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Lianjiang (postal: Limkong; Chinese: 廉江) is a county-level city in the municipal region of Zhanjiang, Guangdong.

Lianjiang

廉江市

Limkong; Lienchiang
Skyline of Lianjiang
Lianjiang is located in Guangdong
Lianjiang
Lianjiang
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 21°44′N 110°17′E / 21.733°N 110.283°E / 21.733; 110.283Coordinates: 21°44′N 110°17′E / 21.733°N 110.283°E / 21.733; 110.283
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityZhanjiang
Area
 • Total2,835 km2 (1,095 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
1,476,200
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Lianjiang lies in the north of the Leizhou Peninsula and faces Beibu Gulf to the southwest. The city is bordered on the east by Maoming Municipality (茂名市); on the south by Wuchuan City (吴川市), Potou District (坡头区) and Suixi County (遂溪县), all in Zhanjiang; on the west by Anpugang Harbour (安铺港, part of the Gulf of Tonkin) and Beihai, in Guangxi Province; and on the north by Yulin. The city lies 48 kilometers north of the city of Zhanjiang.

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AdministrationEdit

The city executive, legislature and judiciary are in Liancheng Town (廉城镇), together with the CPC and PSB branches.

EducationEdit

By the end of 2009 there are 577 schools, colleges and universities in Lianjiang with 312,000 students.

Tertiary education institutions include the Guangdong Institute of Arts and Sciences.

ClimateEdit

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