Huazhou, Guangdong

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Huazhou
化州市
County-level city
Skyline of Huazhou
Huazhou is located in Guangdong
Huazhou
Huazhou
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 21°38′N 110°35′E / 21.633°N 110.583°E / 21.633; 110.583Coordinates: 21°38′N 110°35′E / 21.633°N 110.583°E / 21.633; 110.583
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Maoming
Area
 • Total 2,356.5 km2 (909.8 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 1,178,809
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 525100
Area code(s) 0668
Website http://www.huazhou.gov.cn/

Huazhou (Chinese: 化州; pinyin: Huàzhōu) (Chinese Postal Map Romanisation: Fachow or Fahsien) is a county-level city in southwest Guangdong province, China, bordering Guangxi to the north. It is under the administration of Maoming City. At the 2010 census, its population was 1,178,809 inhabitants even though its urban part was 320,418.[1]

The city was a county before being granted city status and was also called Faxian (Chinese Postal Map Romanisation: Fahsien).

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