Guangdong Overview

Chinese Name: 广东 English IPA: /'kuaŋtʊŋ/ Location: South China Population (city): 109,990,000 Language: Cantonese, Hakka, Min dialect, Chaoshan dialect Zip code: 51-52 Tel code: 020, 066+,075+,076+ Time zone: GMT+8

Guangdong (also known as Canton Province and formerly romanized as Kwangtung) is a province in South China, on the South China Sea coast. Guangdong surpassed Henan and Shandong to become the most populous province in China in January 2005, registering 79.1 million permanent residents and 31 million migrants who lived in the province for at least six months of the year; the total population was 104,303,132 in the 2010 census, accounting for 7.79 percent of Mainland China’s population. This also makes it the most populous first-level administrative subdivision of any country outside of South Asia, as its population is surpassed only by those of the Pakistani province of Punjab and the Indian states of Bihar, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.

The provincial capital Guangzhou and economic hub Shenzhen are among the most populous and important cities in China. The population increase since the census has been modest, the province registering 108,500,000 people in 2015.[10] Most of the historical Guangdong Province is administered by the People’s Republic of China (PRC). However, the archipelagos of Pratas in the South China Sea are controlled by the Republic of China (ROC, a.k.a. Taiwan), and were previously part of Guangdong Province before the Chinese Civil War.

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Guangdong Attractions

Guangdong Attractions include a list of top things to do and must-see attractions in Guangdong. All attractions picked by our seasoned travel advisors and rated by our customers. Following is the list of Top 10 Attractions in Guangdong by TripAdvisor. [...]

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Guangdong Tours

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Climate & When to Go

Guangdong Weather and Climate describes information with temperature, precipitation, Geography, What Clothes to Wear in Guangdong, weather and climate by month, climate graph, 15 days Guangdong weather forecast. Find out the best time to visit Guangdong and see the season highlights in Guangdong. It also tells you what to wear in different seasons and Clothes packing for Your Trip to Guangdong. [...]

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Festivals and Activities

Guangdong Festivals and Events introduce a brief introduction of festivals and activities and tell travelers Top Things to Do for Guangdong festivals Tours and important Guangdong events and activities including Exhibition, Conference, Trade Show, Expositions and Trade Fairs. [...]

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Travel Tips

Guangdong Travel FAQs and Tips introduce the city and zip codes, post offices, useful numbers, hospitals, banks for foreign exchange, Government and famous universities. When plan your trip to Guangdong, view our answers to questions about Guangdong travel to get better understanding of Guangdong. [...]

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Useful Maps

Guangdong Travel Maps in English includes Maps List of Guangdong Tourist Attractions, Maps of Guangdong Hotels, Maps of Guangdong Tours, Guangdong Subway Maps, Maps of Transportation. It show the specific location maps of main roads, Transportation, railway, stations, Bus Stations, Airports, expressway, administrative division, famous tourist attractions, travel and tours, universities, banks and hospitals. [...]

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Guangdong Accommodation

Guangdong Accommodation and Hotels Booking introduces Where to stay in Guangdong and the recommended Guangdong 5 star luxury hotels, Comfortable 4-star, Economic 3-star and Cheap Hostels recommended by TripAdvisor. [...]

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