General

City Name: Zhaoqing

City Flower: lotus

Language: Mandarin/Cantonese

 
Geography

Location: Midwest of Guangdong, northwest of Pearl River Delta

Territory: 15,000 square kilometers

Climate: Zhaoqing locates in mild subtropical zone with annual average temperature at 21.6 degrees centigrade, annual average rainfall of 1,518 mm and annual total sunshine of 1,708 hours.

 
Government

Secretary of CPC Municipal Committee: Xu Pinghua

Mayor: Guo Feng

Economy

GDP: 145.384 billion RMB (2012)

Year on Year Growth (%): 11.0%

Per Capita GDP: 36,650 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Disposable Income (Urban Resident): 21,754 RMB (2012)

Per Capita Income (Rural Resident): 10365.81 RMB (2012)

Import & Export: 6.352 billion USD (2012)

Major Industries: Electronics & IT, bio industry, metal processing, machinery and auto parts, textile and garments, foods and beverage, building material and forestry

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