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Anhui Province, China
  › Hefei City Guide
     › Baogong Memorial Hall
  › Huangshan Mountain - 1
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  › Jiuhua Mountain
  › Hongcun Village & Xidi Village
  › Visiting Huangshan China

Fujian Province, China
  › Fujian Tea
  › Fuzhou City Guide - 1
  › Fuzhou City Guide - 2

  › Quanzhou City
  › Wuyi Shan Mountain
  › Xiamen City Guide
     › Gulangyu Island

Gansu Province, China
  › Dunhuang China
  › Jiayuguan & Jiayuguan Pass
  › Lanzhou City Guide
  › Xiahe & Labrang Monastery
  › Zhangeye & Wuwei Travel

Guangdong Province
  › Guangzhou City Guide
     › Six Banyan Tree Temple
    > Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall
  › Guangzhou Chimelong Water Park
  › Guangzhou Xiangjiang Safari Park
  › Shenzhen City Guide

Guangxi Province
  › Guilin City Guide
  › Guilin Travel Destinations - 1
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  › Guilin Travel Destinations - 3
  › Li Jiang River Tour
  › Nanning City Guide
  › Yangshuo City Guide

  › Yangshuo Travel Destinations

Guizhou Province - 1
Guizhou Province - 2
  › Anshu City Guide
  › Huangguoshu Tour
  › Guiyang City Guide
  › Guiyang Tourist Attractions

SiChuan Province
SiChuan Cuisine & Food
SiChuan Mah Jong
  › Chengdu China City Guide
     › Du Fu Thatched Village
  › Chengdu Shopping
  › ChongQing China City Guide
  › Emei Shan
  › JiuZhaiGou Tour
  › Leshan Giant Buddha
  › Neijiang China
  › Wolong Panda Reserve
  › WuLiangYe & Zigong Dinosaur

Beijing China City Guide
Beijing China History
Beijing Duck, Peking Duck
Forbidden City in Beijing
  › Forbidden Palace - Wumen Gate
  › Three Great Halls
  › Nine Dragon Wall
  › Inner Palace of Forbidden City
Great Wall of China
  › Badaling Great Wall & Mutianyu
  › Juyongguan Great Wall & Simatai

Shanghai China city Guide
Shanghai History
Jade Buddha Temple
Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Shanghai Bund & Huangpu River
Shanghai Museum

About Xian City (Xian City Guide)
Banpo Village Museum
TerraCotta Army Discovery
TerraCotta Warriors - History
Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang
Tour of Terra Cotta Museum
Xian City Wall


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Guangdong China

Guangdong Province, China

Guangdong Province is located in southern China. It borders Fujian province to the northeast, Guangxi to the west, and Hong Kong and Macau SAR to the south. Guangdong province is situated along the South China Sea, and has over 4,300km of coastline. Guang Dong covers an area of over 180,000 square kilometers, and with a population of 110 million, Guangdong became the most populated province in China. The figure includes 79 million permanent residents, and 31 million migrants who has lived in Guangdong Province for over 6 months.

History of Guangdong China

The history of Guangdong Province dates back over 2,500 years. The province was located far away from the center of ancient Chinese civilization in north China plain, and it was populated by the Bai Yue people. Chinese administration of the region began during the Qin Dynasty, after establishing the first unified China.

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(Guangdong Map)

The region was made into its own province in 226. As time passed, the demographics of Guangdong province shifted to a Han Chinese dominance due to migration from the northern regions. During the invasion of Mongols in the 13th century, the Southern Song Dynasty retreated south to Guangdong, and during the Yamen battle in 1279, the Song Dynasty ended. The modern day name "Guangdong Province" was given during the Ming Dynasty.

During the 19th century, Guangdong was the main port of exit for Asian laborers to the united states, and north america. You may be interested to find out that although Cantonese is spoken by less than 10% of the population in China, it is the dominant dialect for Chinese communities overseas.

Guangdong Weather & Climate

The province has a subtropical climate. The summer is as long as 6 months, and can be hot. It's rainy all year around, but the main rain season is between april and september, and Guangdong province receives 150 to 200 centimeters of rain each year. The annual temperature averages between 19 to 26 degrees Celsius.

Guangdong Tourism

Guangdong province is an exciting place offering plenty of tourism attractions. The four famous mountains: Danxia, Xijiao, Luofu, and Boluo mountains are unique natural sceneries. The rich history of region - such as the opium wars, rebellions, and battles - provides a glimpse into China's tumultuous past. You can visit the Sun Yat Sen memorial hall, the ancestral temple of the Chen family, Six Banya Trees temple, the Nanyue Museum of Han Dynasty king, and so much more...

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