lies in the southwestern part that is 28 kilometers away from
Guangzhou in Guangdong Province. The population is about 320,000.
Fuoshan has ever been a prosperous commercial town in the South,
and now, it is the important industrial city of Zhujiang triangle
Foshan is one of the four famous towns in the ancient times, and it has a very long history. It is in the central area of Zhujiang triangle islet, the north to it is Guangzhou, the west to it is Zhangqing, Zhuhai is in the east and Jiangmen is to the south, so it is an important area for communication, trading and military affairs. Since the ancient times, it has got some appellations,
such as "Nanguo Pottery City" and "the center of yarn".
Foshan is famous for its pottery, textile, medicine and iron casting. Among them, pottery and craftsmanship are the most advanced. Shiwan town, which is near Foshan, is an important base of pottery production.
Foshan is an important tourism city in Guangdong. The main scenic spots here are Zhu Temple, Shiwan Art and Pottery factory and Foshan Folk Art Research Institute, etc.