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  Guangdong Travel Guide: Guangdong Tour, Map, Hotel, Tips, Guangdong China
Guangdong province covers an area of over 180,000 square kilometers (69,502 square miles) and has permanent population of 74,730,000.
Guangzhou is also the main communication center of Guangdong with generous amount of railways, highways, bridges, multi levels of flyovers and labyrinth of waterways.
Guangdong is famous for its fine gastronomy Cantonese cuisine.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/guangdong   (891 words)

  
  Environmental Protection of Guangdong Province
Guangdong is located in the southern part of the south China Sea, encompassing a total 179,766 square kilometers.
The Guangdong embroidery and the Chaozhou embroidery, one of the four kinds of best embroideries in China, are known for their beautiful patterns and exquisite craft.
Guangdong is a place with beautiful mountains and rivers, moderate climate and many scenic spots.
www.gdepb.gov.cn /eng/GD-brief.htm   (671 words)

  
  Guangdong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the early 1920s of the Republic of China, Guangdong was the staging area for KMT to prepare for the Northern Expedition, an effort to bring the various warlords of China back under the central government.
Guangdong borders Fujian province to the northeast, Jiangxi and Hunan provinces to the north, Guangxi autonomous region to the west, and Hong Kong and Macau Special Administrative Regions to the south.
Guangdong's primary, secondary, and tertiary industries were worth 137.46 billion yuan, 1.08 trillion yuan, and 957.94 billion yuan respectively [3].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Guangdong   (1988 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Guangdong, China (Chinese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Guangdong is the country's leading producer of sugarcane; rice and silk are other major crops, although the silk industry is no longer as important as it once was.
Guangdong was the main scene of China's early foreign contact, chiefly through Guangzhou; there was trade with the west during the Roman Empire, trade with the Arabs during the T'ang dynasty, and European trade that originated during the 16th cent.
Guangdong has been a center of revolutionary activity; there the Kuomintang was formed (1912) under the leadership of Sun Yat-sen, and there Chiang Kai-shek began his drive (1920s) for the unification of the country.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/G/Guangdon.html   (625 words)

  
 Guangdong
Guangdong has many types of minerals; 128 types of minerals have been found to date, including 89 types with proven reserves, and most are nonferrous metals.
Guangdong is one of China's provinces having a large population.
The sex ratio of Guangdong's population increased gradually since 1949: 100.86 in 1949, 102.4 in 1953, 102.5 in 1960, 103.9 in 1964, 104.80 in 1982.
www.unescap.org /esid/psis/population/database/chinadata/guangdong.htm   (2347 words)

  
 Guangdong, China
Guangdong is distinguished by mountainous country, which in the north is separated from the Changjiang river valley by the 2000m/6600ft high Nanling Mountains, and by flatlands at the mouth of the Xijiang and on the Leizhou peninsula.
From the 16th C onwards European influence began to be felt in Guangdong; in 1553 Macau became Portuguese, in 1841-42 Hong Kong was taken over by the British and in 1898 Canton came under French administration.
Guangdong is China's richest province, and produces an eighth of the country's total income.
www.planetware.com /china/guangdong-chn-gd-gd.htm   (391 words)

  
 Guangdong - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Guangdong was far removed from the center of ancient Chinese civilization in the north China plain.
In the 19th century, Guangdong was also the major port of exit for laborers in southeast Asia and the Western United States.
Until the late 20th century, residents in Chinatowns tended to be overwhelmingly from Guangdong, so much so that Cantonese, spoken by less than 10% of Chinese people in China, remains the lingua franca of the Chinese diaspora in many places abroad.
www.voyager.in /Guangdong   (1759 words)

  
 Canton - Guangdong
Guangdong is located in the southern part of the south China Sea, encompassing a total 179,766 square kilometres.
Guangdong is also one of the provinces in China where the highways have been developed into the networks all over the province.
The Guangdong embroidery and the Chaozhou embroidery, one of the four kinds of best embroideries in China, are known for their beautiful patterns and exquisite craft.
www.pacificislandtravel.com /asia/hongkong/about_destin/guangdong.html   (2309 words)

  
 Guangdong
Guangdong is bounded by the South China Sea and is the southern gateway of China.
Guangdong neighbors Jiangxi and Hunan provinces in the north, Fujian Province in the east and the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in the west.
It is divided into three branches: Guangdong food is traditional Guangdong cuisine; Chaozhou food is similar to Fujian cuisine because Chaozhou neighbors Fujian Province; and Dongjiang food, which is represented by Huizhou food, emphasizes domestic animals and poultry.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_map/2003-09/24/content_21609.htm   (697 words)

  
 Guangdong travel guide - Wikitravel
Guangdong (广东 Guǎngdōng) is a province in South East China on the border with Hong Kong.
Guangdong faces the South China Sea and surrounds Hong Kong.
Many (perhaps even most?) overseas Chinese trace their roots to Guangdong, although many are from other coastal provinces such as Fujian or the area around Shanghai.
wikitravel.org /en/Guangdong   (438 words)

  
 Wind Guangdong
Hong Kong: Hong Kong and Guangdong have a level of interdependence on energy, which is part of the wider economic co-operation between the two administrations.
A very ambitious target for wind development in Guangdong is justified and supportable and could play a powerful role in sending a positive signal to investors and developers regarding the opportunities in Guangdong.
Greenpeace concludes that the report fully supports the Guangdong government and Chinese government’s ambitions for wind energy development and suggests that there is room to be even bolder in the scale of ambition for both Guangdong and China.
www.greenpeace.org /china/en/press/reports/wind-guangdong   (1013 words)

