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Updated: 2020-04-22

Population: 4,881,900 (2018)

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 2019, Guiyang's GDP reached 403.96 billion yuan ($57.06 billion), up 7.4 percent year on year. The added value of the agriculture industry was 16.13 billion yuan, up 5.6 percent year on year, secondary industries were valued at 149.67 billion yuan, up 8.2 percent, and tertiary industries were valued at 238.16 billion yuan, up 7 percent.

Guiyang introduced 1,213 newly signed projects. Paid-in investment was valued at 127.3 billion yuan, foreign investment in actual use was valued at $1.78 billion, up 13 percent, and the total value of foreign trade reached 4.15 billion, up 18.8 percent.

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.

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