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Guizhou

Guizhou (貴州, pinyin gui4 zhou1) is a province of China located in the southwestern part of the country.

貴州省
Guizhou Sheng
Province Abbreviation(s): 黔 qian2 or 貴 gui4
Capital Guiyang[?]
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 16th
176,100 km²
xx%
Population
 - Total (Year)
 - Density
Ranked 17th
35,250,000
200/km²
Administration Type Province

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History

Geography

Guizhou adjoins Sichuan Province and Chongqing Municipality to the north, Yunnan Province to the west, Guangxi Province to the south and Hunan Province to the east.

Other major Cities: Anshun[?]; Zunyi[?]

Guizhou has a subtropical humid climate. There are few seasonal changes.

Economy

Demographics

Guizhou is one of the provinces that contains the the most minority groups. The minority groups account for more than 37% of the total population and they includes Yao[?], Miao, Yi[?], Qiang[?], Dong, Zhuang, Buyi[?], Bai[?], Tujia, Gelao[?] and Shui[?]. 55.5% of the province area is designated as autonomous regions for them.

Culture

Tourism

The province has many covered bridges, called Wind and Rain Bridges. These were built by the Dong minority people.

Huangguoshu Waterfall[?], the biggest waterfall in China.

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