General

City Name: Jieyang

Language: Mandarin/Chaoshan dialect

District: Rongcheng district, Puning, Jiedong, Huilai and Jiexi.

 
Geography

Location: southeastern Guangdong

Territory: 5240.5 square kilometers

Climate: Facing South China Sea, the Chaoshan region enjoys subtropical oceanic climate, with an annual average temperature of 21.3 degrees, 2000 to 3000 hours of sunlight and a rainfall of 1672.25 mm per year, which makes it a most comfortable living region.

 
Government

Secretary of CPC Municipal Committee: Chen Lvping

Mayor (candidate): Chen Dong

 

Economy

GDP: 138.015 billion RMB (2012)

Year on Year Growth (%): 11.3%

Per Capita GDP: 23,252 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Disposable Income (Urban Resident): 18,901 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Income (Rural Resident): 8,046 RMB (2012)

Import & Export: 4.275 billion USD (2012)

Major Industries: Metal & machinery, jade processing, chemical & plastics, textile & garments, foods, pharmacy and electronics & IT

 

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