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Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province in southwestern China, is located in the eastern part of the Yunnan-Guizhou plateau.

Honors of Guiyang city


Guiyang, the capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, is a modern city embraced by mountains and surrounded by forests. It is known as a "forest city" and a resort destination for those looking to avoid the summer heat.



Sitting from 106 degrees 07 minutes to 107 degrees 17 minutes east longitude and from 26 degrees 11 minutes to 27 degrees 22 minutes north latitude, Guiyang neighbors Weng' an, Longli, Huishui and Changshun county of the Qiannan Buyi and Miao minority autonomous prefecture to the southeast, Pingba county of Anshunt municipality and Zhijin county of Bijie municipality to the west, and Qianxi, Jinsha county of Bijie and Zunyi county of Zunyi municipality in the north.

Transportation in Guiyang


Being the capital city of Guizhou province and unique in its geographic location, Guiyang has convenient transportation.

Historical Transformation


During the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC), Guiyang was originally under the jurisdiction of Zangke county. In the Warring States Period (475 – 221 BC), it was subordinate to Yelang state and then to Zangke prefecture in the period of the Western Han (206 BC – AD 24) and Eastern Han (AD 25 – 220) dynasties.

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