List of administrative divisions of Guangdong

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Guangdong Province
Province
Capital: Guangzhou
Prefectural level divisions
Sub-provincial cities 2
Prefectural cities 19
County level divisions
County cities 20
Counties 36
Autonomous counties 3
Districts 61
Township level divisions
Towns 1,134
Townships 4
Ethnic townships 7
Subdistricts 436
Dongguan & Zhongshan districts are counted as Subdistricts. All new areas & new districts also are not counted.

Guangdong, a province of the People's Republic of China, is made up of the following administrative divisions.

All of these administrative divisions are explained in greater detail at political divisions of China. This chart lists all prefecture-level and county-level divisions of Guangdong.

Prefecture level
(Division code)
County Level
Name Chinese Hanyu Pinyin Division code[1]
Guangzhou City
广州市
Guǎngzhōu Shì
(Capital – Sub-provincial)
(4401)
Liwan District 荔湾区 Lìwān Qū 440103
Yuexiu District 越秀区 Yuèxiù Qū 440104
Haizhu District 海珠区 Hǎizhū Qū 440105
Tianhe District 天河区 Tiānhé Qū 440106
Baiyun District 白云区 Báiyún Qū 440111
Huangpu District 黄埔区 Huángpù Qū 440112
Panyu District 番禺区 Pānyú Qū 440113
Huadu District 花都区 Huādū Qū 440114
Nansha District 南沙区 Nánshā Qū 440115
Conghua District 从化区 Cónghuà Qū 440117
Zengcheng District 增城区 Zēngchéng Qū 440118
Shaoguan City
韶关市
Sháoguān Shì
(4402)
Wujiang District 武江区 Wǔjiāng Qū 440203
Zhenjiang District 浈江区 Zhēnjiāng Qū 440204
Qujiang District 曲江区 Qǔjiāng Qū 440205
Shixing County 始兴县 Shǐxīng Xiàn 440222
Renhua County 仁化县 Rénhuà Xiàn 440224
Wengyuan County 翁源县 Wēngyuán Xiàn 440229
Ruyuan Yao
Autonomous County
乳源瑶族自治县 Rǔyuán Yáozú Zìzhìxiàn 440232
Xinfeng County 新丰县 Xīnfēng Xiàn 440233
Lechang City 乐昌市 Lèchāng Shì 440281
Nanxiong City 南雄市 Nánxióng Shì 440282
Shenzhen City
深圳市
Shēnzhèn Shì
(Sub-provincial)
(4403)
Luohu District 罗湖区 Luóhú Qū 440303
Futian District 福田区 Fútián Qū 440304
Nanshan District 南山区 Nánshān Qū 440305
Bao'an District 宝安区 Bǎo'ān Qū 440306
Longgang District 龙岗区 Lónggǎng Qū 440307
Yantian District 盐田区 Yántián Qū 440308
Zhuhai City
珠海市
Zhūhǎi Shì
(4404)
Xiangzhou District 香洲区 Xiāngzhōu Qū 440402
Doumen District 斗门区 Dǒumén Qū 440403
Jinwan District 金湾区 Jīnwān Qū 440404
Shantou City
汕头市
Shàntóu Shì
(4405)
Longhu District 龙湖区 Lónghú Qū 440507
Jinping District 金平区 Jīnpíng Qū 440511
Haojiang District 濠江区 Háojiāng Qū 440512
Chaoyang District 潮阳区 Cháoyáng Qū 440513
Chaonan District 潮南区 Cháonán Qū 440514
Chenghai District 澄海区 Chénghǎi Qū 440515
Nan'ao County 南澳县 Nán'ào Xiàn 440523
Foshan City
佛山市
Fóshān Shì
(4406)
Chancheng District 禅城区 Chánchéng Qū 440604
Nanhai District 南海区 Nánhǎi Qū 440605
Shunde District 顺德区 Shùndé Qū 440606
Sanshui District 三水区 Sānshuǐ Qū 440607
Gaoming District 高明区 Gāomíng Qū 440608
Jiangmen City
江门市
Jiāngmén Shì
(4407)
Pengjiang District 蓬江区 Péngjiāng Qū 440703
Jianghai District 江海区 Jiānghǎi Qū 440704
