Friday, February 10, 2012

Map of Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Down below you can download a good map of Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

Guangzhou is the third largest city in China, as well as the capital and most populous ity in Guangdong province. It lies only 120 km north of Hong Kong, and a slightly smaller distance from Shenzen. It was known historically as Canton, the origin of the name of the Cantonese language. The city`s population is a whopping 12.78 million.

The city shares a similar climate with Hong Kong and Shenzen, a humid subtropical climate with hot, wet, and humid summers and mild, dry winters. April through September bring the monsoon season, with high humidity and heavy rainfall occuring regularly.

The area around Guangzhou contains many highly populous cities which can be thought of as a single megacity with a population reaching as high as 40 million people. These cities include Shenzen, Dongguan, Foshan, Jiangmen, Zhongshan, and part of Huizhou.

Map Guangzhou
Guangzhou map of China Guangdong
Map of Guangzhou Guangdong China

I hope you found the above maps of Guangzhou useful and I hope they aid you in your preparation for a visit to this little-known but major metropolis.

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