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Guangzhou Map & Introduction

Guangzhou is on the coast of the South China Sea and 182 kilometers away from Hong Kong, it is China's largest and most prosperous city in the south,an important seaport for foreign trade and a famous historical and cultural city over 2,000 years old. It hosts annual spring and autumn exports trade fairs. It has convenient land, water and air transport. International air routes link it to Bangkok, Manila, Singapore, Sidney and Melbourne. Daily flights, trains, ships and hovercraft go beween the city and Hong Kong. Guangzhou is located within the Tropic of Cancer and has no real winter. It grows three crops of rice a year and plenty of fruits. Flowers are in bloossm all the year round, so Guangzhou is called "the City of Flowers."

Guangzhou Area & Tourist Map

It covers an area of 7,434 square kilometers.

Area code: 020
Postal code: 510000

Guangzhou Population

It possesses the population of 6.85 million.

Guangzhou Climate & Weather

The climate of Guangzhou is sub-tropical. The average year-round temperature is 22 degrees Celsius. August is the hottest month, with an average temperature of 28 degrees Celsius. January is the coldest month, with an average of 13 degrees Celsius. The rainy season falls between April and August. Average annual rainfall is 1,720 mm.

Guangzhou Food

Cantonese cuisine is well-known for its blend of color, fragrance, taste and presentation. In particular, dim sum the delicate Cantonese pastry is famous for being simple yet delicious. Cantonese cuisine is among the top four in the country. This said, there are a couple of points worth remembering. The sanitary standards, except in better restaurants, are generally low.

The Canton Fair

Twice a year, in Spring and Fall, Guangzhou hosts the China Export Commodities Fair, also known as the Canton Fair. It has been running since 1957 and for many years was almost the only way foreign businesses could make contacts in China. It is still very important. Anyone who is doing or wants to do business with China should consider visiting.

What to see & Guangzhou Attractions

Guangxiao Temple is located in No.109 Guangxiao Lu As the sixth patriarch of Zen Buddhism, Hui Neng, trained at this temple in the 7th Century, it is a popular pilgrimage site for Zen Buddhists.

Liurong Temple is located in the Liurong Lu. The Temple of Six Banyan Trees, which includes the 17 story, eight-sided Hua Ta, or Flowering Pagoda, is one of the most popular attractions in Guangzhou.

The buildings and streets of the former British and French concession on Shamian Island have been beautifully renovated, creating an oasis of tranquility in an otherwise bustling and hectic metropolis.

Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, located on Dongfeng Zhong Lu, is dedicated to the founder of the Republic of China and local hero Dr. Sun Yat-Sen. Chen Clan Temple is a very well preserved architecture from the 19th century.

Shishi Sacred Heart Catholic Church is one of the oldest church structures in the city, and the largest of its kind of Southern China. Huangpu Military Academy is located on Changzhou Island. It was founded in 1924 by Sun Yat-sen, along with the Chinese Communist Party at the time.

Huaisheng Mosque is one of the oldest Muslim mosques in China, built in 627. Sanyuan Temple is the largest and oldest Taoist temple in the city. Xiguan Residence See the traditional Cantonese architectures from ancient Guangzhou, used to be occupied by the upper class.

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