Guangdong Province
Province
Capital: Guangzhou
Prefectural level divisions
Sub-provincial cities2
Prefectural cities19
County level divisions
County cities20
Counties36
Autonomous counties3
Districts64
Township level divisions
Towns1,134
Townships4
Ethnic townships7
Subdistricts436
Villages level divisions
Communities6,717
Administrative villages19,776
Dongguan and Zhongshan districts are not counted into the figures above. All new areas and new districts are also not counted.

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

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 / CAN)
Liwan District 荔湾区 Lìwān Qū 440103 LWQ
Yuexiu District 越秀区 Yuèxiù Qū 440104 YXU
Haizhu District 海珠区 Hǎizhū Qū 440105 HZU
Tianhe District 天河区 Tiānhé Qū 440106 THQ
Baiyun District 白云区 Báiyún Qū 440111 BYN
Huangpu District 黄埔区 Huángpù Qū 440112 HPU
Panyu District 番禺区 Pānyú Qū 440113 PNY
Huadu District 花都区 Huādū Qū 440114 HDU
Nansha District 南沙区 Nánshā Qū 440115 NSH
Conghua District 从化区 Cónghuà Qū 440117 CHE
Zengcheng District 增城区 Zēngchéng Qū 440118 ZCB
Shaoguan city
韶关市
Sháoguān Shì
(4402 / HSC)
Wujiang District 武江区 Wǔjiāng Qū 440203 WJQ
Zhenjiang District 浈江区 Zhēnjiāng Qū 440204 ZJQ
Qujiang District 曲江区 Qǔjiāng Qū 440205 QUJ
Shixing County 始兴县 Shǐxīng Xiàn 440222 SXX
Renhua County 仁化县 Rénhuà Xiàn 440224 RHA
Wengyuan County 翁源县 Wēngyuán Xiàn 440229 WYN
Ruyuan County[a] 乳源县 Rǔyuán Xiàn 440232 RYN
Xinfeng County 新丰县 Xīnfēng Xiàn 440233 XFY
Lechang city 乐昌市 Lèchāng Shì 440281 LEC
Nanxiong city 南雄市 Nánxióng Shì 440282 NXS
Shenzhen city
深圳市
Shēnzhèn Shì
(Sub-provincial)
(4403 / SZX)
Luohu District 罗湖区 Luóhú Qū 440303 LHQ
Futian District 福田区 Fútián Qū 440304 FTN
Nanshan District 南山区 Nánshān Qū 440305 NSN
Bao'an District 宝安区 Bǎo'ān Qū 440306 BAQ
Longgang District 龙岗区 Lónggǎng Qū 440307 LGG
Yantian District 盐田区 Yántián Qū 440308 YTQ
Longhua District 龙华区 Lónghuá Qū 440309 LHA
Pingshan District 坪山区 Píngshān Qū 440310 PSG
Guangming District 光明区 Guāngmíng Qū 440311
Zhuhai city
珠海市
Zhūhǎi Shì
(4404 / ZUH)
Xiangzhou District 香洲区 Xiāngzhōu Qū 440402 XZQ
Doumen District 斗门区 Dǒumén Qū 440403 DOU
Jinwan District 金湾区 Jīnwān Qū 440404 JNW
Shantou city
汕头市
Shàntóu Shì
(4405 / SWA)
Longhu District 龙湖区 Lónghú Qū 440507 LHH
Jinping District 金平区 Jīnpíng Qū 440511 JPQ
Haojiang District 濠江区 Háojiāng Qū 440512 HJI
Chaoyang District 潮阳区 Cháoyáng Qū 440513 CHY
Chaonan District 潮南区 Cháonán Qū 440514 CHN
Chenghai District 澄海区 Chénghǎi Qū 440515 CGH
Nan'ao County 南澳县 Nán'ào Xiàn 440523 NAN
Foshan city
佛山市
Fóshān Shì
(4406 / FOS)
Chancheng District 禅城区 Chánchéng Qū 440604 CHC
Nanhai District 南海区 Nánhǎi Qū 440605 NAH
Shunde District 顺德区 Shùndé Qū 440606 SUD
Sanshui District 三水区 Sānshuǐ Qū 440607 SJQ
