(Chinese: 石龙(simplified) 石龍(traditional); Hanyu Pinyin: Shī Lōng) is a historical and ecological town in Dongguan prefecture-level city
province, People's Republic of China
Shilong Town is located at the lower reaches of the beautiful Dongjiang River
at the convergence of the northern stem and southern branch of the Dongjiang River
forming one river with three wharfs. The town covers a total land area of 13.83 square kilometers, with the registered permanent residents of up to 67,900, and the population from other places totaling 77,500.
Shilong town is located within the north part of Dongguan
prefecture-level city. It is situated at the central point of the Pearl River Delta
, in conjunction with Zengcheng
and Boluo County
, 69 km to Guangzhou
city and 78 km to Shenzhen
city. The town lies on the beach of the Dongjiang River
and the Guangshen railway
（Chinese: 广深铁路）passes by.
Its convenience in railway and water transportation makes Shilong a regional industrial and commercial center.There are 20 buses for every 10 thousand people in the town, and there are 27 bus lines open to traffic to peripheral cities, and there are 83 pairs of electrified express intercity passenger buses between Guangzhou
each day, so the residents share comparatively a large space for activities and the intercity effect has been utilized to the greatest extent.
In 2004, Shilong's GDP... Read More