Guangdong Province is located in the south of China, and was under the jurisdiction of Nanyue in ancient times, hence its name “Yue” for short.
Guangdong Province is a famous hometown of many overseas Chinese, adjointing Hong Kong and Macao. It first established Special Economic Zones in Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Shantou. Guangzhou, Chaozhou, Zhaoqing, Foshan, Meizhou and Leizhou have been listed as famous historical and cultural cities in China. Guangdong Province is the initiatory place of Reform Thoughts and cradle of modern Chinese revolution. The former residences of famous personalities, the main relics and cemeteries of all previous revolutions are too numerous to mention one by one.
Guangdong Province, Hong Kong and Macao have formed a “golden delta” for tourism. Guangdong Opera is the most popular among its local dramas. Guangdong cuisine, represented by Guangzhou dish, is one of the eight major Schools of Chinese Cooking.