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A city integrated into Peal River Delta and linking the Grand Southwest China;
A city with considerable vigorous and full of business opportunities.
With 324 National Highway running through the whole municipality, cement-paved roads are accessible to each single township and village. Guangzhou-Wuzhou Expressway linking Guangdong and Guangxi is also connected to Yunfu which will further be united with Yulin and Wuzhou in Guangxi as well as the expressway network in southwest China. Sanshui-Maoming Railway also passes the whole municipality, which will be eventually linked to Luoyang-Zhanjiang Railway in 2008. The Xijiang River has 100 kilometers of waterway, enabling direct cargo freight to Hong Kong.
There are 52 discovered minerals, 23 with proved reserves are being mined, of which metallic minerals include: gold, silver, copper, iron, tin, lead, zinc and manganese; nonmetallic minerals include: sillimanite, dolomite, marble, granite, barite, talc, kaolin, limestone, clay, rammell, potassium feldspar, mineral water, subterranean heat and rare minerals, etc. By the end of 2002, there were totally 254 certified mines throughout the city.
Situated in the subtropical zone, Yunfu enjoys fine weathers al the year round, characterized by mild air temperatures, plentiful rainfall and sunshine, with an annual average temperature of 22 C, annual average rainfall of 1,670.5mm and annual average sunshine hours of 1,418. The time-space distribution of rainfall is uneven in a year. It is overcast and less rainfall in spring, hot, rainy and more thunderstorms in summer, cool in autumn, dry and more sunshine as well as less rainfall in winter.