Guangzhou is the capital of in southern . According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 12.7 million, making it the third largest city in China after and .

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is a central district in . The old walled city of Guangzhou was here, though it has been mostly redeveloped.

is the new city center and business district of .

Guangzhou refers to five outlying districts of : A once densely forested area, Zengcheng was founded in the year 201AD, and is a well developed town with good transportation.

is a district in . It has two parts, separated by the Pearl River: district is served by Line 1, Line 5, Line 6 and Guangfo line of the Guangzhou Metro.


is a district of in 's province, and within the .

is a district in . It lies just south of historic Guangzhou, across the Pearl River.

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Afrikaans: Kwangtsjou, Arabic: غوانزو, Armenian: Գուանչժոու, Azerbaijani: Quançjou, Bashkir: Гуанчжоу, Belarusian: Гуанчжоў, Bosnian: Kanton, Bulgarian: Гуанджоу, Burmese: ကွမ်ကျိုးမြို့, Catalan: Canton, Chechen: Гуанчжоу, Chinese: 广州, Czech: Kanton, Dutch: Kanton, Eastern Mari: Гуанчжоу, Esperanto: Kantono, Extremaduran: Cantón, Finnish: Kanton, French: Canton, Galician: Cantón, Gan Chinese: 廣州, Georgian: გუანჯოუ, German: Guangzhou, Greek: Κουανγκτσόου, Hakka Chinese: Kóng-chû-sṳ, Hebrew: גואנגגואו, Hindi: ग्वांगझोउ, Hungarian: Kanton, Italian: Canton
Japanese: 広州, Japanese: 広州市, Kara-Kalpak: Guangjow, Karachay-Balkar: Гуанчжоу, Kazakh: Гуанчжоу, Kirghiz: Гуанчжоу, Korean: 광저우, Korean: 광저우 시, Lao: ກວ່າງໂຈວ, Latin: Quancheum, Latvian: Guandžou, Literary Chinese: 廣州市, Lithuanian: Guangdžou, Malayalam: ഗ്വാങ്ജോ, Marathi: क्वांगचौ, Min Dong Chinese: Guōng-ciŭ, Min Nan Chinese: Kńg-chiu-chhī, Mongolian: Гуанжоу, Norwegian: Kanton, Ossetian: Гуанчжоу, Panjabi: ਗੁਆਂਗਜ਼ੂ, Persian: گوانگ‌ژو, Polish: Kanton, Portuguese: Cantão, Russia Buriat: Гуанчжоу, Russian: Гуанчжоу, Russian: Кантон, Serbian: Гуангџоу, Slovak: Kanton
Slovenian: Guangdžov, South Azerbaijani: کانتون, Spanish: Cantón, Tamil: குவாங்சோ, Tatar: Гуаңҗу, Thai: กว่างโจว, Tibetan: ཀོང་ཀྲོའུ་གྲོང་ཁྱེར།, Uighur: گۇاڭجۇ شەھىرى, Ukrainian: Гуанчжоу, Urdu: گوانگژو, Uzbek: Guanchjou, Veps: Guančžou, Vietnamese: Quảng Châu, Western Panjabi: شینیانگ, Wu Chinese: 广州, Yakut: Гуандьоу, Yue Chinese: 廣州, Zhuang: Gvangjcouh, Fan-yü, Guangzhou Shi, Kouang-chou, Kuang-chou-shih, Kuang-chou, Kwang-chowfu, Kwangchow, Puyün, P’an-yü, Shengcheng, 广州市
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