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Machong Town
Machong Town is located at the hinterland of the Pearl River Delta and the boader of Guangzhou and Dongguan. To the east 22 kilometers away is the downtown area of Dongguan; to the west 29 kilometers away is the downtown area of Guangzhou. It is connected with the Guangzhou Economic Development Zone by a bridge. The town has a total area of 91 square kilometers, with a population of around 110,000, more than 70,000 of whom are permanent residences, and 43,000 temporary citizenship. [ full info >> ]
Economic Development
In recent years Machong Town has constantly stepped up efforts in promoting an investment environment while strengthening economic capacity and vitality, making it an economic zone with fast growth. It has formed an outward-oriented economy supported by oil and food processing, port logistics, top-grade glass building materials, solar batteries, electronics, textiles and clothes, paper making, chemical engineering and ironware. It is now heading towards a target of building a new town with a modernized port industry. [ full info >> ]
History and Culture
Machong Town was first founded during the Song Dynasty and thus has over 800 years of history. It is said that its ancestors were very fond of plums; therefore it was first named the Land of Plums and was originally under the Bao'An County Guangzhou Government jurisdiction. Later it came under the Zhongtang District Dongguan Prefecture's jurisdiction in the early period of the Ming dynasty. [ full info >> ]
Information for Everyday Needs

Media Contact
Machong Town CPC Administration Office: Tel: 0769-88821899
Publicity Office: Tel: 0769-88821885
Foreign Trade Office: Tel: 0769-88821699
Business and Trade Office:Tel: 0769-88821320
Official Website: http://machong.dg.gov.cn

Transport
(1) highroads: The highroad network connects with National Highway 107 through Zhongma Road; there are 3 passageways for the highways. One is for the Guangzhou-Zhuhai-Shenzhen Expressway and 2 are for the Yanjiang Highway under construction. Dongguan Western Express passes through Wangniudun and Daojiao via Xinsha port, a stretch of 16 kilometers linking Wuhuan Road of Dongguan, only a 20 minute ride from Machong to Dongguan City proper.
(2) Airports: Machong is situated in the middle of the five major airports of Hong Kong, Macau, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Zhuhai. Along the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Zhuhai Expressway, Guangzhou Airport is 50 kilometers to the north, Shenzhen Airport is to the south, and Zhuhai and Hong Kong Airports are each about 100 kilometers away.
(3) Buses: Machong Bus and Passenger Terminal is located at Guangma Road, Tel: 0769-88222898
(4) Taxi: Tel: 0769-23012345

Accomodation
Cinese Hotel, 4 stars, Machong Avenue, Machong Town
Website: http://www.cinesehotel.com
Tel: 0769-88828888

Cocovilla Hotel, 4 stars
Website: http://www.cocovillahotel.com
Tel: 0769-88286666

Food and Drink
Jujing Restaurant, Guangma Road, Tel: 0769- 88238988

Qinqin Restaurant, Guangma Road, Tel: 0769-88822478, the recommended dish is roast goose

Machong Geese Manor, near the Sand Field of Dabu East, Tel: 0769-88284992; the recommended dishes are soft-shelled turtle, vine eel, anchovy

Hengsheng Restaurant, Guangma Road, Tel: 0769-88281898

Business
Heyi Emporium, No.18 Zhenxing Road Machong Town, Tel: 0769-88238301
Zanxinhuan Supermarket, Machong Avenue, Tel: 0769-88287469

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