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Full nameYangjiang
Official name阳江市
Native name阳江
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CountryPeople's Republic of China
County-level divisions4
City seatJiangcheng District
Total Area3016 sq mi (7813.4 km2)
Total Population2628000 (2004)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC)
Area code662
GDP¥27.39 billion (2004)
GDP per capita¥10,493 (2004)
License Plate粤Q
Major NationalitiesHan

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Yangjiang ( ), historically known as Yeungkong, is a prefecture-level city in southwestern Guangdong province, People's Republic of China. It borders Maoming to the west, Yunfu to the north, Jiangmen to the east, and looks out to the South China Sea to the south. It is famous for being the base of Yangjiang Shibazi, a knife manufacturer. The local dialect is the Gaoyang dialect, a branch of Cantonese.

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