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Canton Travel Guide, China

Canton is the English name for the city of Guangzhou which is part of People’s Republic of China. As is the case with most of the other cities of China, the city of Canton is also a prefecture level city. The only difference with this city that helps it stand in the list of some unique cities of China is that it is also a sub provincial city for China. This means that when it comes to law related matters and economy related matters then this city of China is independent. In other matters the city of Canton is ruled by the provincial government.

The soil of Canton is very rich for agriculture due to its location. The city of Canton is located near a Delta which is formed by the River Pearl. This delta is also responsible for influencing the climate of Canton. Although the summers of Canton are very hot but they are wet when compared to the summers in other cities. The city also experiences high humidity during these years. Winters aren’t that cold. Winter is the dry part of the year with sun glowing thus making them warmer. Asian monsoon is the one which visits the city of Canton and brings rainfall for the city.

The city of Canton is one of the most important trading hubs for the country of China. The GDP for Canton crossed $90 million and this gave it the 6th position when compared with other cities of China. The famous Fair of Canton which is officially known as the Import and Export Fair of China is held every year in this city of Canton itself. This attracts huge number of businessmen from around the city. It started in the year of 1957 and by now it has become a tradition for the city of Canton. The growth of industries in the city of Canton led to division of sections for different kind of industrial zones. These zones are Shantou Free Trade Zone of Canton, Guangzhou Nansha Development Zone of Canton, and the Guangzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone of Canton.

With the growth of economy for the city of Canton the growth of tourism has also been observed and this has made the city of Canton an important tourist hot spot in China. Every kind of transport is available in this city to cope with the growing population. Although you will have to face traffic jams every now and then but that isn’t that big problem.

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