Xinhui District 新会区 Xīnhuì Qū 440705
Taishan City 台山市 Táishān Shì 440781
Kaiping City 开平市 Kāipíng Shì 440783
Heshan City 鹤山市 Hèshān Shì 440784
Enping City 恩平市 Ēnpíng Shì 440785
Zhanjiang City
湛江市
Zhànjiāng Shì
(4408)
Chikan District 赤坎区 Chìkǎn Qū 440802
Xiashan District 霞山区 Xiáshān Qū 440803
Potou District 坡头区 Pōtóu Qū 440804
Mazhang District 麻章区 Mázhāng Qū 440811
Suixi County 遂溪县 Suíxī Xiàn 440823
Xuwen County 徐闻县 Xúwén Xiàn 440825
Lianjiang City 廉江市 Liánjiāng Shì 440881
Leizhou City 雷州市 Léizhōu Shì 440882
Wuchuan City 吴川市 Wúchuān Shì 440883
Maoming City
茂名市
Màomíng Shì
(4409)
Maonan District 茂南区 Màonán Qū 440902
Dianbai District 电白区 Diànbái Qū 440904
Gaozhou City 高州市 Gāozhōu Shì 440981
Huazhou City 化州市 Huàzhōu Shì 440982
Xinyi City 信宜市 Xìnyí Shì 440983
Zhaoqing City
肇庆市
Zhàoqìng Shì
(4412)
Duanzhou District 端州区 Duānzhōu Qū 441202
Dinghu District 鼎湖区 Dǐnghú Qū 441203
Gaoyao District 高要区 Gāoyào Qū 441204
Guangning County 广宁县 Guǎngníng Xiàn 441223
Huaiji County 怀集县 Huáijí Xiàn 441224
Fengkai County 封开县 Fēngkāi Xiàn 441225
Deqing County 德庆县 Déqìng Xiàn 441226
Sihui City 四会市 Sìhuì Shì 441284
Huizhou City
惠州市
Huìzhōu Shì
(4413)
Huicheng District 惠城区 Huìchéng Qū 441302
Huiyang District 惠阳区 Huìyáng Qū 441303
Boluo County 博罗县 Bóluó Xiàn 441322
Huidong County 惠东县 Huìdōng Xiàn 441323
Longmen County 龙门县 Lóngmén Xiàn 441324
Meizhou City
梅州市
Méizhōu Shì
(4414)
Meijiang District 梅江区 Méijiāng Qū 441402
Meixian District 梅县区 Méixiàn Qū 441403
Dabu County 大埔县 Dàbù Xiàn 441422
Fengshun County 丰顺县 Fēngshùn Xiàn 441423
Wuhua County 五华县 Wǔhuá Xiàn 441424
Pingyuan County 平远县 Píngyuǎn Xiàn 441426
Jiaoling County 蕉岭县 Jiāolǐng Xiàn 441427
Xingning City 兴宁市 Xīngníng Shì 441481
Shanwei City
汕尾市
Shànwěi Shì
(4415)
Cheng District 城区 Chéngqū 441502
Haifeng County 海丰县 Hǎifēng Xiàn 441521
Luhe County 陆河县 Lùhé Xiàn 441523
Lufeng City¹ 陆丰市 Lùfēng Shì 441581
Heyuan City
河源市
Héyuán Shì
(4416)
Yuancheng District 源城区 Yuánchéng Qū 441602
Zijin County 紫金县 Zǐjīn Xiàn 441621
Lungchuan County 龙川县 Lóngchuān Xiàn 441622
Lianping County 连平县 Liánpíng Xiàn 441623
Heping County 和平县 Hépíng Xiàn 441624
Dongyuan County 东源县 Dōngyuán Xiàn 441625
Yangjiang City
阳江市
Yángjiāng Shì
(4417)
Jiangcheng District 江城区 Jiāngchéng Qū 441702
Yangdong District 阳东区 Yángdōng Qū 441704
Yangxi County 阳西县 Yángxī Xiàn 441721
Yangchun City 阳春市 Yángchūn Shì 441781
Qingyuan City
清远市
Qīngyuǎn Shì
(4418)
Qingcheng District 清城区 Qīngchéng Qū 441802
Qingxin District 清新区 Qīngxīn Qū 441803
Fogang County 佛冈县 Fógāng Xiàn 441821
Yangshan County 阳山县 Yángshān Xiàn 441823
Lianshan Zhuang and Yao
Autonomous County
连山壮族
瑶族自治县
Liánshān Zhuàngzú
Yáozú Zìzhìxiàn
441825
Liannan Yao
Autonomous County
连南瑶族自治县 Liánnán Yáozú Zìzhìxiàn 441826
Yingde City 英德市 Yīngdé Shì 441881
Lianzhou City 连州市 Liánzhōu Shì 441882
Dongguan City
东莞市
Dōngguǎn Shì
(4419)
No county-level divisions. The city government directly administers
32 township-level divisions (4 subdistricts, 28 towns).
