Guangdong province---capital: Guangzhou


Guangdong Province, also known as Yue in short, is located in southern China, facing the South China Sea, and neighboring Hong Kong and Macao in the south. It covers an area of 179,000 square kilometers and has a population of 67.89 million. Guangzhou in the middle of Guangdong is the capital.
The advantageous geographical position makes Guangdong Province a bridge between China's mainland and Hong Kong and Macao, as well as the rest of the world. It is one of the first areas in China implementing reform and opening-up policies.
Highways, airlines, and water transportation provide easy access to all parts of the country and the world. The Baiyun Airport is one of the three largest international airports in China; The Huangpu Port can handle over 10,000-ton ships; The railways, including the Beijing-Guangzhou, Beijing-Kowloon, Shanghai-Hong Kong, Guangzhou-Kowloon, GuangzhouZhanjiang, and Guangzhou-Meizhou-Shantou, link the province with all the other big cities in China. The opening of the Dongguan-Humen Bridge make it easier to travel between Guangzhou and Shenzhen, and Guangzhou and Hong Kong.
Guangdong is located on the sub-tropical zone. It has a mild climate with enough, pleasant sunshine, and its annual mean temperature is 22c. The province has beautiful natural landscape, historical sites, and hundreds of places of interest. The state-level ancient cultural cities include Guangzhou, Chaozhou, Zhaoqing, Foshan, Meizhou, and Leizhou. The most famous tourist attractions are the Seven-Star Rock in Zhaoqing, Mt. Danxia in northern Guangdong, Mt. Xiqiao close to the South China Sea, Mt. Luofu in Boluo, and Mt. Binghu in Zhaoqing, as well as the Splendid China, the Window of the World, and the National Folklore Cultural Village.
In recent years, Guangdong has developed a GuangdongHong Kong-Macao Tourist Triangle, attracting numerous visitors from home and abroad. Guangdong is ready to welcome friends from all parts of the world.