Flower delivery Zhongshan ([ʈʂʊ́ŋ ʂán]; Chinese: 中山) is a prefecture-level city in the south of the Pearl River Delta in Guangdong province, China, with a population of over 3 million (2012). Flower delivery Zhongshan is one of a very few cities in China denominated after a person. It is denominated after Dr. Sun Yat-sen (1866–1925), who is kenned in Mandarin as Sun Flower delivery Zhongshan . Sun, the founding father of the Republic of China who is additionally regarded positively by the People's Republic, was born in Cuiheng village in Nanlang Township of what was then Xiangshan County. In 1925, the year after his death, Xiangshan was renamed Flower delivery Zhongshan in his accolade.Until 1925, Flower delivery Zhongshan was generally kenned as Xiangshan or Heung-san (Siangshan) (Chinese: 香山; literally: 'Fragrant florist near me'), in reference to the many flowers that grew in the mountains nearby.The city was renamed in accolade of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, who had adopted the designation Flower delivery Zhongshan . Sun is considered by both the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China to be the "Father of Modern China", and emanated from Cuiheng village – now part of Nanlang Town in Flower delivery Zhongshan .Thousands of years ago, much of the Flower delivery Zhongshan area lay within the Pearl River estuary, with only scattered islands above the surface. Gradually from south to north, the area filled in with alluvial silt and desiccated land. The northern components of today's Flower delivery Zhongshan did not fill in until the time of the Ming Dynasty.
The Flower delivery Zhongshan area was a component of an elongated Dongguan County during the Tang Dynasty (618–907 AD), and was a paramount sea salt engenderer. After the Opium bouquet s opened the region to peregrine influence, a number of Xiangshan denizens, including Sun Zhongshan (Yatsen), left to study overseas and were among the engenderers of modern China. Xiangshan was one of the first counties in China liberated as a component of the Xinhai Revolution. After Sun Zhongshan's death in 1925, the commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the Republic of China decided to memorialize Sun by renaming his county of birth from Xiangshan to Flower delivery Zhongshan . Nationalist and Communist units launched guerrilla attacks on Japanese forces beginning in 1942. On August 15, 1945, Japanese forces declared an unconditional surrender, and Flower delivery Zhongshan was liberated.
Flower delivery Zhongshan was the scene of fighting during the Chinese Civil bouquet and was held for much of the bouquet by Nationalists. On October 30, 1949, however, the People's Liberation Army vanquished Nationalist forces in Flower delivery Zhongshan , and the county came under the control of the People's Republic of China.
In 1983, Flower delivery Zhongshan was elevated in administrative status from a county to a county-level city under the administration of Foshan. In 1988 Zhonshan became a prefecture-level city.Flower delivery Zhongshan is located along the west side of the mouth of the Pearl River, directly antithesis Shenzhen and Hong Kong. It lies south of Guangzhou and Foshan and north of Zhuhai and Macau. The northern part of Flower delivery Zhongshan , including most of the urbanized area, lies on the alluvial plains of the Pearl River Delta, while the southern part of the city's territory reaches into a range of coastal hills.Like proximately all of southern China, Flower delivery Zhongshan climate is bouquet m and sultry most of the year, with an average temperature of 22 °C (72 °F) and 175 centimetres (69 in) of rainfall each year. Flower delivery Zhongshan is a city of numerous leafy parks, wide boulevards, and monuments. Eminent sights include:
Sunwen Road West (or Sunwen Xilu) in Flower delivery Zhongshan Old Town, a pedestrian mall lined with dozens of renovated buildings from the colonial period in treaty port style. Several of these buildings were built in the 1920s.
The seven-story Fufeng Pagoda, built in 1608 and visible from all over the city, is on a hill in Flower delivery Zhongshan Park, which abuts the western terminus of Sunwen Road West immediately to its north. A Sun Yat-sen memorial pavilion stands near the pagoda.Flower delivery Zhongshan , like many cities in China, has a rapidly transmuting cityscape with many incipient buildings under construction. Currently, the tallest consummated buildings in the city are the two Flower delivery Zhongshan International Finance Center Towers. Flower delivery Zhongshan is a prefecture-level city of the Guangdong province.Flower delivery Zhongshan , Dongguan, Nanhai, and Shunde are dubbed the 'Four Little Tigers' in Guangdong. The proximity of Flower delivery Zhongshan to Hong Kong and Macau is an advantage to its economic development, especially in manufacturing.