Tianhe Park. [Photo/tianhe.gov.cn]
Located in east Guangzhou, Tianhe district boasts a rapidly developing downtown and covers 96 square kilometers with a population of 620,000.
Tianhe district is where the Guangzhou develops towards the east. Meanwhile, it is also the core of the new urban area that stretches from north to south, boasting major functions and scenic sites. Such geographic advantages will surely strengthen its economic competitive advantages in the new urban area.
Tianhe district is an emerging business center. Gathered in this district are many prosperous venues, including the Guangzhou East Railway Station, the Tianhe Metro Station, the Tianhe Sports Center, the Teem Mall, Grand City Plaza, Guangzhou Books Center and many luxury hotels.
Real estate has enjoyed rapid development with many high-grade residence communities spreading throughout Tianhe district.
Most of the primary and secondary schools in the district are above city level, which means the schools feature high teaching quality. There are also many research institutions and institutions of higher learning located in the district, including South China University of Technology, South China Normal University, South China Agricultural University, Jinan University and Guangzhou University.
Tianhe district is also reputed as a center of high-tech industry. In recent years, the Tianhe Science and Technology Park and the Tianhe Software Park have embraced rapid development.