Guangzhou Fact Sheet

Guangzhou in Chinese Pinyin: Guǎngzhōu

Guangzhou in simple Chinese: 广州


Guangzhou is located in the southeast of Guangdong province, on the verge of china south sea.

Abbreviation: Sui

Area: 7,434.4 square kilometers

Coordinates: 113°15'53''E, 23°6' 32''N

City Landmarks: Wuyang Statue, Sun Yatsen Memorial Hall and Canton Tower.

Population: 12,700,800 (2010)

Area Code: 020

Zip Code: 510000

City Flower: Kapok

City Tree: Kapok Tree

Language: Cantonese

Main Rivers: Beijiang River, Dongjiang River, Zengjiang River, Liuxi River, Baini River and Zhujiang River, etc.

Administrative Divisions

Guangzhou administers 10 Districts and 2 County-level Cities:

◎10 Districts

Yuexiu District, Liwan District, Haizhu District, Tianhe District, Baiyun District, Huangpu District, Panyu District, Huadu District, Nansha District and Luogang District.

◎2 County-level Cities

Zengcheng City and Conghua City



Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport


Guangzhou Railway Station, Guangzhou East Railway Station (Tianhe Railway Station), Guangzhou South Railway Station and Guangzhou North Railway Station.

Tourist Attractions

Yuexiu Park, White Cloud Mountain, Lotus Hill, Panyu treasure ink Garden, South China Botanical Garden, Pearl River Night Cruise, Nanhai God Temple, Chen Clan Academy, The Tomb of Nanyue King of the Western Han Dynasty, etc.

Colleges and Universities

Guangdong University of Technology

Zhongshan University of medical sciences

Zhongshan University

Guangzhou engineering vocational college

Jinan University

South China Normal University


Subtropical maritime monsoon climate, annual average temperature is 20-22 ℃. Highest temperature: 39℃, Lowest temperature: -0.3℃.

Sister Cities


Fukuoka, Manila, Gwangju, Oita, Dubai and Surabaya.


Bari, Frankfurt am Main, Lyon, Linkoping, Bristol and Yekaterinburg.

◎Northern America

Los Angeles, Vancouver and Birmingham.

◎Southern America

Viria Del Mar, Arequipa and Recife.


Sydney and Auckland.



◎Special Local Products

Guangzhou Embroidery, Jade, Street Sculpture, Pineapple Chicken, Dechang Salty Pancake, Sanjiang All Cattle Feast, etc.


Braised Soft Plate and Raddish, Wonton Noodles, Scholar and porridge, etc.

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