indians in Shenzhen

Shenzhen is a coastal city, close to Hong Kong, in South China. Its longitude lies between 113.46 and 114.37 degrees east, and its latitude is between 22.27 and 22.52 degrees north, with a total area of 1,952.84 square kilometers. Sitting south of the Tropic of Cancer, it is in the south of Guangdong Province. Demarcated from Hong Kong by Shenzhen River to the south, it is bordered by Dongguan and Huizhou to the north, Daya Bay and Dapeng Bay to the east, and Lingding Sea and the mouth of the Pearl River to the west.

Shenzhen has a 230-kilometer-long coastline rich with maritime life and products. To the east lie the popular beach resorts of Dameisha, Xiaomeisha and Dapeng Bay. To the west lie scenic areas, including Mangrove Nature Reserve, Inner Lingding Island, and Water Resort. Shenzhen has a beautiful, natural environment.

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Shenzhen History


In 1980, the first Special Economic Zone of Chinawas built in this city. From then on, the city become a highlight of China, one known for its rapid economic growth. More than thirty years ago, it just was a small fishing village called Baoan County. In 1979, it was renamed Shenzhen City.Shenzhen is a city with deep cultural roots that sit in tandem with its creative and modern ethos. It is said to have a history of 5,000 years, but was only founded 27 years ago. Since its foundation, Shenzhen has created a migrant culture and an innovative spirit of “encouraging innovation and pursuing excellence”.

 Culture & Festivals


The China Folk Culture Village (深圳中国民俗文化村) is a part of Splendid China Folk Village in Shenzhen, China. It is located adjacent to the Splendid China theme park and features displays of the daily life and architecture of China’s 56 ethnic groups. It was opened to the public in October 1991.

The China Folk Culture Village has featured several cultural festivals:

  • Water Splashing Festival of the Dai
  • Shawm Festival of the Miao
  • Torch Festival of the Yi
  • Xinjiang Cultural Festival
  • Inner Mongolia Grassland Cultural Festival

Business Environment


Shenzhen has focused on seven major industries, which include computer software, IT, microelectronics and components, video and audio products, electro-mechanical integration, and key projects of light industry and energy. Meanwhile, newer industries such as pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, biotechnology, and new materials have also grown rapidly. Electronics and telecom equipment manufacturing is the city’s largest industry. Shekou is a former industrial zone with a largely expatriate residential community

Shenzhen Guide Map


Shenzhen is located in the southern portion of the Guangdong Province, on the eastern shore of the Pearl River Delta. Neighboring the Pearl River Delta and Hong Kong, Shenzhen’s location gives it a geographical advantage for economic development. In 1980, the first Special Economic Zone of China was built in this city. From then on, the city become a highlight of China, one known for its rapid economic growth.

More than thirty years ago, it just was a small fishing village called Baoan County. In 1979, it was renamed Shenzhen City. When the Special Economic Zone was built, the city was divided into six zones, four of which are located in the Special Economic Zone.

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