South China

South has always been outward-looking. Many of China's mariners and traders have come from this region and many overseas Chinese can trace their ancestry to South China.

Popular Destinations

in South China is the country's most populous province, and one of the richest. Photo: sullivanng, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a relatively poor but highly scenic area in southern . Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island province of , famous for its tropical beaches. Photo: Carsten Ullrich, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the capital of in southern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

South China

Latitude of center
22.6° or 22° 36' north
Longitude of center
111° or 111° east

Also Known As

  • Belarusian: Паўднёвы Кітай
  • Bhojpuri: दक्खिन चीन
  • Bulgarian: Южен Китай
  • Chinese: Hôa-lâm
  • Chinese: 中国华南
  • Chinese: 华南
  • Chinese: 华南地区
  • Chinese: 華南
  • Chinese: 華南地區
  • French: Chine du Sud
  • German: Südchina
  • Greek: Νότια Κίνα
  • Indonesian: Tiongkok Selatan
  • Japanese: 南支
  • Japanese: 南支那
  • Japanese: 華南
  • Korean: 화난
  • Korean: 화난 지방
  • Korean: 화남
  • Korean: 화남지방
  • Korean: 화남 지방
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hôa-lâm
  • Norwegian: Sør-Kina
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sør-Kina
  • Portuguese: China meridional
  • Russian: Хуаньань
  • Russian: Южный Китай
  • Turkish: Güney Çin
  • Ukrainian: Південний Китай
  • Urdu: جنوبی چین
  • Vietnamese: Hoa Nam
  • Vietnamese: Miền Nam Trung Quốc
  • Vietnamese: Miền nam nước Tàu
  • Vietnamese: Nam Trung Quốc
  • Yue Chinese: 華南
  • Yue Chinese: 華南地區

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