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Profile of Nanming

Updated: 2023-02-02


Nanming district is located in Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province. [Photo/CFP]

Nanming district is one of the central urban areas of Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, covering a total area of 209.34 square kilometers. It manages four townships and 18 sub-district offices.

According to statistics from 2019, the permanent population is 907,700, and the registered population is 624,000.

The district's average altitude is 1,260 meters, and the average annual sunshine time is 1,354 hours, making it one of the cities with the lowest ultraviolet radiation level in the world.

Location and transportation

Nanming is a notable hub of China's western region and has convenient access to both Guangdong province and Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.

Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport is located in the district and has opened more than 60 routes connecting to domestic and overseas destinations. The airport has an annual passenger throughput of 15 million.

Guiyang Railway Station, Guiyang South Railway Station and Guiyang East Railway Station are all located in the district.

Nanming has formed a three-dimensional transportation network comprised of aviation, railway and highway infrastructure.

Economic development

In 2022, the GDP of Nanming district in Guiyang, the capital city of Southwest China's Guizhou province, hit 100.54 billion yuan ($14.36 billion), a year-on-year increase of 0.9 percent.

In terms of Nanming-based industries, the added value of the district's primary industry was 129 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 3.8 percent; the added value of its secondary industry came in at 33.710 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 5.9 percent; and its tertiary industry reached 66.70 billion yuan, a decrease of 1.7 percent compared with that in 2021.


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