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Province of Guangdong, China

Location of province of Guangdong on a map

Guangdong is a province found in the nation of China. Home to 104,303,132 people, it is the 1st largest division in China in terms of population.

Guangdong gained its current status as a province in the year 1949. The government of Guangdong is lead by Zhu Xiaodan and is based in the province capital of Guangzhou (Population: 11,071,424).

The most populous cities in Guangdong are: Guangzhou (Population: 11,071,424), Shenzhen (Population: 10,358,381), Dongguan (Population: 8,000,000), Shantou (Population: 5,329,024), Foshan (Population: 3,600,000).

Guangdong Province - Quick Facts

Country China
Region Type Province
ISO Code CN_44
Time Zone HKT
Year of Establishment 1949
Capital Guangzhou (Population: 11,071,424)
Head of Government Zhu Xiaodan
Total Population 104,303,132
Total Area 178,341 sq km (68,858 sq miles)
Population Density 584.9 sq km (1,514.8 sq miles)
This page was last modified on July 24, 2015.

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