in the southern part of China on the Nanhai Sea (South China Sea),
the province borders onJiangxi,
and Guangxi, and is separated from
Hainan Province by the Qiongzhou
Strait. Area:about 180000 km'.
comprises plains, tablelands,hilly lands and mountainous areas.
Smooth,low hills cover about 70% of the total land.It has the longest
coastline and a great number of islands.
province enjoys a tropic and subtropic climate,with abundant rainfall.
The annual mean temperature is over 19c and the annual rainfall
is approximately 1500-2000 mm.
boasts many charming sceneries.
Xinghu Lake in Zhaoqing, and Mt. Danxia in Renhua are the national
major famous scenic areas.Mt. Dinghu in Zhaoqing, Yuexiu Hill, Qinghui
Garden in Shunde,Keyuan Garden in Dongguan,Liangyuan Garden
in Foshan, the newly built miniature landscape "Splendid China"
and "China Folk Culture Villages" in Shenzhen,etc,are
all attractive places. Dr.Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Guangzhou,
the former residences of the celebrities in modern times, important
sites and cemeteries are also well-known tourist spots.
is the hometown of tropical and subtropical fruits and teas, such
as banana Dongguan, orange in Chaozhou,lychee in Zengcheng and black
tea in Yingde,etc.The handicraft articles, for example, embroidery,
drawnwork, artistic porcelain, ivory carving, etc, are famous in
China. Besides, Guangdong cuisine is also well-known both at home