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Containing information about China in our about China section and on Nanning and other cities in our city guides section, general travel advice and FCO travel advisories in our travel advice section, we also cover information on Chinese Visas, and other visa information in our Visa information section.
Upcoming Chinese Festivals
May 1st - 7th 2014: International Labor Day
May 4th 2014: Chinese Youth Day Commemorating the 1919 student demonstration against foreign aggression
June 1st 2014: International Children's Day
June 1st 2014: Dragon Boat Festival
August 2nd 2014: Double Seventh Festival
September 8th 2014: Mid Autumn (Moon) Festival
October 1st - 7th 2014: National Day
October 2nd 2014: Chong Yang (Double Ninth) Festival
Guanxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
The Region is situated in the southern part of China, facing the Beibu Gulf on the South China Sea and has a border with Vietnam to the southwest. It is southwest China's most convenient access to the sea. ... Guangxi is like a large basin with higher ground surrounding a lower center. In addition, the region is very mountainous with a few plains.
The city of Guilin is located in the north-east of Guangxi Province, covering an area of 27,800 square km. It's a relatively small, thriving city famous for its lush green mountains, lakes and the Li river as well as its many limestone caves. Famous tourist attractions include 7 Star Park, Elephant Trunk Hill and Reed Flute cave. It has been an important cultural centre for over 2000 years.
There are a broad range of hotels in the city as it is a developed tourist area with many restaurants and convenient transportation. There are also many ways to travel to the region.
As early as in the Neolithic Age, human beings started to live in this beautiful land. After Qin Shihuang unifying the whole China in 221BC, it belonged to Xiangjun Shire. The name of 'Fangcheng' firstly appeared in the history in the Song Dynasty (960-1279). ... Fangcheng District was formed in Guangxi and later in 1993, it was changed into a prefecture-level city.