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Guan Gong

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The statue and shrine of Guan Gong on the hill overlooking Guantancun, Panyu, Guangzhou, China. Guan Gong was a General who lived in China during the Three Kingdoms period, 220-280AD. Well known for this integrity, and bravery, he was respected for his loyalty and righteousness. Chinese Buddhists regard him as Sangharama Bodhisattva. There are many other statues and shrines to Guan Gong, or as he is also called, Guan Yu in China and a few other parts of Asia.

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Guangdong Province, referred to as "Yue ", the provincial capital Guangzhou, the jurisdiction of cities in 21 provinces, including two deputy provincial cities
(Guangzhou, Shenzhen), prefecture-level cities 19. Formerly Kwangtung, Canton, is Pinyin GuǎngDōng. Guangdong is the southern coast of mainland China, a province located south of Nanling, the South China Sea, Hong Kong and Macao, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi and Fujian border, and Hainan across the sea. It is a Han Chinese as the main provinces, the country's 56 ethnic groups are distributed in the province. Guangdong customs and in language, history and culture, have a unique aspect, the internal department has three people, and northern China are very different. Guangdong GDP value has surpassed Taiwan as China's most economically developed provinces in the most open culture.

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