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GuangDong - China City Guide

Source: ChinaTravelGood   Author: Carson  Date: 08-26 2008  
Abbreviations: Guangdong

capital: Guangzhou

position: facing the vast Wuji of the South China Sea, carrying Xiongjun the Nanling Mountains; more in the river, Qi Li "Danxia landform," with "green water Danya" the beautiful scenery.

Area: 176,000 square kilometers

Population: 60 million around.

administrative divisions: the province has 21 prefecture-level cities, 31 county-level cities, 43 counties and three autonomous counties and 45 municipal area.

About Us: Guangdong is located in the South China Sea coast, rivers, coastline chief of the highest in the country.

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a long history of Guangdong, more than 10 million years ago now, "Ma Qujiang Dam "in this proliferation of interest-bearing. Legend has it the ancient Baiyue (Guangdong), is referred to Guangdong. Qin Shihuang unified China, Shi Huang in 33 years (before 214), the county set up the South China Sea, the rule of Panyu (now Guangzhou). Tang Dynasty in this Guangdong, Guangxi build Lingnan Road.



established the Yuan Dynasty Canton Road. Ming Dynasty set up the Canton Road Xuanwei Secretary, later changed to Secretary of Guangdong Buzheng Shi. Guangdong Province, established the Qing Dynasty, used so far.

Guangdong in China#39;s modern history was the occasion of situation, heroes come forth in large numbers. Taiping Rebellion, the 1911 Revolution, the Northern Expedition, in the strike, and many other major historical events have occurred here, the emergence of a group of distinguished history of the heroic figures and left many valuable relics.

since reform and opening up, Guangdong has attracted worldwide attention changes. Province#39;s GDP, the total fixed asset investment, retail sales of consumer goods and other economic indicators, for many years in the nation provincial and municipal (regional) first, the building of spiritual civilization and various social undertakings made remarkable achievements.

Guangdong in the south of mainland China, the South China Sea south, the chief of 3,368 km coastline and numerous islands. North High Low-lying South, in the mountains, plains, hilly staggered. Most rivers flow from north to south, mainly the Pearl River, the Hanjiang, Jianjiang, and so on. The longest of the Pearl River from the Xijiang, Beijiang and Dongjiang from convergence, 2,122 kilometers long, is China#39;s third largest river. South China Sea coast of the Pearl River Delta, the Hanjiang River Delta land is fertile, well-known Yumizhixiang.

the Guangdong area 180,000 square kilometers, of which arable land is more than 3 million hectares, forestry land area of over 10 million hectares, the garden area of 840,000 hectares. Forests cover 57 percent of the province, living tree reserves 300 million cubic meters. Guangdong vast sea, river network aspect, many reservoirs, ponds all over, abundant aquatic resources. Rich mineral resources, has found 116 kinds of minerals, 89 kinds of proven reserves. Animal and plant variety, the main food crops to rice, cash crops to vegetables, sugar cane, fruit-based.

Guangdong in the south of mainland China, the South China Sea south, the chief of 3,368 km coastline and numerous islands. The province is located in lower latitudes, the Tropic of Cancer in central cross-island land. North High Low-lying South, in the mountains, plains, hilly staggered. Most of the rivers flow from north to south, mainly the Pearl River, the Hanjiang, Jianjiang, and so on. The longest of the Pearl River from the Xijiang, Beijiang and Dongjiang from convergence, 2,122 kilometers long, is China#39;s third largest river. South China Sea coast of the Pearl River Delta, the Hanjiang River Delta land is fertile, well-known Yumizhixiang.

Guangdong as a blend of Chinese culture, inclusive of all cultures, Bocaizhongchang, and the unique characteristics of multi-cultural fantasy. It is a kaleidoscope of social change in China, both of which show the history and culture goes back to ancient times, but also the modern economy and lifestyle of the tide of new performance and more Chinese society future direction of the demonstration. The life of the Lingnan style, many tourists Laiyue the focus of interest.

Guangdong Province in ancient times has been a "Baiyue of people" living area, the Qing government set up here in Guangdong Province, Guangdong was the name used so far.

here has always been China#39;s wealthiest places, as early as the Qin and Han Dynasties era of foreign trade and cultural exchange activities have to modern times, Guangdong is a business developed regions. Because of geographical conditions and the history of overseas Chinese here is also home to many expatriates out of the nostalgic feeling of home will always return home, and promoted the development of tourism in Guangdong Province.



Guangdong Province, gathered the most peculiar landscape of the area in northern Guangdong, northern Guangdong Qingyuan and Shaoguan, including those of the mountain is very beautiful natural landscape, to Danxia Mountain and as the representative of the Jinji Ling Danxia landform, with Karst topography in the South, Yangshan, and cave in Yingde Group; western Guangdong, has a long and tortuous coastline, with a large number of high-quality beaches; eastern Guangdong#39;s Meizhou, Heyuan, Huizhou and the Chaoshan area has always been For its unique Hakka culture in Guangdong Zichengtixi, quaint folk customs and rich ancient cultural relics in recent years has become a popular tourist destination.