General

City Name: Shanwei

Language: Mandarin/Chaoshan dialect

 

 
Geography

Location: East Guangdong, the province's southeastern coast

Territory: 5,271 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: Wen Guohui

Acting Mayor: Wu Zili

Economy

GDP: 61.041 billion RMB (2012)

Year on Year Growth (%): 13.5%

Per Capita GDP: 20,608 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Disposable Income (Urban Resident): 18,422 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Income (Rural Resident): 7,917 RMB (2012)

Import & Export: 2.844 billion USD (2012)

Major Industries: Electronics, beverage, garments and furniture

 
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