Glorious Guiyang

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Basic Facts|Updated: February 1, 2023

Population: 6,102,000 (2021)

Area: 8,034 square kilometers


Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province in southwestern China, is located in the eastern part of the Yunnan-Guizhou plateau.


The city of Guiyang maintains its steady and fast economic growth with the support of a new model of industrial system featuring big data, modern agriculture, automotive manufacturing, service and high-tech industries. The government seeks to boost the local economy through innovation.

In 2022, Guiyang's GDP reached 492.12 billion yuan ($70.83 billion), up 5.5 percent year-on-year.

Administrative divisions

Guiyang governs one county-level city - Qingzhen, three counties - Kaiyang, Xifeng and Xiuwen, and six districts - Wudang, Nanming, Yunyan, Baiyun, Guanshanhu and Huaxi.