Gaoming District 高明区 Gāomíng Qū 440608 GOM
Jiangmen city
江门市
Jiāngmén Shì
(4407 / JMN)
Pengjiang District 蓬江区 Péngjiāng Qū 440703 PJJ
Jianghai District 江海区 Jiānghǎi Qū 440704 JHI
Xinhui District 新会区 Xīnhuì Qū 440705 XIN
Taishan city 台山市 Táishān Shì 440781 TSS
Kaiping city 开平市 Kāipíng Shì 440783 KPS
Heshan city 鹤山市 Hèshān Shì 440784 HES
Enping city 恩平市 Ēnpíng Shì 440785 ENP
Zhanjiang city
湛江市
Zhànjiāng Shì
(4408 / ZHA)
Chikan District 赤坎区 Chìkǎn Qū 440802 CKQ
Xiashan District 霞山区 Xiáshān Qū 440803 XAS
Potou District 坡头区 Pōtóu Qū 440804 PTU
Mazhang District 麻章区 Mázhāng Qū 440811 MZQ
Suixi County 遂溪县 Suíxī Xiàn 440823 SXI
Xuwen County 徐闻县 Xúwén Xiàn 440825 XWN
Lianjiang city 廉江市 Liánjiāng Shì 440881 LJS
Leizhou city 雷州市 Léizhōu Shì 440882 LEZ
Wuchuan city 吴川市 Wúchuān Shì 440883 WCS
Maoming city
茂名市
Màomíng Shì
(4409 / MMI)
Maonan District 茂南区 Màonán Qū 440902 MNQ
Dianbai District 电白区 Diànbái Qū 440904 DBD
Gaozhou city 高州市 Gāozhōu Shì 440981 GZO
Huazhou city 化州市 Huàzhōu Shì 440982 HZY
Xinyi city 信宜市 Xìnyí Shì 440983 XYY
Zhaoqing city
肇庆市
Zhàoqìng Shì
(4412 / ZQG)
Duanzhou District 端州区 Duānzhōu Qū 441202 DZQ
Dinghu District 鼎湖区 Dǐnghú Qū 441203 DGH
Gaoyao District 高要区 Gāoyào Qū 441204 GYG
Guangning County 广宁县 Guǎngníng Xiàn 441223 GNG
Huaiji County 怀集县 Huáijí Xiàn 441224 HJX
Fengkai County 封开县 Fēngkāi Xiàn 441225 FKX
Deqing County 德庆县 Déqìng Xiàn 441226 DQY
Sihui city 四会市 Sìhuì Shì 441284 SHI
Huizhou city
惠州市
Huìzhōu Shì
(4413 / HUI)
Huicheng District 惠城区 Huìchéng Qū 441302 HCQ
Huiyang District 惠阳区 Huìyáng Qū 441303 HUY
Boluo County 博罗县 Bóluó Xiàn 441322 BOL
Huidong County 惠东县 Huìdōng Xiàn 441323 HID
Longmen County 龙门县 Lóngmén Xiàn 441324 LMN
Meizhou city
梅州市
Méizhōu Shì
(4414 / MXZ)
Meijiang District 梅江区 Méijiāng Qū 441402 MJQ
Meixian District 梅县区 Méixiàn Qū 441403 MXN
Dabu County 大埔县 Dàbù Xiàn 441422 DBX
Fengshun County 丰顺县 Fēngshùn Xiàn 441423 FES
Wuhua County 五华县 Wǔhuá Xiàn 441424 WHY
Pingyuan County 平远县 Píngyuǎn Xiàn 441426 PYY
Jiaoling County 蕉岭县 Jiāolǐng Xiàn 441427 JOL
Xingning city 兴宁市 Xīngníng Shì 441481 XNG
Shanwei city
汕尾市
Shànwěi Shì
(4415 / SWE)
Chengqu District[b][c] 城区 Chéngqū 441502 CQS
Haifeng County 海丰县 Hǎifēng Xiàn 441521 HIF
Luhe County 陆河县 Lùhé Xiàn 441523 LHY
Lufeng city 陆丰市 Lùfēng Shì 441581 LUF
Heyuan city
河源市
Héyuán Shì
(4416 / HEY)
Yuancheng District 源城区 Yuánchéng Qū 441602 YCQ
Zijin County 紫金县 Zǐjīn Xiàn 441621 ZJY
Lungchuan County 龙川县 Lóngchuān Xiàn 441622 LCY
Lianping County 连平县 Liánpíng Xiàn 441623 LNP
Heping County 和平县 Hépíng Xiàn 441624 HPY
Dongyuan County 东源县 Dōngyuán Xiàn 441625 DYN
Yangjiang city
阳江市
Yángjiāng Shì
(4417 / YJI)
Jiangcheng District 江城区 Jiāngchéng Qū 441702 JCQ
