Guizhou Province (贵州省), China Travel Guide


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Guizhou Province (贵州省) is a province in southwestern China. A landlocked province, Guizhou borders the municipality of Chongqing to the north, Hunan Province to the east, Guangzi Autonomous Region to the south, Yunnan Province to the west and Sichuan Province to the northwest. It covers 176,100 sq km (68,000 sq mi) and is the 16th largest province of China.


Huangguoshu Waterfall, Guizhou Province
Huangguoshu Waterfall, Guizhou Province
Author: Mrspaceman (public domain)

Guizhou Province has a population of 38 million people (2011 estimate). Its capital and biggest city is Guiyang. The province had a GDP of CNY 389.4 billion in 2009, putting it in 26th position, and a per capita GDP of CNY 10,258, in 31st position. Guizhou comprises four prefecture-level cities, two prefectures and three autonomous prefectures. It is one of the poorest and economically undeveloped province of the country.

Guizhou Province experiences a subtropical humid climate with the highest temperature in July, reaching 28°C, and the lowest in January, falling to 1°C. The province suffered a devastating drought in the spring of 2010, bringing much hardship to the population.

Going to Guizhou Province

There are flights connecting Guiyang to Shanghai and Beijing.


Guiyang, capital of Guizhou
Guiyang, capital of Guizhou
Author: Mrspaceman (public domain)

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Tourist Attractions of Guizhou Province

  1. Covered Bridges of the Dong Minority People
  2. Huangguoshu Waterfall

Main Cities of Guizhou Province

  1. Guiyang - provincial capital
  2. Anshun
  3. Kaili
  4. Pingba
  5. Zunyi


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