  
 Guangdong Province China - China tourist & travel guide for Guangdong Province, China
Guangdong (Yue for short) is located in South China, with an area of 178,000 square kilometers, and a population of 65 million.
It adjoins the Wuling Mountains to the north and the South China Sea to the south, with a landscape sloping from north to south.
With the Tropic of Cancer running across its central land, Guangdong is, in the main, subject to south sub-tropical humid climate.
www.orientaltravel.com /province/Guangdong.htm   (343 words)

  
 South China's Guangdong Spends Heavily on Air Pollution Control   (Site not responding. Last check: )
That is the first project of Guangdong Province in using sold desulfuration technology to limit discharge of sulfur dioxide.
Guangdong, which was designed to pilot China's reform and open-up drive, has witnessed a fast economic expansion over the past two decades.
In the environmental protection plan, local officials of Guangdong also stressed that they would combine air pollution control with optimizing energy structure, developing clean energy and give priority to development of energy such as hydropower, wind power, solar power and natural gas in the years to come.
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/55/703.html   (454 words)

  
 The Guangdong Rules - Newsweek: International Editions - MSNBC.com
Guangdong TV ad revenues hit $1.6 billion in the first nine months of 2003, the most in China and more than the next two largest markets (Shanghai and Beijing) combined.
Guangdong is also one of the few places where small private radio stations operate legally.
This is as risky in Guangdong as in any province, and in the last two years, several local outlets have been closed for crossing the murky limits of the permissible.
msnbc.msn.com /id/3705447   (911 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Conflicts mar Guangdong dream
Crime and corruption generally are worse in Guangdong than elsewhere, he said, due to the "get-rich-quick, apolitical attitudes" of local people.
Guangdong's level of economic activity and exposure to the outside world may make it harder for the authorities to stop unwelcome news from getting out - though not for lack of trying.
In Joseph Cheng's view, events in Guangdong are a good illustration of the tremendous limitations of China's strategy of simply trying to minimise social friction while refusing to dilute the party's power.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/asia-pacific/4620450.stm   (960 words)

  
 Guangdong Province travel guide - China travel guide, Guangdong China travel services, Guangdong tours
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.
Guangzhou in the middle of Guangdong is the capital.
Guangdong is ready to welcome friends from all parts of the world.
www.chinaplanner.com /guangdong   (360 words)

  
 The Internet and E-Commerce in Greater South China (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Fujian, and Guangdong)
The popularity of the Internet in Guangdong, relative to the rest of the country, may be explained by a number of factors, including the economic prosperity of the province, the high number of emigrants, and the proximity of Hong Kong.
Guangdong has developed into an export-oriented economy and is regarded as China's frontier to the outside world.
Guangdong and its private companies are often the destination for the cream of China's youth who fail to land positions in Beijing and Shanghai.
www.isoc.org /inet2000/cdproceedings/7c/7c_1.htm   (4560 words)

  
 Guangdong Encyclopedia Article @ ArtQuilt.com (Art Quilt)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The latest food scare emerged after tests carried out in southern China's Guangdong province found some fish had been contaminated with the male hormones...
This article deals with the Guangdong Province in southern China, and should not be confused with the former Kwantung Leased Territory in north-eastern China.
Emigration in recent years has slowed with economic prosperity, but this province is still a major source of immigrants to the US.
www.artquilt.com /encyclopedia/Guangdong   (1463 words)

  
 Market Profiles on Chinese Cities and Provinces (tdctrade.com)
Guangdong's services sector is expected to continue to grow after China further liberalises its services sector under China's WTO accession commitments and CEPA.
Guangdong as a leading industrial base as well as an export processing base for a wide range of products contributed markedly to the country's export growth.
Guangdong is the largest consumer market in China though its population ranks the 4th largest, partly supported by the rising income level and large inflow of tourists.
www.tdctrade.com /mktprof/china/mpgud.htm   (1300 words)

  
 Guangdong Hotel
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www.chinesehotels.net /Guangdong-Location6.html   (96 words)

  
 Country Profile:Guangdong Province --People's Daily Online
Guangdong is situated in the southern most part of China.
Two crops of rice a year can be grown on most cultivated land, the annual yields resulting from two harvests exceed the national average.
Rice is is the leading crop, occupying 76 percent of the total cultivated area and accounting for over 80 percent of Guangdong's total food production.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /data/province/guangdong.html   (261 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Historical Dictionary of Guangzhou (Canton) and Guangdong: Books: Johnson Graham E.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Guangdong is the province of which Guangzhou is the capital.
Guangzhou and Guangdong have a long settlement history that can be traced to the Zhou dynasty, eight centuries before the Christian era.
The"Historical Dictionary of Guangzhou (Canton) and Guangdong" is a comprehensive, up-to-date dictionary of the geography, politics, and society of this premier city in south China and its surrounding province.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0810835169?v=glance   (558 words)

  
 Guangzhou - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Canton" was the convenient French romanisation of "Guangdong" Province, and the city Guangzhou is the capital of the the province and frequently referred as 廣東省城 ("the Canton Province Capital City") or simply 省城 ("the Province City") by Cantonese people.
Reforms by Deng Xiaoping, who came to power in the late 1970s, led to rapid economic growth due to the city's close proximity to Hong Kong and access to the Pearl River.
As labor costs increased in Hong Kong, manufacturers opened new plants in the cities of Guangdong including Guangzhou.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canton,_Canton,_China   (1360 words)

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