An Introduction to Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
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Guangxi borders Viet Nam in the southwest and is adjacent to the Beibu Gulf. The Beibu Gulf is a semi-enclosed bay surrounded by territories belonging to China and Viet Nam. Guangxi is well known for its typical karst formation, with typical representations of Li River and Gui River areas. The coastline in the south is sinuate, with numerous bays and dotted by about 800 isles. Guanxi enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate.
Guangxi’s industrial sectors include metallurgy, machinery, sugar and food. There are a variety of minerals and the reserves are abundant. The reserve of manganese in Guangxi tops the whole nation, while the reserves of tin and tungsten also account for a big percentage. Subtropical economic plants are of great variety and fine quality, such as rubber, coffee and pepper. Guangxi is also China’s famous fruit plantation area; the local produces include Shatian pomelo and longan. Besides, Guangxi is China’s important production base of sugar.
Ancestors in Guangxi have left behind lots of historic sites and cultural relics such as Huashan Rock Paintings created by the ancestors of the Zhuang nationality (a total population of more than 17 million), the 34-kilometer-long Xing’an ancient Ling Canal built in the period 219 to 214 BC, one of the most ancient irrigation projects in the world and is as famous as the Great Wall. Other prime attractions include festivals, wedding ceremonies, cuisine, ethnic customs, the charming hills and waters of Guilin with the fame of scenery unparallel in China, the Beibu Bay well known for soft wave, fine sand and subtropical charms, making Guangxi an enchanting tourist attraction.