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Liuzhou, also called Dragon-City, is located in the middle of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region(23° 54'-26° 53' north latitude, 108° 32'-110° 28' east longitude). With coordinated development, it is a regional central city and a transportation hub based on industry. Liuzhou is a famous historic and cultural city, and is also well-known for its fantastic landscape.

Liuzhou is located in the seasonal area between from China's southern subtropical regions to tropical regions. The time for summer is long, and the time for winter is short comparatively, With abundant sunshine and plentiful rainfall, the climate of Liuzhou is moderate. The average annual temperature is 20.607° C. the non-frost period is about from 209days to 330 days.

Liuzhou consists of six counties and four districts. They are Liujiang county, Liucheng county, Luzhai county, Rongshui County, Rong-an county, Sanjiang county, and Chengzhong district, Liubei district, Yufeng district and Liunan district. Liuzhou covers an area of 18,600 square kilometers, inhabited by 48 nationalities, such as Han, Zhuang, Miao, Yao, Dong and so on. And the total population is 3.72 Million.

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With green mountains standing around and a Crystal river meandering through the city, Liuzhou gets a fine reputation of "the world No.1 natural bonsai". During the past decades, Liuzhou has been developing greatly in urban planning, eco-environment, residential quarters, etc. and has initially shaped a good environment for people's living and business with beautiful scenery, clean surroundings, prosperous economy and flourishing society. Liuzhou was honored as "A Famous Historic & Cultural City in China", "china Advanced Garden Greening City", "China Excellent Tourist City", etc. According to the 2009 Blue Book of City Competitiveness in China: Report of City competitiveness in China: three indexes of Liuzhou city rank among top10, including the capaticy of government promoting, the environment comfort-index, and the natural environment beauty-index.

With the social and economic development of Liuzhou, especially in recent years, Liuzhou has speeded up the urban construction. And great projects on communication, transportation, culture, sport and business have been started one by another,. Facilities of public service of the city and municipal infrastructure have been further improved. The area of gardens and green land has been increased greatly. With convenient traffic conditions, Liuzhou is a railway hub connecting southwest china with the areas of central China, east China and south China. Liuzhou is one of the 45 main highway hubs of China. Meanwhile, it is a state level-A harbor, through which Guizhou province can be reached upward and Hong Kong and Macao can be arrived in downward. Bailian airport of Liuzhou is up to the standards of level-4D in China.

Liuzhou is a center of commerce and logistics in southwest China, thus it has been entitled as" the Commercial Center of Middle Guangxi" for long, Large wholesale markets have been built for such products as automobiles with their spare parts, iron and steel materials, building materials, agricultural by-products, goods for everyday consumption, garments, etc, The Guangxi Tangwang Sugar Wholesale Market is the largest market for sugar product trading in China. In2008, total retail sales of consumer goods reached 33.608 billion Yuan, increased by 22.62%. Foreign trade is expanded continuously. Total value of imports and exports reached 2.067 billion USD, up 52.64% in which the value of export reached 964 million USD, which set a new record, and increased by 37.66%. In 2004, Liuzhou was entitled as one of the Best Business Cities of the year in Mainland China by the world well-known business magazine Forbes.

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