Jurisdiction
Consular Jurisdiction:
 
Order AEC 2956/2008, october 15th, establishing the General Consulate of Spain in Guangzhou (BOE Nº 251,10/17/2008). 

Headquarters:
5th floor, R & F Center, Huaxia Road nº10,
Zhujiang New Town, Tianhe District,
Guangzhou 510623.
Tel. (020) 38927185
Fax. (020) 38927197 
 
 
PROVINCES
AUTONOMOUS REGIONS
GC GUANGZHOU
 
Fujian
Guangdong
Guizhou
 
 Hainan
Hunan
Yunnan
Guangxi


 
The consular jurisdiction of the General Consulate of Spain in Guangzhou is formed by seven southern and south-western Chinese provinces: Guangdong, Fujian, Hunan, Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan and Hainan, with an approximate extension of 1,350,000 square kilometres and a population about 350 million people; although it’s difficult to calculate due to the many and continuous migratory movements.
The consular jurisdiction is extended from the south shore of the Yangtze River (in the north part of Hunan province) up to Hainan Island (in the South China Sea, in front of Vietnam’s coasts) and from the Tibetan region and Myanmar (on the west) up to Fujian seashores, in front of Taiwan.
Actually, it’s in this south and southwest part of China where the majority of ethnic minorities live and where dozens of languages and dialects are spoken. The subtropical climate and the variety of flora and fauna in this area contribute to distinguish the main two gastronomic traditions in all China, as Guangdong’s and Hunan’s.
The Pearl River or Zhujiang, is the third most important one in the country and forms a delta at the south of Guangdong province, where the largest urban agglomeration in the world is focused.
 
Main cities and touristic spots
Except for Hong Kong, Guangzhou is the most important city in south China and historically has been one of the most important. It’s the capital of Guangdong province, which has approximately 15 million inhabitants, capital of the manufacture industry and a thriving service industry. Its metropolitan area comprehends other big cities, such as Foshan or Dongguan.
Regarding touristic spots in Guangzhou, it’s remarkably important Shamian Island, one of the most charming places in the city, with western-style buildings of the colonial era.
It is also recommendable to visit the Church of the Sacred Heart (one Gothic style granite building of the mid-nineteenth century); the Chen Clan Academy, which is a group of buildings and gardens in Lingnan or Cantonese style of the late nineteenth century; the Buddhist Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, a 57 meters’ high pagoda or the Filial Piety Buddhist temple, the oldest in Guangzhou.
The city also has the "Guangdong Art Museum" dedicated to contemporary art and the "Museum of Yue’s Tomb", perhaps the best in town. Two hours away of Canton is the city of Kaiping in whose vicinity you can visit the diaolou or fortified houses built by the Cantonese that returned at the beginning of the twentieth century.
 
Shenzhen, located between Canton and Hong Kong, is the second largest city in the south of China, with a population of approximately 12 million inhabitants and, as Guangzhou, constantly growing. It also has the highest per capita income in China, after Hong Kong. It's a city commercially geared and home to some of the main and more innovative Chinese companies as Huawei, ZTE, Tencent and BYD.
Xiamen, the old Amoy, in southern Fujian is considered one of the most attractive cities in China, including the island of Gulangyu which preserves the structure of the old city of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Inside Fujian Province tulou or circular buildings, characteristics of the Hakka ethnic minority, are preserved.
 
Changsha, with approximately six million inhabitants, is the capital of Hunan, an industrial city and an important junction between the South and the big cities of the Yangtze River basin. It’s connected by a high-speed train with Guangzhou in the south and Wuhan in the north. Its main attractions include the Museum of History and places where Mao Zedong lived and worked, who was native of this province. In the northwest of the province is located Wulingyuan natural reserve.
 
In the north of Guangxi Province, is located in Guilin city from where you can start a cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo, as one of the biggest tourist attractions in China.
 
Yunnan Province, with an extension slightly lesser than Spain, is one of the most diverse in the country and it’s extended from the Tibetan Plateau in the northwest to the tropical forests in the south and the temperate plateau, where lies Kunming, its capital.
 
Hainan is the only island province of China and the only tropical. It’s the Chinese response to other international tourist destinations like Phuket or Bali and the only Chinese territory, in addition to Hong Kong and Macau, where it is possible to travel without a visa.

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