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Guangdong

Guangdong (广东; Gwóngdūng in Cantonese; Guǎngdōng in Mandarin) is a province in South China on the border with Hong Kong. It is China's most populous province, and one of the richest.

37km

23.4113.5

Dongguan

Dongguan is in the Pearl River Delta region of China, about 100 km from Hong Kong. It's a major manufacturing center, producing an estimated one fifth of the world's smartphones and one tenth of the world's shoes. Besides industrial activity, it was known for the dubious distinction of being China's prostitution capital, though this service has become much less prominent following a major crackdown in 2014.

51km

23.0333113.7167

Zhongshan

Zhongshan is a city in Guangdong Province just north of Zhuhai. Zhongshan is most famous as the birthplace of Chinese national hero Sun Yat-Sen. It's now something of a manufacturing center, like the rest of the Pearl River Delta, but it's quieter than the other cities in the area and still has lots of farmland and small towns.

63km

22.524113.367

Qingyuan

Qingyuan is a city in Guangdong Province in China.

74km

23.8167113.0333

Zhuhai

Zhuhai is a city, and Special Economic Zone (SEZ), in Guangdong Province, China. The name means Pearl Sea; Zhuhai is where the Pearl River flows into the South China Sea.

93km

22.27694444113.56777778

Kaiping

Kaiping is a county of about 700,000, west of the Pearl River Delta of Guangdong Province in China. It falls under the administration of Jiangmen perfecture and is known for its watchtower dwellings built by overseas Chinese in a mixure of western and eastern style. Kaiping city is located on the Tanjiang river, 140 kilometres away from Guangzhou, on the eastern edge of the county, which is shaped like a big question mark.

100km

22.37625112.68769

Shenzhen

Shenzhen is one of the most populous and richest cities in China. It is in Guangdong, China on the Hong Kong border about 40 km north of Hong Kong Central and approximately 100 km south of Guangzhou. Shenzhen has been growing like crazy since the 1980s, thanks to its position on the border with Hong Kong and a government program to encourage investment. It's a dynamic, booming city whose population comes from all over China. The city has become a center for international trade and manufacturing, especially electronics, and it's on the list of UNESCO Creative Cities as a design hub. Other draws for visitors include an array of amusement parks as well as extensive, scenic mountains for hiking.

110km

22.55114.1

Hong Kong

Hong Kong (香港 Heūng góng in Cantonese, meaning fragrant harbour) is a place with multiple personalities; the population is mainly Cantonese Chinese but British influence is quite visible. It is a unique destination that has absorbed people and cultural influences from places as diverse as Vietnam and Vancouver and proudly proclaims itself to be Asia's World City.

133km

22.27114.17

Shaoguan

Shaoguan is a small city in Guangdong Province in China. It is famous for its surrounding nature and the hot springs.

173km

24.80113113.59271
Sights

Canton Tower

Canton television and tourism tower

6.3km

23.10888889113.31888889

Baiyun Mountain (Guangdong)

mountain

6.3km

23.186642113.294749

Canton Fair

trade fair in Guangzhou, China

10km

23.10305556113.3575

Foshan

Prefecture-level city in Guangdong, People's Republic of China

20km

23.01666667113.11666667

Zhaoqing

Prefecture-level city in Guangdong, People's Republic of China

89km

23.048112.465

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Guangzhou

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Guangzhou is the capital of Guangdong Province in southern China.

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