441901
Zhongshan City
中山市
Zhōngshān Shì
(4420)
No county-level divisions. The city government directly administers
24 township-level divisions (6 subdistricts, 18 towns).
442001
Chaozhou City
潮州市
Cháozhōu Shì
(4451)
Xiangqiao District 湘桥区 Xiāngqiáo Qū 445102
Chao'an District 潮安区 Cháo'ān Qū 445103
Raoping County 饶平县 Ràopíng Xiàn 445122
Jieyang City
揭阳市
Jiēyáng Shì
(4452)
Rongcheng District 榕城区 Róngchéng Qū 445202
Jiedong District 揭东区 Jiēdōng Qū 445203
Jiexi County 揭西县 Jiēxī Xiàn 445222
Huilai County 惠来县 Huìlái Xiàn 445224
Puning City 普宁市 Pǔníng Shì 445281
Yunfu City
云浮市
Yúnfú Shì
(4453)
Yuncheng District 云城区 Yúnchéng Qū 445302
Yun'an District 云安区 Yún'ān Qū 445303
Xinxing County 新兴县 Xīnxīng Xiàn 445321
Yunan County 郁南县 Yùnán Xiàn 445322
Luoding City 罗定市 Luódìng Shì 445381

Recent changes in administrative divisions[edit]

Date Before After Note Reference[2][3]
1981-10-23 ★ Hainan Administrative Region ★ Hainan Administrative Region transferred
parts of Hainan Prefecture (Aut.) transferred
parts of Ya County Paracels, Spratlys, and Zhongsha Islands
Authority (PC-Administration Office)
transferred & established
1981-12-07 Gaohe County Gaoming County dissolved & established
Heshan County dissolved & established
1982-12-21 parts of
Shenzhen (P-City) city district
Bao'an County established
1983-01-18 all Province-controlled city (P-City) → Prefecture-level city (PL-City) MoCA Announcement
all Prefecture-controlled city (PC-City) → County-level city (CL-City)
(PC-Administration Office → CL-Administration Office)
1983-06-06 Shenzhen (PL-City) city district Luohu District Office established
Futian District Office established
Nantou District Office established
Shatoujiao District Office established
1983-12-22 Shaoguan Prefecture Shaoguan (PL-City) merged into
parts of Shaoguan Prefecture Guangzhou (PL-City) transferred
↳ Qingyuan County ↳ Qingyuan County transferred
↳ Fogang County ↳ Fogang County transferred
Foshan Prefecture Foshan (PL-City) merged into
Zhongshan County Zhongshan (CL-City) upgraded
parts of Foshan Prefecture Jiangmen (PL-City) transferred
↳ Taishan County ↳ Taishan County transferred
↳ Xinhui County ↳ Xinhui County transferred
↳ Kaiping County ↳ Kaiping County transferred
↳ Heshan County ↳ Heshan County transferred
↳ Enping County ↳ Enping County transferred
parts of Foshan Prefecture Zhuhai (PL-City) transferred
↳ Doumen County ↳ Doumen County transferred
Shantou Prefecture Shantou (PL-City) merged into
Chao'an County Chaozhou (CL-City) merged into
parts of Shantou Prefecture Huizhou Prefecture transferred
↳ Haifeng County ↳ Haifeng County transferred
↳ Lufeng County ↳ Lufeng County transferred
Zhanjiang Prefecture Zhanjiang (PL-City) merged into
parts of Zhanjiang Prefecture Maoming (PL-City) transferred
↳ Gaozhou County ↳ Gaozhou County transferred
↳ Huazhou County ↳ Huazhou County transferred
↳ Xinyi County ↳ Xinyi County transferred
↳ Dianbai County ↳ Dianbai County transferred
parts of Zhanjiang Prefecture Jiangmen (PL-City) transferred
↳ Yangjiang County ↳ Yangjiang County transferred
↳ Yangchun County ↳ Yangchun County transferred
Meizhou (CL-City) Meixian (CL-City) dissolved & established
Mei County dissolved & established
1984-01-07 Shaoguan (PL-City) city district Zhenjiang District established
Wujiang District established
Beijing District established
