Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong Province, is set along the coast of the South China Sea. Guangzhou covers approximately 2,900 square miles and has a population of 6.6 million people. It is a city famous for its history, as well as its being a port city for foreign trade, and the largest industrial and commercial city in southern China.
Guangzhou has a humid climate, flowers bloom there all year round and it is therefore also know as the "City of Flowers."
There are as many as 150 historical sites in addition to the many modern facilities for recreation in Guangzhou. The city is also famous for embroidery, local opera, and food. Guangzhou also has a convenient transportation system. The Beijing-Guangzhou and the Beijing-Kowloon (Hong Kong) railways, airlines, and water transportation provide easy access to all parts of the country and the world.
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