Guangdong

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Guangdong Province in China

Guangdong (Chinese: 广东省) is a province on the southern coast of China. It has more population and GDP than any other provinces in China. Its capital city is Guangzhou. Guangdong has 49 districts, 30 county-level cities, 42 counties, and three autonomous counties.

Guangdong has an area of 177,900 km2 (68,700 sq mi) and is the 15th biggest province in China. In 2008, more than 95,440,000 people living in Guangdong. They speak different kinds of dialects. More than half of the people speak Yue Chinese while Min Chinese and Hakka Chinese each has about 20% of total speakers.