Zhuhai (PL-City) city district Xiangzhou District established
Shantou (PL-City) city district Anping District established
Tongping District established
Gongyuan District established
Jinsha District established
Dahao District established
Jiao District, Shantou established
Foshan (PL-City) city district Fenjiang District established
Shiwan District established
Jiangmen (PL-City) city district Cheng District, Jiangmen established
Jiao District, Jiangmen established
Zhanjiang (PL-City) city district Potou District established
1984-05-19 Ya County Sanya (CL-City) upgraded
1985-05-24 parts of Panyu County Tainhe District established
Fangcun District established
1985-09-05 Dongguan County Dongguan (CL-City) upgraded
1986-01-10 parts of Baoting County Tongshi (CL-City) established
parts of Qiongzhong County established
parts of Ledong County established
1986-05-31 ★ Hainan Administrative Region Haikou (PL-City) city district established
↳ Haikou (CL-City) transferred
1987-01-23 Jiao District, Guangzhou Baiyun District renamed
1987-02-12 Fenjiang District Cheng District, Foshan renamed
1987-11-20 ★ Hainan Administrative Region Hainan Administrative Region transferred
parts of Hainan Prefecture (Aut.) dissolved
↳ Baisha County ↳ Baisha County (Aut.) transferred & upgraded
↳ Changjiang County ↳ Changjiang County (Aut.) transferred & upgraded
↳ Ledong County ↳ Ledong County (Aut.) transferred & upgraded
↳ Lingshui County ↳ Lingshui County (Aut.) transferred & upgraded
↳ Baoting County ↳ Baoting County (Aut.) transferred & upgraded
↳ Qiongzhong County ↳ Qiongzhong County (Aut.) transferred & upgraded
↳ Dongfang County ↳ Dongfang County (Aut.) transferred & upgraded
parts of Hainan Prefecture (Aut.) Sanya (PL-City) city district established
↳ Sanya (CL-City) transferred
1988-01-07 Zhaoqing Prefecture Zhaoqing (PL-City) upgraded
Zhaoqing (CL-City) Duanzhou District dissolved & established
Dinghu District dissolved & established
Huiyang Prefecture Huizhou (PL-City) upgraded
Huizhou (CL-City) Huicheng District dissolved & established
parts of Guangzhou (PL-City) Huizhou (PL-City) transferred
↳ Longmen County ↳ Longmen County transferred
Meixian Prefecture Meizhou (PL-City) upgraded
Meizhou (CL-City) Meijiang District dissolved & established
Mei County dissolved & established
parts of Huiyang Prefecture Shanwei (PL-City) established
↳ Haifeng County ↳ Cheng District, Shanwei transferred & established
↳ Haifeng County transferred
↳ Lufeng County ↳ Luhe County transferred & established
↳ Lufeng County transferred
parts of Huiyang Prefecture Heyuan (PL-City) established
↳ Heyuan (CL-City) ↳ Cheng District, Heyuan dissolved & established
↳ Jiao District, Heyuan dissolved & established
↳ Zijin County ↳ Zijin County transferred
↳ Lungchuan County ↳ Lungchuan County transferred
↳ Lianping County ↳ Lianping County transferred
↳ Heping County ↳ Heping County transferred
parts of Jiangmen (PL-City) Yangjiang (PL-City) established
↳ Yangjiang County ↳ Jiangcheng District dissolved & established
↳ Yangdong District dissolved & established
↳ Yangxi County dissolved & established
↳ Yangchun County ↳ Yangchun County transferred
parts of Guangzhou (PL-City) Qingyuan (PL-City) established
↳ Qingyuan County ↳ Qingcheng District dissolved & established
↳ Qingjiao District dissolved & established
