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General Introduction

Formerly a province Guangxi was set up as an autonomous region iii 1958. Situated on the southern border with the Beibu Bay of the South China Sea in the south, it covers an area of more than 230,000 square kilometers, of which 70 per cent are mountains, 20 per cent rivers and 10 per cent farmland. Rocky mountains make up more than two-thirds of the region's total area. Guangxi has a population of 34.7 million, of which 11 per cent live in the cities. The Zhuangs are the most numerous of China's minority nationalities, and it is in Guangxi that more than 90 per cent of them (11.6 million) live. Other nationalities of the region include the Hen (21.6 million), Yao, Miao, Dong, Mulam, Maonan, Hui, Kinh, Yi, Shut and Gelo.

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