Guilin Fact Sheet
Guilin is situated in the northeast of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of far southern China, sitting on the west bank of the Li River.
Geographic Position: 25°16′14″N 110°17′31″E
Area: 27,809 k㎡ (10,737.1 sq mi)
Population: 4,988,400 (2010)
Urban Population: 975, 638 (2012)
Ethnic Groups: Zhuang, Yao, Hui, Miao, Han and Dong
Area Code: 0773
Zip Code: 541000
Airport: Guilin Liangjiang International Airport
Train: Guilin South Train Station (commonly known as Guilin Train Station), Guilin North Train Station
Bus: Guilin Bus Station, Guilin Qintan Bus Station
Chinese Mandarin is the official language but the Guilin local dialect, Guilin Hua (Guilin Language) is widely used.
Guilin administers 17 county-level divisions:
5 districts: Xiufeng District, Xiangshan District, Diecai District, Qixing District, Yanshan District.
2 autonomous counties: Gongcheng Yao Autonomous County, Longsheng Various Nationalities Autonomous County.
Colleges and Universities
Guangxi Normal University
Guilin University of Technology
Guilin Medical University
Guilin University of Electronic Technology
Guilin Institute of Tourism
Guilin University of Aerospace Technology
Guilin Normal College
Guilin Military Academy
Guilin Air Force Academy
There are many hospitals and clinics in Guilin.
◎The People's Hospital of Guilin
Located in the city center, this hospital has gained high fame for international service. It is the appointed hospital of International SOS Pty Ltd in Guilin. The doctors speak English.
Clinic Hours: 08:00-12:00; 15:00-18:00 (summer); 14:30-17:30 (winter)
Phone Number: 0773-2828712/2857993
Address: No.12, Wenming Road, Guilin City
◎The Second People's Hospital of Guilin
Clinic Hours: 08:00-12:00; 14:30-17:30
Address: No.2, Diecai Road, Guilin City
◎The Fourth People's Hospital of Guilin (Bo'ai Humanity Hospital)
Address: No.20, Fengbei Road, Guilin City
Cheque, Currency Exchange, Banking & ATM
Bank of China will cash any cheques and exchange foreign currencies.
Below is the list of the popular branches in downtown:
Guilin branch: No.5 Shanhu Road (North), Xiufeng District
Pingshan branch: No.16, Wayao Road, Shixia District
Zhongshanbeilu branch: No.390, Zhongshan Road (North), Shixia District
Jiedong branch: No.130, Jiefang Road (East), Xiufeng District
Sanlidian branch: No.6, Lijiang Road, Qixing District
Find out the current exchange rates and the acceptable foreign currencies here.
You can withdraw money with your international bank card from any banks’ ATM except Post Savings Bank of China and Guilin City Commercial Bank.
ATM is everywhere in Guilin.
Jingjiang Princes City
Diecai Hill (other translated names: Piled Festoon Hill, Piled Silk Hill, Folded Brocade Hill)
Fubo Hill Park
Nanxi Hill Park
Duxiu (Solitary Beauty) Peak
Liusanjie Landscape Garden
Jingjiang Prince City
Moon and Sun Pagoda
Museums and Galleries
Guilin Art Museum
Li River Folk Custom Center
Parks in The City
Black Hill Botanic Garden
Seven Star Park
West Hill Park
Xiongsen Bear and Tiger Mountain Village
Landscape Close to the City Centre
Elephant Trunk Hill
Peach Blossom River
Reed Flute Cave
Solitary Beauty Peak
Feng Yu Cave
Parks and Landscape Outside the City Centre
Famous Nearby Tourist Destinations