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Guangzhou

Guangzhou is located in southern China in the middle of Guangdong Province where it is the capital city.  The city also has proximity to the South China Sea, Hong Kong, and Macau. Because of its convenient geographical location, Guangzhou has been called ‘China’s Southern Gateway’ Guangzhou is the center of the Guangdong Province’s politics, economy, science, and education. It is also southern China’s key transportation hub and trading port.

Home to more than 12 million people, the city’s humid subtropical climate is greatly influenced by the Asian monsoon. With year-round flowers and evergreen plants, Guangzhou has been affectionately called the ‘Flower City’ since ancient times.

 With an over 2,200-year history, Guangzhou is rich in antiquity, unique customs and deep cultural deposits. Historically, it is both the start of the Maritime Silk Road and the center of Lingnan Culture. 

An ancient but dynamic city, Guangzhou impresses visitors with both its vivid modern ambience and unique indigenous culture. Reflecting the charm of a multicultural metropolis, the city’s cultural influences can be seen in all aspects of its social life, including diet, lifestyle, architecture, commerce, language, music, art, customs and entertainment.

Transportation and Travel Services

Pearl River

Useful Telephone Numbers and Websites

Guangzhou Tourist Board: www.visitgz.com/eng/

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