↳ Fogang County ↳ Fogang County transferred
parts of Shaoguan (PL-City) Qingyuan (PL-City) transferred
↳ Yingde County ↳ Yingde County transferred
↳ Yangshan County ↳ Yangshan County transferred
↳ Lian County ↳ Lian County transferred
↳ Lianshan County ↳ Lianshan County transferred
↳ Liannan County ↳ Liannan County transferred
parts of Huiyang Prefecture Dongguan (PL-City) city district established
↳ Dongguan (CL-City) dissolved
parts of Foshan (PL-City) Zhongshan (PL-City) city district established
↳ Zhongshan (CL-City) dissolved
1988-04-13 parts of Guangdong Province Hainan Province provincial established MoCA Announcement
Haikou (PL-City) city district Haikou (PL-City) city district transferred
Sanya (PL-City) city district Sanya (PL-City) city district transferred
Hainan Administrative Region provincial-controlled dissolved & transferred
↳ Tongshi (CL-City) ↳ Tongshi (CL-City) transferred
↳ Qiongshan County ↳ Qiongshan County transferred
↳ Qionghai County ↳ Qionghai County transferred
↳ Wenchang County ↳ Wenchang County transferred
↳ Wanning County ↳ Wanning County transferred
↳ Tunchang County ↳ Tunchang County transferred
↳ Ding'an County ↳ Ding'an County transferred
↳ Chengmai County ↳ Chengmai County transferred
↳ Lingao County ↳ Lingao County transferred
↳ Dan County ↳ Dan County transferred
↳ Baisha County (Aut.) ↳ Baisha County (Aut.) transferred
↳ Changjiang County (Aut.) ↳ Changjiang County (Aut.) transferred
↳ Ledong County (Aut.) ↳ Ledong County (Aut.) transferred
↳ Lingshui County (Aut.) ↳ Lingshui County (Aut.) transferred
↳ Baoting County (Aut.) ↳ Baoting County (Aut.) transferred
↳ Qiongzhong County (Aut.) ↳ Qiongzhong County (Aut.) transferred
↳ Dongfang County (Aut.) ↳ Dongfang County (Aut.) transferred
Paracels, Spratlys, and Zhongsha Islands
Authority (CL-Administration Office)
Paracels, Spratlys, and Zhongsha Islands
Authority (CL-Administration Office)
transferred
1990-01-04 Luohu District Office Luohu District established Minhan[1990]2
Futian District Office Futian District established
Nantou District Office Nanshan District established
Shatoujiao District Office established
1991-06-22 Yangdong District Yangdong County downgraded Minhan[1991]19
1991-09-14 parts of Jiao District, Shantou Longhu District merged & established Minhan[1991]53
parts of Jinsha District merged & established
Jinyaun District merged & established
parts of Gongyuan District merged & established
Anping District Shengping District merged & established
Tongping District merged & established
parts of Gongyuan District merged & established
parts of Jinsha District merged & established
parts of Jiao District, Shantou merged & established
1991-12-07 parts of Shantou (PL-City) Chaozhou (PL-City) established Guohan[1991]84
↳ Chaozhou (CL-City) ↳ Xiangqiao District transferred & upgraded
↳ Chao'an County transferred & established
↳ Raoping County ↳ Raoping County transferred
parts of Shantou (PL-City) Jieyang (PL-City) established
↳ Jieyang County ↳ Rongcheng District transferred & upgraded
↳ Jiedong County transferred & established
↳ Jiexi County ↳ Jiexi County transferred
↳ Huilai County ↳ Huilai County transferred
↳ Puning County ↳ Puning County transferred
1992-03-26 Shunde County Shunde (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1992]32
