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One of China's fastest growing provinces

Updated: May 16, 2019 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print

Population: 108,490,000 (2018) 

Area: 179,700 square kilometers

Location: southernmost part of the Chinese mainland

Economy

Guangdong is one of the frontiers undergoing China's reform and opening-up policy.

It has become one of the most attractive places for investors seeking competitive advantages in the market. It is also one of China's fastest growing provinces with the most developed business and trade environments. During the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-15), the annual growth of the province's GDP reached 8.5 percent and the GDP grew by 7.5 percent per capita. In 2018, the province's GDP reached 9.73 trillion yuan ($141.69 billion).

Administrative divisions  

Guangdong province governs 21 cities: Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Shantou, Foshan, Shaoguan, Zhanjiang, Zhaoqing, Jiangmen, Maoming, Huizhou, Meizhou, Shanwei, Heyuan, Yangjiang, Qingyuan, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Chaozhou, Jieyang, Yunfu, and 119 county-level administrative divisions. 

Sister cities 

International Sister   Cities

Date Signed

International Sister   Cities

Date Signed

International Sister   Cities

Date Signed

New South Wales,   Australia

Sept 1, 1979

Skane, Sweden

Nov 26, 1997

Gyeonggido,Korea

Oct 20, 2003

Hyogo, Japan

March 23, 1983

Provence-Alpes-     Côte d’Azur, France

May 24, 2000

Bavaria, Germany

Oct 20, 2004

Massachusetts,USA

May 21, 1985

Istanbul, Turkey

June 18, 2001

Region of Southern Denmark, Chile

Aug 23, 2007

Utrecht, Netherlands

Jan 22, 1995

West Pomerania, Poland

July 12, 2001

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Aug 28, 2007

British Columbia, Canada

Sept 7, 1995

North Sumatra, Indonesia

March 11,2002

Queensland, Australia

Aug 21,                     2008

State of Mexico, Mexico

June 3, 2002

Catalonia, Spain

Sept 5, 2003

Cebu province, Philippines

Oct232009

Ho Chi Minh city,   Vietnam

Nov 12, 2009

Guayas, Ecuador

Nov 12, 2009

Heraklion, HellenicRepublic

June 4, 2010

Alexandria,Egypt

Oct 21, 2010

Apulia Region, Italy

June 15, 2011

Chuuk State, Micronesia

Nov 6, 2011

Suva City, Fiji

Nov 6, 2011

Kyiv Region, Ukraine

 

Sept 17, 2012

Khabarovsky Krai, Russia

 

Nov 27, 2012

Gävleborg County, Sweden

Nov 27, 2012

AP Vojvodina, Serbia

Nov 27, 2012

Minsk State Belarus

Nov 27, 2012

Mendoza,Argentina

Nov 11, 2013

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Jan 13, 2014

Zurich, Switzerland

April 18, 2014

Gujarat, India

Sept 17, 2014

California, USA

Sept 21, 2014

Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

April 28, 2015

Emilia-Romagna, Italy

May 11, 2015

Limburg Provincie, Kingdom Of Belgium

June 23, 2015

Malacca, Malaysia

Sept 21, 2015

Michigan, USA

May 10, 2016

Chungcheongnam-do, Korea

June 27, 2016

Osh, Kyeghyzstan

July 5, 2016

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Aug 29, 2016

Alberta, Canada

April 24, 2017

   

 

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