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Guang zhou is the capital of Guangdong Province,Located southeast of the Guangdong Province and close (North) to the South China Sea. One of the most popular Chinese ports to be frequented by international and European sailors and traders. The city is also “nick-named” “rice-spike city”, “city of the rams” and popularly called the “city of flowers”

Population: 11.85 million
Urban Population: 8.22 million
Area: 7,434 sq km
Language: Languages or dialects are Cantonese (Yue), Mandarin (Putonghua) and English (getting popular, just like in all parts of China )
Climatic Features: subtropical humid monsoon climate, hot and rainy
Average Temperature: 21.7degC annually with the highest of 38.7 and lowest of 0degC
Rainfall: annual precipitation 1982.7 mm, with rainfall concentrated in spring and autumn
Mountains: Western Hills, which belong to the Taihang Range; Mt. Jundushan, in the north, which is part of the Mt. Yanshan
Rivers: Pearl River (West River, North River, East River), Nanhai, Liuhua Lake, Li Lake, Dongshan Lake
Products: paddy rice, potato, wheat, corn, jowar, silk, sugarcane, earthnut and hemp
Tropical or Subtropical Fruits: banana, cirtrus, lichee, and pineapple
Local Highlights: Yue Drama (Yue Opera)
Famous Guangdong Folk Music: Bubugao and Xiyangyang
Handcraft: Ivory Carving, Sandalwood Fan
Nationalities: Han, Li, Yao, Zhuang, Miao, Hui, Manchu and She
Neighboring Areas: Hunan, Jiangxi, Fujian, and Hainan provinces; Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Hong Kong and Macao
International Calling Code :International Calling code of China is +86
Time Zone: GMT +8

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