1992-04-17 Taishan County Taishan (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1992]41
1992-05-18 Jiao District, Qingyuan Qingxin County downgraded Minhan[1992]47
1992-05-20 Panyu County Panyu (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1992]49
1992-09-02 Nanhai County Nanhai (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1992]98
1992-09-03 Yunfu County Yunfu (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1992]99
1992-10-08 Xinhui County Xinhui (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1992]112
1992-11-11 Bao'an County Bao'an District dissolved & established Minhan[1992]140
Longgang District dissolved & established
1993-01-05 Kaiping County Kaiping (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1993]1
1993-03-29 Sanshui County Sanshui (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1993]68
1993-04-06 Puning County Puning (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1993]71
1993-04-08 Luoding County Luoding (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1993]72
1993-04-09 Chaoyang County Chaoyang (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1993]78
1993-06-08 Gaozhou County Gaozhou (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1993]126
1993-06-18 Hua County Huadu (CL-City) upgraded
1993-09-28 Gaoyao County Gaoyao (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1993]190
1993-11-08 Heshan County Heshan (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1993]208
Jiao District, Heyuan Dongyuan County downgraded Minhan[1993]209
1993-11-25 Sihui County Sihui (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1993]236
1993-12-08 Zengcheng County Zengcheng (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1993]239
1993-12-10 Lianjiang County Lianjiang (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1993]241
1994-01-12 Yingde County Yingde (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]3
1994-02-28 Enping County Enping (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]33
1994-03-26 Conghua County Conghua (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]48
1994-04-05 parts of Zhaoqing (PL-City) Yunfu (PL-City) established Guohan[1994]24
↳ Yunfu (CL-City) ↳ Yuncheng District transferred & upgraded
↳ Xinxing County ↳ Xinxing County transferred
↳ Yunan County ↳ Yunan County transferred
↳ Luoding (CL-City) ↳ Luoding (CL-City) transferred
1994-04-18 Chenghai County Chenghai (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]56
Gaoming County Gaoming (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]57
1994-04-22 Lian County Lianzhou (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]59
1994-04-25 parts of Chaoyang (CL-City) Hepu District established Guohan[1994]35
1994-04-26 Haikang County Leizhou (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]64
1994-04-28 Lechang County Lechang (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]66
1994-05-05 Yangchun County Yangchun (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]67
1994-05-06 Huiyang County Huiyang (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]68
1994-05-26 Wuchuan County Wuchuan (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]84
1994-06-06 Xingning County Xingning (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]89
1994-07-04 Huazhou County Huazhou (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1994]95
