Yangjiang

Yangjiang

Yangjiang, formerly romanized as Yeungkong,[a] is a prefecture-level city in southwestern Guangdong Province in the People's Republic of China. It borders Maoming to the west, Yunfu to the north, Jiangmen to the east, and looks out to the South China Sea to the south. The local dialect is the Gaoyang dialect, a branch of Cantonese. During the 2010 census, its population was 2,421,748 inhabitants of whom 1,119,619 lived in the built-up (or metro) and largely urbanized area comprising Jiangcheng District and Yangdong County.

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