Guangzhou to Hong Kong Train 广州-香港


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''Video of a train ride from my recent trip to China-- this was the "high speed" train from Guangzhou to Hong Kong. Midway through the video you can see the DMZ with fences, cameras, and security checkpoints between mainland China and Hong Kong.''


Credit: Rob (rklingberg)


Guangzhou 广州 pinyin: Guǎngzhōu; also known as Canton (which was first romanized from the Cantonese pronunciation of Guangdong by the Portuguese) and also known as Kwangchow, is a sub-provincial city and the capital of Guangdong Province in the southern part of the People's Republic of China. It is a port on the Pearl River, navigable to the South China Sea, and is located about 120 km (75 miles) northwest of Hong Kong.

北江Běi jiāngBeijiang River
东江Dōng jiāngDongjiang River
广东省Guǎng dōng shěngGuangdong province (Kwangtung) in south China, abbr. 粤, capital Guangzhou 廣州|广州
广州Guǎng zhōusee 广州市[Guang3 zhou1 shi4]
广州市Guǎng zhōu shìGuangzhou subprovincial city and capital of Guangdong / Canton
港澳Gǎng ÀoHong Kong 香港 and Macao 澳门
南大Nán dàNanjing University, NJU / abbr. for 南京大学[Nan2 jing1 da4 xue2]
南海Nán hǎiSouth China Sea
番禺Pān yúPanyu district of Guangzhou city 廣州市|广州市[Guang3 zhou1 shi4], Guangdong / Panyu county in Guangdong province
丝绸之路Sī chóu Zhī lùthe Silk Road
西江Xī jiāngXijiang River
中国Zhōng guóChina / Middle Kingdom
中国海Zhōng guó HǎiChina Sea
中国历史Zhōng guó lì shǐChinese history
中华人民共和国Zhōng huá Rén mín Gòng hé guóThe People's Republic of China
珠江Zhū jiāngPearl River (Guangdong)
珠江三角洲Zhū jiāng sān jiǎo zhōuPearl River Delta (PRD)
别称bié chēnganother name / alternative name
濒临bīn línon the verge of / close to
称为chēng wéicalled / to call sth (by a name) / to name
对外duì wàiexternal / foreign / pertaining to external or foreign (affairs)
地处dì chǔto be located at / to be situated in
地理位置dì lǐ wèi zhigeographical location
副省级城市fù shěng jí chéng shìsubprovincial city (having independent economic status within a province)
港口城市gǎng kǒu chéng shìport city
汇合huì héconfluence / to converge / to join / to fuse / fusion
huòmaybe / perhaps / might / possibly / or
海上hǎi shàngmaritime
旧称jiù chēngold term / old way of referring to sth
交通枢纽jiāo tōng shū niǔtraffic hub
简称jiǎn chēngabbreviation
科教kē jiàoscience education / popular science
名城míng chéngfamous city
毗邻pí línbordering / adjacent to
起点qǐ diǎnstarting point
入海口rù hǎi kǒuestuary
水道shuǐ dàoaqueduct / sewer
shěngto save / to economize / to do without / to omit / to leave out / province / CL:个[ge4]
xǐngintrospection / to examine oneself critically / awareness / to visit (an elderly relative)
省城shěng chénga provincial capital
省会shěng huìprovincial capital
suìear of grain
Suìabbreviation of 廣州|广州[Guang3 zhou1]
特大tè dàexceptionally big
通商口岸tōng shāng kǒu àntreaty port, forced on Qing China by the 19th century Great Powers
xiānimmortal
xíngmodel / type (e.g. blood type)
yuáncause / reason / karma / fate / predestined affinity / margin / hem / edge / along
yuánwall
yángsheep / CL:头[tou2], 只[zhi1]
Yángsurname Yang
also
最大zuì dàbiggest / largest / maximum
在此zài cǐhereto / here
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