1994-08-10 Cheng District, Jiangmen Jianghai District renamed Minhan[1994]119
1994-10-10 Jiao District, Zhanjiang Mazhang District renamed
1995-01-19 Lufeng County Lufeng (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1995]5
1995-09-11 Xinyi County Xinyi (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1995]62
1996-01-09 parts of Yuncheng District Yun'an County established Minhan[1996]1
1996-06-17 Nanxiong County Nanxiong (CL-City) upgraded Minhan[1996]46
1997-10-21 parts of Luohu District Yantian District established Guohan[1997]97
2000-05-21 Panyu (CL-City) Panyu District upgraded
Huadu (CL-City) Huadu District upgraded
2001-01-22 parts of Dianbai County Maogang District established Guohan[2001]11
2001-04-04 Doumen County Doumen District upgraded Guohan[2001]35
parts of Doumen County Jinwan District established
parts of Xiangzhou District established
2002-06-22 Xinhui (CL-City) Xinhui District upgraded Guohan[2002]56
2002-12-08 Cheng District, Foshan Chancheng District renamed Guohan[2002]109
Shiwan District merged & established
Nanhai (CL-City) Nanhai District upgraded
Shunde (CL-City) Shunde District upgraded
Sanshui (CL-City) Sanshui District upgraded
Gaoming (CL-City) Gaoming District upgraded
2003-01-29 Shengping District Jinping District merged & established Guohan[2003]11
Jinyuan District merged & established
Hepu District Haojiang District merged & established
Dahao District merged & established
Chaoyang (CL-City) Chaoyang District upgraded
Chaonan District established
Chenghai (CL-City) Chenghai District upgraded
2003-03-06 Huiyang (CL-City) Huiyang District upgraded Guohan[2003]36
2004-05-29 Qujiang County Qujiang District upgraded Guohan[2004]40
Beijiang District merged into
2005-04-28 Dongshan District Yuexiu District merged into Guohan[2005]35
Fangcun District Liwan District merged into
parts of Panyu District Nansha District established
parts of Baiyun District Luogang District merged & established
parts of Huangpu District merged & established
2012-11-15 Qingxin County Qingxin District upgraded Guohan[2012]192
2012-12-17 Jiedong County Jiedong District upgraded Guohan[2012]207
2013-06-28 Chao'an County Chao'an District upgraded Guohan[2013]74
2013-10-18 Mei County Meixian District upgraded Guohan[2013]113
2014-01-25 Luogang District Huangpu District merged into Guohan[2014]11
Conghua (CL-City) Conghua District upgraded
Zengcheng (CL-City) Zengcheng District upgraded
Dianbai County Dianbai District upgraded Guohan[2014]12
Maogang District merged into
2014-09-09 Yun'an County Yun'an District upgraded Guohan[2014]120
2014-10-20 Yangdong County Yangdong District upgraded Guohan[2014]141
2015-04-29 Gaoyao (CL-City) Gaoyao District upgraded Guohan[2015]76

Population composition[edit]

Prefectures[edit]

Prefecture 2010 2000
Qingyuan 3,698,394 3,147,679
Shaoguan 2,826,612 2,735,122
Heyuan 2,953,019 2,265,155
Meizhou 4,240139 3,802009
Chaozhou 2,669,844 2,402,201
Zhaoqing 3,918,085 3,371,417
Yunfu 2,360,128 2,152,915
Foshan 7,194,311 5,337,888
Guangzhou 12,700,800 9,943,000
Dongguan 8,220,237 6,445,700
Huizhou 4,597,002 3,216,343
Shanwei 2,935,717 2,453,084
Jieyang 5,877,025 5,237,400
Shantou 5,391,028 4,671,086
Zhanjiang 6,993,304 6,072,884
Maoming 5,817,753 5,239,664
Yangjiang 2,421,812 2,170,401
