Huizhou (惠州) is a city in southeast Guangdong Province, China, forty three miles north of Hong Kong. It forms part of the Pearl River Delta megalopolis. Huizhou borders the provincial capital of Guangzhou to the west, Shenzhen and Dongguan to the south-west, Shaoguan to the north, Heyuan to the north-east, Shanwei to the east, and Daya Bay of the South China Sea to the south. The city is administered as a prefecture-level city.
Located in the Pearl River Delta, Huizhou is one of the 9 prefecture-level cities in the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone. TCL, a major TV and multinational consumer electronics company is headquartered in Huizhou. Huizhou Daya Bay Economic and Technological Development Zone (DBETDZ) includes Automobile Production/Assembly, Chemical Production and Processing, Electronics Assembly & Manufacturing, and others. Huizhou Export Processing Zone includes companies focusing on electronics, auto parts, textiles and chemicals.
Huizhou Zhongkai High-tech Industrial Development Zone is connected with Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Dongguan by Huizhou-Shenzhen Highway, Guangzhou-Huizhou Highway and Dongguan-Huizhou Highway. Beijing-Kowloon Railway and Huizhou-Aotou Railway also run through the zone, linking it with Beijing, Hong Kong, and other cities along the railway. Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport is a one-and-a-half hour drive from the zone.
Huizhou Zhongkai HIDZ has established electronics, information technology and optical-, mechanical- and electronic-integration as its major industries. It also encourages investment in new materials, telecommunications, and other high-tech industries. The zone is one of the National Electronic Information Industry Bases and National Video and Audio Products Parks in China.
Huizhou was ranked #755 by the Nomad List which evaluates and ranks remote work hubs by cost, internet, fun and safety. Huizhou has a population of over 4,598,402 people. Huizhou also forms part of the wider Pearl River Delta metropolitan area which has a population of over 63,724,157 people.