Guangzhou Tianhe Software Park, with the planning area of 12.25sq.km., is located in Gaotang New Area of the national software industrial base in the northeast of Tianhe District, Guangzhou. It is covered by the national high-tech industry development zone. It is the national software industrial base, the advanced Torch Plan software industrial base of implementing the Plan for fifteen years, and the national online game & animation industry development base. Currently, it covers 11 subareas such as Gaotang New Area, Guangzhou Information Port, Guangzhou Software Information Square, SCUT Subarea and Times New World Park, etc.
The planned area of the main park—Gaotang New Area is 12.2sq.km. It has established reasonable structure, complete supporting facilities and beautiful environment. The development speed and the whole competitiveness rank top among all parks in China.
With over 1200 software enterprises concentrated in the Park, the software export of the Park takes up 80% of that in the whole city. Since 2008, Tianhe Software Park has been preparing for the industrial plan of modern information services and the industrial development plan of Gaotang New Area. Free of the mode of traditional industrial parks that the function is relatively simple and the focus is the industrial function, based on the spatial structure of “One Core and Three Cycles”, Tianhe Software Park is repositioned as the “technological innovation core zone, high-end modern service industry headquarter and ecotypic software community” to build five major industry aggregation districts and five supporting service areas.
Currently, some key enterprises such as Netease, Baidu, Haige Communications and Huifeng Electronics are concentrated in Tianhe Software Park. They have reached a certain scale and level in the fields of value-added communications services, financial finance and tax, e-commerce, network security, online game & animation and IC design, etc.