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Latest Updated at 2008-January-29 10:55:14

Qingyuan City

銆怗eneral Introduction

Located in north central Guangdong, Qingyuan has a size of 19,200 square kilometers. Under its jurisdiction are Qingcheng District, Qinxing, Fogang, Lianshan, Liannan and Yangshan Counties

and Lianzhou and Yingde county-level cities. It's the largest municipality in Guangdong, with a population of 3.97 million. The minority population is about 200,000 with mostly Yao and Zhuang nationalities.


In the Qin Dynasty, Qingyuan was named Liejiang County, meaning abundant rivers and beautiful water. It was named Zhongsu County in 111 BC and renamed Qingyuan County in 509. It officially became a municipality in 1998.


In 2004, Qingyuan gained 4 top places. 1 in Guangdong in terms of economic growth indexes. In 2005 and 2006, Qingyuan claimed seven more top places and one second place in the province, which is called "Qingyuan Phenomenon". In spite of the high-speed growth, Qingyuan maintains a clean environment. The hot spring and rafting in Qingyuan were awarded one of the top ten favorite scenic spots for European tourists by International Tourism Federation.


Qingyuan is the largest municipality in Guangdong with its area totaling 19,153 square kilometers,190 kilometers from north to south and 230 kilometers from east to west. It is 60 kilometers from downtown Qingyuan to downtown Guangzhou and only 30 kilometers to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.

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