Yangdong District 阳东区 Yángdōng Qū 441704 YDA
Yangxi County 阳西县 Yángxī Xiàn 441721 YXY
Yangchun city 阳春市 Yángchūn Shì 441781 YCU
Qingyuan city
清远市
Qīngyuǎn Shì
(4418 / QYN)
Qingcheng District 清城区 Qīngchéng Qū 441802 QCQ
Qingxin District 清新区 Qīngxīn Qū 441803 QXB
Fogang County 佛冈县 Fógāng Xiàn 441821 FGY
Yangshan County 阳山县 Yángshān Xiàn 441823 YSN
Lianshan County[d] 连山县 Liánshān Xiàn 441825 LSZ
Liannan County[e] 连南县 Liánnán Xiàn 441826 LNN
Yingde city 英德市 Yīngdé Shì 441881 YDS
Lianzhou city 连州市 Liánzhōu Shì 441882 LZO
Dongguan city
东莞市
Dōngguǎn Shì
(4419 / DGG)
Chengqu District[f] 城区片区 Chéngqū Piànqū 441901 DGG
Songshanhu District[f] 松山湖片区 Sōngshānhú Piànqū
Dongbu District[f] 东部片区 Dōngbù Piànqū
Dongnan District[f] 东南片区 Dōngnán Piànqū
Binhai District[f] 滨海片区 Bīnhǎi Piànqū
Shuixiang District[f] 水乡片区 Shuǐxiāng Piànqū
Zhongshan city
中山市
Zhōngshān Shì
(4420 / ZSN)
Zhongxin District[g] 中心片区 Zhōngxīn Piànqū 442001 ZSN
Dongbu District[g] 东部片区 Dōngbù Piànqū
Xibei District[g] 西北片区 Xīběi Piànqū
Dongbei District[g] 东北片区 Dōngběi Piànqū
Nanbu District[g] 南部片区 Nánbù Piànq
Chaozhou city
潮州市
Cháozhōu Shì
(4451 / CZY)
Xiangqiao District 湘桥区 Xiāngqiáo Qū 445102 XQO
Chao'an District 潮安区 Cháo'ān Qū 445103 CAA
Raoping County 饶平县 Ràopíng Xiàn 445122 RPG
Jieyang city
揭阳市
Jiēyáng Shì
(4452 / JIY)
Rongcheng District 榕城区 Róngchéng Qū 445202 RCH
Jiedong District 揭东区 Jiēdōng Qū 445203 JDA
Jiexi County 揭西县 Jiēxī Xiàn 445222 JEX
Huilai County 惠来县 Huìlái Xiàn 445224 HLY
Puning city 普宁市 Pǔníng Shì 445281 PNG
Yunfu city
云浮市
Yúnfú Shì
(4453 / YFS)
Yuncheng District 云城区 Yúnchéng Qū 445302 YYF
Yun'an District 云安区 Yún'ān Qū 445303 YAG
Xinxing County 新兴县 Xīnxīng Xiàn 445321 XNX
Yunan County 郁南县 Yùnán Xiàn 445322 YNK
Luoding city 罗定市 Luódìng Shì 445381 LUO
  1. ^ Conventional name: Ruyuan Yao Autonomous County; Chinese: 乳源瑶族自治县; pinyin: Rǔyuán Yáozú Zìzhìxiàn
  2. ^ Official name registered by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
  3. ^ Pratas Island (Tungsha/Dongsha) and the Vereker Banks are claimed by the PRC as a part of Chengqu in Shanwei, but are part of Cijin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (ROC).
  4. ^ Conventional name: Lianshan Zhuang and Yao Autonomous County; Chinese: 连山壮族瑶族自治县; pinyin: Liánshān Zhuàngzú Yáozú Zìzhìxiàn
  5. ^ Conventional name: Liannan Yao Autonomous County; Chinese: 连南瑶族自治县; pinyin: Liánnán Yáozú Zìzhìxiàn
  6. ^ a b c d e f These districts within Dongguan are not formal administrative subdivisions recognized by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
  7. ^ a b c d e These districts within Zhongshan are not formal administrative subdivisions recognized by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.

