8.5258 million, who live in the urban district. 1.4172
million, who live in the county cities.
Putonghua(Mandrine) and Cantonese are widely spoken
(for government offices):
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays
All these offices are closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
** Banking Hours:
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturdays to Sundays.
In the period of the trade fair: 8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Renminbi (RMB 8.27 to US$ 1)
220V, 50~AC??The shapes of the general plug base are as
It is very convenient to communicate with
outside world. You can dial directly and communicate with
more than 500 cities at home and abroad, and in the region
of Hong Kong and Macao.
The bandwidth of the direct international outlet for
Internet is 400M.
** Weights and Measures:
Guangzhou uses the metric system. kilogram, meter, and litre
are most commonly used.
1 kilogram = 2.205 pounds
1 metre = 3.281 feet
1 litre = 0.220 gallon
Time Difference (Take monday in GZ for example)
Guangzhou (Beijing, Hong Kong): ??8:00 (0) (Monday)
New York:??19:00 (-13) (Sunday)
London (Paris):??0:00 (-8) (Monday)
Tokyo:??9:00 (+1) (Monday)
Sydney:??10:00 (+2) (Monday)
Hot, humid, & rainy in summer; cool, dry, & less rain in
Average Temperature: 21.4-21.9??br>
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport provides 16
international airlines and regional airlines, flying to more
than 70 cities at home and abroad.
If you take domestic flight, please go through the
formalities for boarding 90 minutes before the departure
(International flight) ??90 yuan (RMB)
(Ordinary domestic flight) ??50 yuan (RMB)
(Domestic feeder flight) ??10 yuan (RMB)
The distance between airport and the trade fair:??8 km
including motorbuses, trolleybuses, and buses for special
There is no conductor on these buses, and the price of a
ticket is 1 yuan (RMB), but the prices for some long lines
are 2-4 yuan (RMB).
No. 1 subway line is made up of 16 stations. It begins from
Guangzhou East Railway Station in the east to Xilang in the
west. The prices are 2-6 yuan (RMB). The whole journey will
cost 32 minutes.
The original price is 8 yuan (RMB), 2.6 yuan (RMB) for per