Zhuhai is a prefecture-level city on the southern coast of Guangdong province in China. Located in the Pearl River Delta, Zhuhai borders Macau to the south. It is one of the original Special Economic Zones established in the 1980s. Zhuhai is also one of China's premier tourist destinations. The city of Zhuhai is now a popular toursit destination in the Pearl River Delta Region.
Zhuhai City, set up in 1979,is situated at the southern part of Guangdong Province, P.R. China. It is 140 km away from Guangzhou, stands on the western bank of the Pearl River estuary and is adjacent to South China Sea, borders Hong Kong and Shenzhen to the east by 36 nautical miles and Macau to the south.
Zhuhai is famous for its hundred-plus islands and one of the first Special Economic Zones in China. Zhuhai has been empowered with the local legislation by the National People's Congress. It governs three administrative districts: Xiangzhou,Doumen and Jinwan and five economic functional zones; Zhuhai National New and High Technology Industrial Development Zone, Zhuhai Free Trade Zone, Wanshan Ocean Development and Exemplary Zone, Hengqin Economy & Technology Development Zone as well as Zhuhai Harbor Industry Zone. By 2002, the city's population totaled at 1.23 million.