Recent changes in administrative divisions

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 disestablished & established
Heshan County disestablished & 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) Civil Affairs 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) reorganized
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) disestablished & established
Mei County disestablished & 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) reorganized
1985-05-24 parts of Panyu County Tainhe District established
Fangcun District established
1985-09-05 Dongguan County Dongguan (CL-City) reorganized
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.) disestablished
↳ Baisha County ↳ Baisha County (Aut.) transferred & reorganized
↳ Changjiang County ↳ Changjiang County (Aut.) transferred & reorganized
↳ Ledong County ↳ Ledong County (Aut.) transferred & reorganized
↳ Lingshui County ↳ Lingshui County (Aut.) transferred & reorganized
↳ Baoting County ↳ Baoting County (Aut.) transferred & reorganized
↳ Qiongzhong County ↳ Qiongzhong County (Aut.) transferred & reorganized
↳ Dongfang County ↳ Dongfang County (Aut.) transferred & reorganized
parts of Hainan Prefecture (Aut.) Sanya (PL-City) city district established
↳ Sanya (CL-City) transferred
1988-01-07 Zhaoqing Prefecture Zhaoqing (PL-City) reorganized
Zhaoqing (CL-City) Duanzhou District disestablished & established
Dinghu District disestablished & established
Huiyang Prefecture Huizhou (PL-City) reorganized
Huizhou (CL-City) Huicheng District disestablished & established
parts of Guangzhou (PL-City) Huizhou (PL-City) transferred
↳ Longmen County ↳ Longmen County transferred
Meixian Prefecture Meizhou (PL-City) reorganized
Meizhou (CL-City) Meijiang District disestablished & established
Mei County disestablished & 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 disestablished & established
↳ Jiao District, Heyuan disestablished & 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 disestablished & established
↳ Yangdong District disestablished & established
↳ Yangxi County disestablished & established
↳ Yangchun County ↳ Yangchun County transferred
parts of Guangzhou (PL-City) Qingyuan (PL-City) established
↳ Qingyuan County ↳ Qingcheng District disestablished & established
↳ Qingjiao District disestablished & 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) disestablished
parts of Foshan (PL-City) Zhongshan (PL-City) city district established
↳ Zhongshan (CL-City) disestablished
1988-04-13 parts of Guangdong Province Hainan Province provincial established Civil Affairs 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 disestablished & 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 Civil Affairs [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 reorganized Civil Affairs [1991]19
1991-09-14 parts of Jiao District, Shantou Longhu District merged & established Civil Affairs [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 State Council [1991]84
↳ Chaozhou (CL-City) ↳ Xiangqiao District transferred & reorganized
↳ Chao'an County transferred & established
↳ Raoping County ↳ Raoping County transferred
parts of Shantou (PL-City) Jieyang (PL-City) established
↳ Jieyang County ↳ Rongcheng District transferred & reorganized
↳ 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) reorganized Civil Affairs [1992]32
1992-04-17 Taishan County Taishan (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1992]41
1992-05-18 Jiao District, Qingyuan Qingxin County reorganized Civil Affairs [1992]47
1992-05-20 Panyu County Panyu (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1992]49
1992-09-02 Nanhai County Nanhai (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1992]98
1992-09-03 Yunfu County Yunfu (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1992]99
1992-10-08 Xinhui County Xinhui (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1992]112
1992-11-11 Bao'an County Bao'an District disestablished & established Civil Affairs [1992]140
Longgang District disestablished & established
1993-01-05 Kaiping County Kaiping (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1993]1
1993-03-29 Sanshui County Sanshui (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1993]68
1993-04-06 Puning County Puning (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1993]71
1993-04-08 Luoding County Luoding (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1993]72
1993-04-09 Chaoyang County Chaoyang (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1993]78
1993-06-08 Gaozhou County Gaozhou (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1993]126
1993-06-18 Hua County Huadu (CL-City) reorganized
1993-09-28 Gaoyao County Gaoyao (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1993]190
1993-11-08 Heshan County Heshan (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1993]208
Jiao District, Heyuan Dongyuan County reorganized Civil Affairs [1993]209
1993-11-25 Sihui County Sihui (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1993]236
1993-12-08 Zengcheng County Zengcheng (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1993]239
