Shilong is an industrial town underneath the direct management of the prefecture-degree metropolis of Dongguan, Guangdong province, People's Republic of China. Shilong Town is placed on the lower reaches of the Dong River on the convergence of the northern stem and southern department of the Dongjiang River forming one river with 3 wharfs. The metropolis covers a complete land location of 13.83 km2, with the registered permanent citizens of up to 67,900 and the migrant population totaling 77,500.
In 2008, Shilong turned into chosen with the aid of the State as a “famous historic and cultural metropolis in China”. There are 27 remaining historic timber, together with 1 tree at the age of extra than 300 years and sixteen timber on the a long time of more than one hundred years. The Government of the Town establishes electronic records for ancient and well-known trees by means of constructing their call playing cards in order that it is able to control those historical bushes scientifically and efficaciously; and there are 28 places of historic and cultural hobbies, consisting of 5 places as the important thing cultural relic defensive devices at the municipal stage.
In order to defend intangible cultural historical past, the Government of the Town has set up the development fund for Cantonese Opera. Now, there are 5 people ballad singers associations, who keep unfastened performances in Yat-sen Park in turn each Saturday nighttime. Furthermore, extraordinary ieties of museums and exhibition facilities had been constructed as cultural and academic bases.