Zhaoqing City is located in the west-central region of Guangdong Province, at the middle and lower reaches of Xijiang River. Adjacent to the Pearl River Delta, the city borders Guangxi Province in the northwest and Foshan City in the southeast. It lies about 90 kilometers (56 miles) from G ...
In the Qin Dynasty (221BC-206BC), this area belonged partly to the Nanhai Shire. In the Sui Dynasty (581-618), it was called Duanzhou and changed into its present name, Zhaoqing, in the Song Dynasty (960-1279).
Zhaoqing is served by railways and highways. Direct train and bus services connect it to Guangzhou, Hong Kong and other cities in Guangdong.Major roadways include Interstates 321 and 324 and the Guang-Zhao and Guang-Wu Expressways. The Sanmao Railway also runs through Zhaoqing. It is conn ...
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Population: 3,930,000 Area: 15,056 square kilometers (5,813 square miles) Nationalities: Han Administrative Division: 2 districts (Duanzhou, Dinghu); 2 county-level cities (Gaoyao, Sihui); 4 counties (Guangning, Huaiji, Fengkai, Deqing) Useful Numbers: Tourist Complaint: 0758-2262296 Weather Forecast: 121 Zip Code Inquiry: 184