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Guangxi

Autonomous Region:           

Guangxi

Official Name:

Guǎngxīzìzhìqū

Status:

Autonomous Region

Chinese Characters:

Population Figure:

Area:

approx. 49 million

approx. 236.500 square kilometer

Location:

South-China

Adjacent provinces: Yunnan, Guizhou, Hunan, Guangdong

Adjacent country: Vietnam

Capital City:

Nanning

Sights:

Guilin offers one of the most beautiful countrysides in China. It is located at the Lijiang-River in the North of Guangxi and displays odd-looking rocks, green mountains and lucent rivers. It is a popular spot for Chinese and foreign tourists.

Yangshuo is located at Lijiang, embedded in a valley and surrounded by several mountains.

There are vast rice-patios in the North of the province.

General Information:           

subtropical and humid climate; inhabited by over 10 minority groups, such as the Zhuang, Han, Yao, Miao, Dong, Mulam; 38% of the province’s residents belong to minority groups; agriculture is the province’s major source of income

Guizhou has been part of China since 214 B.C., when South-China was conquered during the Qin-Dynastie.

most important cities: Nanning, Guilin

Links:

www.gxi.gov.cn:
official site of Guangxi
http://www.china.org.cn/english/
china.org .cn offers information on Guangxi

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