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Area : 236,700 km2 Agriculture : bananas, cotton, indigo, lemons, litchis, maize, mandarin oranges, papayas, peanuts, pears, pomelos, ramie, rice, sesame, sweet potatoes, tangerines, tea, tobacco, water chestnuts, wheat Regional government office address : 1 Minyue Road, Nanning
Capital and Largest City : Nanning Animal products : butterfish, eggs, grouper, oyster, pearl, leather, red coat fish, red snapper, shrimp, shellfish, silk cocoons, Spanish mackerel, squid Telephone : (86)(771)280-7778
English meaning of name : Western Expanse Foreign direct investment (2003) : US$456 million Website (Chinese) : www.gxi.gov.cn
Major Nationalities (2000) : Han 62%, Zhuang 32%, Yao 3%, Miao 1%, Dong 0.7%, Gelao 0.4% GDP (2002) : 245.5 billion yuan Website (English) : not available
Organization : 14 prefectures; 109 counties; 1396 townships GDP per capita : 5092 yuan Transportation
Population (2002) : 48,220,000 Industry : building materials, cement, chemicals, dyes, energy, flour, handicrafts, iron, leather, machinery, matches, nonferrous metals, paper, pharmaceuticals, pine resin, sandarac gum, silk, steel, sugar, textiles Airports : Guilin Liangjiang International Airport (KWL), Nanning Wuxu International Airport (NNG), Beihai Airport (BHY), Liuzhou Airport (LZH), Wuzhou Airport (WUZ)
Population density : 204/km2 List of desired foreign investment projects : http://www.china.org.cn/english
Highways/railroads : 51,378 km of highways including 1011 km of expressways; three major rail lines and numerous feeder lines connect inland areas with Guangxi's three major ports
Weather : hot, wet summers; warm, dry winters Mineral resources : aluminum, antimony, manganese, silver, talcum, tin, tungsten, vanadium Major seaports : Fangcheng, Beihai, Qinzhou; Nanning and Wuzhou are accessible by river

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