Jiangmen 4,448,871 3,950,275
Zhongshan 3,120,884 2,363,542
Zhuhai 1,560,229 1,235,582
Shenzhen 10,357,938 7,008,428

Counties[edit]

Name Prefecture 2010
Liwan Guangzhou 898,204
Yuexiu Guangzhou 1,157,277
Haizhu Guangzhou 1,558,663
Tianhe Guangzhou 1,432,431
Baiyun Guangzhou 2,222,658
Huangpu Guangzhou 831,600
Panyu Guangzhou 1,764,869
Huadu Guangzhou 945,053
Nansha Guangzhou 259,899
Zengcheng Guangzhou 1,036,731
Conghua Guangzhou 593,415
Luohu Shenzhen 923,423
Futian Shenzhen 1,318,055
Nanshan Shenzhen 1,087,936
Bao'an Shenzhen 4,017,807
Guangming Shenzhen 481,420
Longhua Shenzhen not established
Longgang Shenzhen 2,011,225
Pingshan Shenzhen 309,211
Dapeng Shenzhen not established
Yantian Shenzhen 208,861
Doumen Zhuhai 415,854
Jinwan Zhuhai 251,783
Xiangzhou Zhuhai 892,592
Longhu Shantou 536,102
Jinping Shantou 810,606
Haojiang Shantou 267,597
Chaoyang Shantou 1,626,641
Chaonan Shantou 1,290,922
Chenghai Shantou 798,896
Nan'ao Shantou 60,264
Chancheng Foshan 1,101,077
Nanhai Foshan 2,588,844
Shunde Foshan 2,461,701
Gaoming Foshan 420,044
Sanshui Foshan 622,645
Pengjiang Jiangmen 719,120
Jianghai Jiangmen 254,365
Xinhui Jiangmen 849,155
Taishan Jiangmen 941,087
Kaiping Jiangmen 697,395
Heshan Jiangmen 494,935
Enping Jiangmen 492,814
Wujiang Shaoguan 294,620
Zhenjiang Shaoguan 393,526
Qujiang Shaoguan 303,377
Shixing Shaoguan 205,553
Renhua Shaoguan 200,356
Wengyuan Shaoguan 331,319
Ruyuan Shaoguan 177,471
Xinfeng Shaoguan 206,108
Lechang Shaoguan 398,103
Nanxiong Shaoguan 316,179
Chikan Zhanjiang 285,000
Xiashan Zhanjiang 416,000
Potou Zhanjiang 333,700
Mazhang Zhanjiang 577,600
Suixi Zhanjiang 887,900
Xuwen Zhanjiang 699,100
Lianjiang Zhanjiang 1,445,800
Leizhou Zhanjiang 1,429,900
Wuchuan Zhanjiang 928,800
Huicheng Huizhou 1,579,691
Huiyang Huizhou 764,816
Boluo Huizhou 1,038,198
Huidong Huizhou 907,229
Longmen Huizhou 307,068
Meijiang Meizhou 380,774
Mei(xian)→Meixian Meizhou 554,745
Dabu Meizhou 374,731
Fengshun Meizhou 479,025
Wuhua Meizhou 1,052,256
Pingyuan Meizhou 229,863
Jiaoling Meizhou 205,862
Xingning Meizhou 962,883
Maonan Maoming 820,934
Dianbai Maoming 1,218,724
Gaozhou Maoming 1,288,724
Huazhou Maoming 1,615,505
Xinyi Maoming 913,717
Duanzhou Zhaoqing 479,344
Dinghu Zhaoqing 164,701
Gaoyao Zhaoqing 753,357
Guangning Zhaoqing 424,128
Huaiji Zhaoqing 814,172
Fengkai Zhaoqing 398,304
Deqing Zhaoqing 341,197
Sihui Zhaoqing 542,882
Cheng(qu) Shanwei 491,766
Haifeng Shanwei 804,107
Luhe Shanwei 314,153
Lufeng Shanwei 1,688,536
Yuancheng Heyuan 464,847
Zijin Heyuan 640,438
Lungchuan Heyuan 695,680
Lianping Heyuan 337,172
Heping Heyuan 374,425
Dongyuan Heyuan 440,457
Jiangcheng Yangjiang 676,858
Yangdong Yangjiang 442,786
Yangxi Yangjiang 452,663
Yangchun Yangjiang 849,505
Qingcheng Qingyuan 810,971
Fogang Qingyuan 302,782
Yangshan Qingyuan 356,071
Lianshan Qingyuan 90,375
Liannan Qingyuan 129,207
Qingxin Qingyuan 698,826
Yingde Qingyuan 942,303
Lianzhou Qingyuan 367,859
Xiangqiao Chaozhou 452,472
Chao'an Chaozhou 1,335,398
Raoping Chaozhou 881,974
Rongcheng Jieyang 741,674
Jiedong Jieyang 1,157,720
Jiexi Jieyang 825,313
Huilai Jieyang 1,097,615
Puning Jieyang 2,054,703
Yuncheng Yunfu 314,188
Yun'an Yunfu 269,736
Xinxing Yunfu 428,410
Yunan Yunfu 388,727
Luoding Yunfu 959,067
Maogang (dissolved) Maoming 396,781

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