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Southeast China

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

Guangzhou is the capital of Guangdong Province in southern China. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 12.7 million, making it the third largest city in China after Shanghai and Beijing.

Guangdong is a province in Southeast China on the border with Hong Kong.

Shenzhen is one of the most populous and richest cities in China.

Fujian is a coastal province in South East China. It has long been an outward-looking province, much involved in maritime trade, and is the ancestral home for many overseas Chinese, especially in Southeast Asia and the Philippines.

Zhuhai is the name of a city, and Special Economic Zone, in Guangdong Province, China.

Hainan is an island province, the southernmost part of China, just across the Gulf of Tonkin from Vietnam.

Xiamen is a coastal city in Fujian Province in China. It has been an important port for centuries and became one of China's earliest Special Economic Zones in 1980.

Sanya is on the southernmost point of China, at the tip of Hainan island.

Taishan is a city in Guangdong Province in China. It falls under the administration of Jiangmen Prefecture.

Haikou is the provincial capital of Hainan Province in southern China and is at the north end of the Hainan island.

Fuzhou is the capital of Fujian Province in China. An older romanisation is "Foochow".

The Pearl River Delta is in Guangdong province, China. It is a bustling region with massive manufacturing and trade; most of it is heavily built up and densely populated.

Quanzhou is a coastal city just north of Xiamen in Fujian Province in China.

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