General

City Name: Dongguan

City Flower: Champacany puti

Language: Mandarin/Cantonese

 
Geography

Location: Dongguan is 59 and 140 kilometers away from Guangzhou and Hong Kong respectively, the very midway of Guangdong Hong Kong Economic Corridor.

Territory: 2,465 square kilometers

Climate: Dongguan enjoys mild subtropical monsoon climate with an annual average temperature at 21.6 degrees centigrade and annual average rainfall at 1,690 millimeter.

 
Government

Secretary of CPC Municipal Committee: Xu Jianhua

Mayor : Yuan Baocheng

Economy

GDP: 501.014 billion RMB (2012)

Year on Year Growth (%): 6.1%

Per Capita GDP: 60,556 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Disposable Income (Urban Resident): 42,944 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Income (Rural Resident): 24,944 RMB (2012)

Import & Export: 144.416 billion USD (2012)

Major Industries: Electronics & IT, electric machinery, textile and garments, furniture, toy, paper, food and beverage, chemical industry

 
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