This is a list of prisons and detention centres within Guangdong province of the People's Republic of China.


Name Enterprise name City/County/District Village/Town Established Notes
Beijiang Prison Huanggang Cement Plant 1951 Prison has set detention facilities at Huanggang, Shanjiao, and Shichang, with 15 prison sections
Dongguan Prison Dongguan Shilong 1988 Formerly known as Xinzhou Prison, began imprisoning foreigners in 1989. They are mainly from South East Asian countries, including Indonesia and Malaysia. Others are from African countries such as Ghana and Nigeria. Inmates from Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau are also housed here.
Foshan Prison Fuwan Xijiang Manganese Mine Gaoming District, Foshan Fuwan 1958 Originally called Xijiang Mengjiang Laogai Farm
Gaoming Prison Xi'an Farm 1957 Since the time of the prison's establishment, it has housed nearly 20,000 prisoners (information may be outdated). Has 13 prison sections.
Guangzhou Prison Liwan District 1980 Has ten prison sections
Huaiji Prison Wentang Farm Huaiji County, Zhaoqing Wentang 1978 Resulted from the merger of two prisons, one of them having been established in 1962; holds 4,000 prisoners
Jiangmen Prison Yingding Tea Factory; Minhai Clothing Factory Jiangmen Heshan, Guangdong 1951 Large-scale prison, was put under management of highest-level authorities of Jiangmen City Bureau of Justice
Jiaoling Prison Jiaoling County, Meizhou Guangfu 1963 By October 2003, the prison had held more than 69,540 prisoners
Jieyang Prison Clothing Factory Jiedong County Yujiao 1951 Only prison in Chaoshan area, originally known as Jieyang County Public Security Bureau Labor Reform Company; held the name Guangdong Dongjing Labor Reform Detachment from 1987 to 1995.
Lechang Prison Lechang 1951 Formerly known as Guangdong Prov. Changle County Laogai Section and Zhongshan Farm, among others.
Lianping Prison Lianping Prison Tea Manufacturing Plant Heyuan, Lianping County Zhongxin 1972 Covers 7 km², has 2 detention centres: Prison Detention Center and Yangtang Detention Center. Formerly called Huiyang Region Liantang Laogai Farm
Maoming Prison Huazhou Shitanchang 1952
Meizhou Prison Jiaying Machine Factory 1951
Panyu Prison Guangzhou Huijiang, Dashi, Panyu 1995 Has 15 prison sections
Pingshi Prison Luojiadu Coal Mine; Guangbei Tea Farm Lechang Pingshi Its predecessors were Shaoguan District Huanggang Coal Mine - Luojiadu Subsidiary Mine, and Prov. No. 1 Prison. The registered trademark of the tea products is Guangbei. In 1959, Shaoguan District Huanggang Coal Mine - Luojiadu Subsidiary Mine had the coal-mining areas Huangpu, Xiaoshui, Tiandou, and Juliangta.
Provincial Juvenile Offender Detachment Baiyun District, Guangzhou In 2002, 1,096 new prisoners; in 2003, 1,636 new prisoners. It has 4,000 prisoners, 40,000 juveniles in 50 years. It moved to Shijing in 1958.
Provincial Women's Prison Baiyun District, Guangzhou Zhuliao 2003 Detains nearly 5,000 prisoners. More than 4,000 prisoners were moved there from Shaoguan Prison on 6 February 2003
Qingyuan Prison Shanhe Sulphur Iron Mine Qingxin County, Qingyuan 1952
Shaoguan Prison Shaocheng Industrial Plant 1942 Particularly large prison, covers an area of 1175 km²; has 12 prison sections
Shenzhen Prison Longgang District, Shenzhen Tiantou, Pingshan, As of 30 May 2001, more than 1,300 prisoners had 10-year sentences
Sihui Prison Sihui City Jiguang tang Farm Sihui Jiguangtang Formerly called Jiguangtang Labor Reform Detachment and Dahuang Reeducation Through Labor, two detention facilities established in Luotang and Jiguang in 1995
Wujiang Prison Wujiang Farm; Car Repair Plant Huanggang 1954 Has 13 prison sections and includes Dongshan Labor Reform Company
Yangchun Prison Yangchun Songbai 1970 Since being rebuilt in 1970 to about 2008, has held a total of nearly 20,000 prisoners
Yangjiang Prison Yangdong County, Yangjiang Nalong 1959 Covers an area of about 13.3 km², used to be Zhanjiang Region Wenquan Farm, Zhanjiang Region Dongfanghong Cadre School, Provincial Wenquan Labor Reform Detachment, and Prov. Yangjiang Prison. Had about 4,000 prisoners in 2008
Yingde Prison Yingde Tea Farm Yingde Yunling 1952 Total area is 23 km²

Detention centres

Name Name in Simplified Chinese City/County/District Village/Town Established Notes
Baiyun District Detention Centre 白云区看守所 Baiyun District, Guangzhou
Bao'an District Detention Centre 宝安区看守所 Bao'an District, Shenzhen
Conghua District Detention Centre 从化区看守所 Conghua District, Guangzhou
Futian District Detention Centre 福田区拘留所 Futian District, Shenzhen
Guangzhou No. 1 Detention Centre 广州市第一看守所 Baiyun District, Guangzhou
Guangzhou No. 2 Detention Centre 广州市第二看守所 Zengcheng District, Guangzhou
Guangzhou No. 3 Detention Centre 广州市第三看守所 Baiyun District, Guangzhou
Guangzhou Port Detention Centre 广州港看守所 Huangpu District, Guangzhou
Haizhu District Detention Centre 海珠区看守所 Haizhu District, Guangzhou
Huadu District Detention Centre 花都区看守所 Huadu District, Guangzhou
Huangpu District Detention Centre 黄埔区看守所 Huangpu District, Guangzhou
Liwan District Detention Centre 荔湾区看守所 Liwan District, Guangzhou
Longgang District Detention Centre 龙岗区拘留所 Longgang District, Shenzhen
Luohu District Detention Centre 罗湖区拘留所 Luohu District, Shenzhen
Nansha District Detention Centre 南沙区看守所 Nansha District, Guangzhou
Nanshan District Detention Centre 南山区拘留所 Nanshan District, Shenzhen
Panyu District Detention Centre 番禺区看守所 Panyu District, Guangzhou
Shenzhen Municipal Detention Centre 深圳市拘留所 Nanshan District, Shenzhen
Tianhe District Detention Centre 天河区看守所 Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Yantian District Detention Centre 盐田区拘留所 Yantian District, Shenzhen
Yuexiu District Detention Centre 越秀区看守所 Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
Zengcheng District Detention Centre 增城区看守所 Zengcheng District, Guangzhou
Zhongshan Municipal Detention Centre Nanqu Subdistrict, Zhongshan Maling

See also