Guangzhou is the capital of Guangdong Province in southern China. It is also one of the most populous cities in the world, with a population of more than 13 million. The city is located on the Pearl River and is known for its skyscrapers and busy street life. Guangzhou is a major transportation hub and is home to the main railway station and international airport in the region. The city is also a major commercial and manufacturing center and is a leading exporter of textiles and electronics.