General

City Name: Meizhou

Language: Mandarin/Hakka dialect

 
Geography

Location: Meizhou is situated in the northeastern part of Guangdong Province, bordering Fujian and Jiangxi provinces.

Territory: 15,836 square kilometers

Climate: Meizhou is in the transitional belt of southern Asian tropical climate and central Asian tropical climate. Temperature is high, sunshine is abundant and rainfall is rich.

 
Government

Secretary of CPC Municipal Committee: Zhu Zejun

Mayor: Tan Juntie

Economy

GDP: 74.598 billion RMB (2012)

Year on Year Growth (%): 10.7%

Per Capita GDP: 17,425 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Disposable Income (Urban Resident): 18,699 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Income (Rural Resident): 9,036 RMB (2012)

Import & Export: 1.503 billion USD (2012)

Major Industries: Power generation, building material, tobacco, mining, electronic and IT, auto parts and tourism

 
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