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Guangxi (廣西, previously transliterated as Kwangsi or Kuang-hsi in Wade-Giles) is an Autonomous Region of China. Its formal name is the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Together, Guangxi and Guangdong are called the "Two Guang" (兩廣 liang3 gaung3).

Official Province Name (Chinese)
Province Abbreviation(s): Xx
Capital Nanning[?]
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 9th
236,000 km²
xx%
Population
 - Total (2000)
 - Density
Ranked 11th
44,980,000
191/km²
Administration Type Autonomous Region

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History

Geography

Located in the southern part of the country, Guangxi is bordered by Yunnan to the west, Guizhou to the north, Hunan to the northeast, and Guangdong to the southeast, and by Vietnam and the Beibu Bay to the southwest.

Major cities include: Beihai[?], Guilin[?], Liuzhou[?].

Economy

Demographics

The region has a high concentration of the Zhuang people.

Culture

Tourism

Miscellaneous topics

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