General

City Name: Jiangmen

City Flower: azalea

Language: Mandarin/Cantonese

 
Geography

Location: Located in the west of the Pearl River Delta, facing South China Sea and adjacent to Hong Kong and Macao, Jiangmen borders Foshan northward, and Yangjiang southward.

Territory: 9,541 square kilometers

Climate: Abundant in rainfall, Jiangmen enjoys mild subtropical maritime monsoon climate with an annual average temperature at 21.6-22.8 degrees centigrade, an annual average rainfall at 1,690 millimeters, and an annual total sunlight time at 1,719-2,430 hours without rigid winter and torrid summer.

 
Government

Secretary of CPC Municipal Committee: Liu Hai

Mayor: Pang Guomei

Economy

GDP: 191.008 billion RMB (2012)

Year on Year Growth (%): 8.1%

Per Capita GDP: 42,700 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Disposable Income (Urban Resident): 27,017 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Income (Rural Resident): 11,345 RMB (2012)

Import & Export: 18.772 billion USD (2012)

Major Industries: Electrical appliance and machinery, textile and garments, electronic & IT, foods, paper and building material

 

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