1993-12-10 Lianjiang County Lianjiang (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1993]241
1994-01-12 Yingde County Yingde (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1994]3
1994-02-28 Enping County Enping (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1994]33
1994-03-26 Conghua County Conghua (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1994]48
1994-04-05 parts of Zhaoqing (PL-City) Yunfu (PL-City) established State Council [1994]24
↳ Yunfu (CL-City) ↳ Yuncheng District transferred & reorganized
↳ 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) reorganized Civil Affairs [1994]56
Gaoming County Gaoming (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1994]57
1994-04-22 Lian County Lianzhou (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1994]59
1994-04-25 parts of Chaoyang (CL-City) Hepu District established State Council [1994]35
1994-04-26 Haikang County Leizhou (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1994]64
1994-04-28 Lechang County Lechang (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1994]66
1994-05-05 Yangchun County Yangchun (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1994]67
1994-05-06 Huiyang County Huiyang (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1994]68
1994-05-26 Wuchuan County Wuchuan (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1994]84
1994-06-06 Xingning County Xingning (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1994]89
1994-07-04 Huazhou County Huazhou (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1994]95
1994-08-10 Cheng District, Jiangmen Jianghai District renamed Civil Affairs [1994]119
1994-10-10 Jiao District, Zhanjiang Mazhang District renamed
1995-01-19 Lufeng County Lufeng (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1995]5
1995-09-11 Xinyi County Xinyi (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1995]62
1996-01-09 parts of Yuncheng District Yun'an County established Civil Affairs [1996]1
1996-06-17 Nanxiong County Nanxiong (CL-City) reorganized Civil Affairs [1996]46
1997-10-21 parts of Luohu District Yantian District established State Council [1997]97
2000-05-21 Panyu (CL-City) Panyu District reorganized State Council [2000]44
Huadu (CL-City) Huadu District reorganized
2001-01-22 parts of Dianbai County Maogang District established State Council [2001]11
2001-04-04 Doumen County Doumen District reorganized State Council [2001]35
parts of Doumen County Jinwan District established
parts of Xiangzhou District established
2002-06-22 Xinhui (CL-City) Xinhui District reorganized State Council [2002]56
2002-12-08 Cheng District, Foshan Chancheng District renamed State Council [2002]109
Shiwan District merged & established
Nanhai (CL-City) Nanhai District reorganized
Shunde (CL-City) Shunde District reorganized
Sanshui (CL-City) Sanshui District reorganized
Gaoming (CL-City) Gaoming District reorganized
2003-01-29 Shengping District Jinping District merged & established State Council [2003]11
Jinyuan District merged & established
Hepu District Haojiang District merged & established
Dahao District merged & established
Chaoyang (CL-City) Chaoyang District reorganized
Chaonan District established
Chenghai (CL-City) Chenghai District reorganized
2003-03-06 Huiyang (CL-City) Huiyang District reorganized State Council [2003]36
2004-05-29 Qujiang County Qujiang District reorganized State Council [2004]40
Beijiang District merged into
2005-04-28 Dongshan District Yuexiu District merged into State Council [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 reorganized State Council [2012]192
2012-12-17 Jiedong County Jiedong District reorganized State Council [2012]207
2013-06-28 Chao'an County Chao'an District reorganized State Council [2013]74
2013-10-18 Mei County Meixian District reorganized State Council [2013]113
2014-01-25 Luogang District Huangpu District merged into State Council [2014]11
Conghua (CL-City) Conghua District reorganized
Zengcheng (CL-City) Zengcheng District reorganized
Dianbai County Dianbai District reorganized State Council [2014]12
Maogang District merged into
2014-09-09 Yun'an County Yun'an District reorganized State Council [2014]120
2014-10-20 Yangdong County Yangdong District reorganized State Council [2014]141
2015-04-29 Gaoyao (CL-City) Gaoyao District reorganized State Council [2015]76
2016-09-14 parts of Bao'an District Longhua District established State Council [2016]155
parts of Longgang District Pingshan District established
2018-02-09 parts of Bao'an District Guangming District established State Council [2018]25

Population composition

Prefectures

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

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 303,824
Xiashan Zhanjiang 487,093
Potou Zhanjiang 333,239
Mazhang Zhanjiang 487,712
Suixi Zhanjiang 886,452
Xuwen Zhanjiang 698,474
Lianjiang Zhanjiang 1,443,099
Leizhou Zhanjiang 1,427,664
Wuchuan Zhanjiang 927,275
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 (disestablished) Maoming 396,781

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