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Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou, located in central Guizhou province, situated on the east of the Yungui Plateau, and on the north bank of the Nanming River, a branch of the Wu River. The total population is 1.3million, not until the founding of the People's Republic of China, thoroughfares and apartment blocks are interspersed with ramshackle wooden and stone dwellings (the latter found mainly outside of town).  It wasn't fully opened to foreign tourists until 1985. The city has an elevation of about 1,100 meters. It has an area of 8,034 square kilometer...