Guangzhou is located in the center of Guangdong province. She isnot only the capital of Guangdong, but also the central city with strongattraction and influence in South China. She has jurisdiction over 10districts and 2 county-grade cities. They are Yuexiu，Haizhu，Liwan,Tianhe,Baiyun, Huangpu, Huadu, Panyu, Luogang,Nansha Districts, andConghua,Zengcheng Cities.Guangzhou covers an area of 7434.4 km2subtropical marine monsoon climate, Guangzhou is green and has flowersall the year around, and is known as ""the Flower City".
Guangzhou is one of the first 24 national historic cultural cities ofChina.She has a history of over 2200 years, and is the cradle of the SouthFive Ridge Culture. There is a folklore about Guangzhou's another name ,“Goat City" and“Spike City". L.ong long ago, five immortals,riding fivegoats holding spikes in their mouth, arrived in Guangzhou and presentedthe spikes to the people.They also wished the people no more famine.And then the five goats became five goat-shaped stones.
Guangzhou was known as onc of the starts of the ancient MarincSilk Road of China and one of the sources of modern China revolution.Now she has become the frontline of the reform and opening-up of China.She has becn making brilliant achicvements in developing economy andimproving urban aspects. Guangzhou，one of the important ports offoreign trade and financial centers,has become the focus of foreigninvestment. Shc is also an important hub of sca, land, and air transportation. Several cxpressways radiatc from hcrc. Guangzhou Port,Guangzhou Railway Station and Baiyun International Airport are alwaysbusy. Guangzhou is the paradise of sightseeing，dining and shopping.There are many beautiful and attractive scenic spots; such as Chen ClanTemple, Baomo Garden,Guangxiao Temple, Zhehai Tower, Original Siteof Huangpu Military Academy, the White Cloud Mountain， XiangjiangSafari Park，Sunflower Gardens，Guangdong Olympic Sports Center,Nightscape along the Pearl River, and Metro, etc. You can have authenticCantonese food and many kinds of foreign food everywhere.You can alsobuy inexpensive but elegant goods.Guangzhou, the wonderful and ardentcity, is holding out her friendly hands. Welcome to Guangzhou.