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Guizhou

Guizhou
ChineseName贵州省
PinyinGuìzhōu Shěng
EnglishNameGuizhou Province
NameGuizhou
Abbreviation黔 or 贵/貴
AbbrevPinyinQián or Guì
ISOAbbrev52
MapSize275px
OriginOfName贵 guì - Gui Mountains
州 zhōu - zhou (prefecture)
AdministrationTypeProvince
CapitalGuiyang
LargestCityGuiyang
SecretaryShi Zongyuan
GovernorZhao Kezhi
Area Km2176100
AreaRank16th
Latitude24° 37' to 29° 13' N
Longitude103° 36' to 109° 33' E
PopYear2010
Pop34,746,468
PopRank19th
PopDensity Km2222
PopDensityRank18th
GDPYear2010
GDP459.3 billion (US$67.8 billion)
GDPRank26th
GDPperCapita10,258
GDPperCapitaRank31st
HDIYear2008
HDI0.690
HDIRank30th
HDICatmedium
NationalitiesHan - 62%
Miao - 12%
Buyi - 8%
Dong - 5%
Tujia - 4%
Yi - 2%
Undistinguished - 2%
Gelao - 2%
Shui - 1%
DialectsSouthwestern Mandarin
Prefectures9
Counties88
Townships1539
Websitehttp://www.gzgov.gov.cn
(Simplified Chinese)

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( ; Postal map spelling: Kweichow) is a province of the People's Republic of China located in the southwestern part of the country. Its provincial capital city is Guiyang.


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