General

City Name: Qingyuan

City Flower: orchid

Language: Mandarin/Cantonese

Districts: Qingcheng, Lianzhou, Yingde, Qingxin, Fogang, Yangshan, Lianshan Zhuang and Yao Minority Autonomous County and Liannan Yao Minority Autonomous County.

 
Geography

Location: North Central Guangdong, connected with Guangzhou

Territory: 19,200 square kilometers

Climate: Long summer and short winter, pleasant weather with average annual rainfall of 1910mm and average temperature of 20.7 degrees Celsius. Each year there are about 310 days of frost-free period.

 

 
Government

Secretary of CPC Municipal Committee: Ge Changwei

Mayor: Jiang Ling (Candidate)

Economy

GDP: 102.9 billion RMB (2012)

Year on Year Growth (%): 5.1%

Per Capita GDP: 27,426 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Disposable Income (Urban Resident): 19,514 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Income (Rural Resident): 8,612 RMB (2012)

Import & Export: 4.597 billion USD (2012)

Major Industries: Metal processing, recycling, building material, textile and leather, machinery, electronics & IT

 

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