Guangdong is a coastal province in southeastern China. It is located on the coast of the South China sea, facing Hong Kong and Macau. Map of Guangdong Province covers a land area of 179,800 square kilometers, accounting for 1.87% of the whole of China’s land area. With a population of 113.46 million (as of 2018), Guangdong is the most populous province of China. The capital city of Guangdong Province is Guangzhou.
With so large area, Guangdong has 21 prefecture-level cities, 65 municipal districts, 20 county-level cities, 34 counties, and 3 autonomous counties. It shares borders with Fujian Province to the east, Guangxi Province to the west, Jiangxi and Hunan provinces to the north, and Hong Kong and Macau to the south. Guangdong 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.
Political Map of Guangdong Province
Guangdong is a province in South China, with Guangzhou as its capital. Political Map of Guangdong Province shares borders with Hong Kong, Macau, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi, and Fujian, and across the South China Sea with Hainan. It has 21 prefecture-level cities, 65 municipal districts, 20 county-level cities, 34 counties, and 3 autonomous counties. Guangdong is governed by a dual-party system like the rest of China. The Governor is in charge of provincial affairs; however, the Communist Party Secretary, often from outside of Guangdong, keeps the Governor in check.
Outline Map of Guangdong Province
This Outline Map of Guangdong Province features the outline of Guangdong province, highlighting cities such as Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Maoming, Zhanjiang, Yangjiang, Shaoguan, Nanxiong, Meixian, and nearby Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macau Special Administrative Region.
Geography Map of Guangdong Province
The terrain of Guangdong Province gradually descends from north to south, intersected by several basins. Major mountains in Guangdong are Mount Nan Ling, Mount Yunwu Shan, Mount Julian Shan, and Mount Lianhua Shan. Major rivers are the Zhu River, which is the third-longest river in China, Han River, Moyang River, and Jian River.
Most part of Guangdong enjoys a subtropical humid monsoon climate, characterized by prolonged summers and warm winters. With an annual rainfall of 1,400 ~ 2,000mm, the average annual temperature is above 19℃, and 8 ~ 16 ℃ in January, and 27 ~ 29℃ in July. Guangdong is the largest rice-producing base in China. It is heavily industrialized and prosperous with rich farmland. Many industries are based on food processing and there is considerable silk processing too.
Cities Map of Guangdong Province
Cities Map of Guangdong Province has 21 prefecture-level cities, 65 municipal districts, 20 county-level cities, 34 counties, and 3 autonomous counties. Its capital and largest city are Guangzhou. The major 21 prefecture cities are Guangzhou, Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Foshan, Jiangmen, Zhongshan, Zhaoqin, Huizhou, Shantou, Chaozhou, Jieyang, Shanwei, Zhanjiang, Maoming, Yangjiang, Yunfu, Shaoguan, Qingyuan, Meizhou, and Heyuan. The 9 cities are Guangzhou, Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Jiangmen, Zhongshan, and Zhaoqin.