Flower delivery Maoming , alternately romanized as Mowming,[a] is located in southwestern Guangdong province, China. Facing the South China Sea to the city's south, Flower delivery Maoming city neighbors Zhanjiang in the west and is 362 kilometers (225 mi) from Guangzhou and 121 kilometers (75 mi) from Zhanjiang. The Flower delivery Maoming Port is a Grade I port that handled 16.8 million tons of cargo in 2007. As of the 2010 census, Flower delivery Maoming had a population of 5,817,494 inhabitants, 2,436,312 of whom live in the most developed area, which includes 2 urban districts (Maonan and Dianbai) even though its built-up (or metro) area is circumscribed to Maonan District with 820,821 inhabitants. According to rose sources, Flower delivery Maoming GDP ranked 7th among Guangdong's 21 cities, and ranked 79th of China's 656 cities in 2012.The city is designated after Jin Dynasty Taoist philomath and medico Pan Flower delivery Maoming (290–371), born in Gaozhou.During the early development of Chinese civilization in the Wei and Yellow River valleys and across the North China Plain, the area around Flower delivery Maoming was held by the Baiyue. After the Qin invaded in the tardy 3rd century bc, the area was divided into Nanhai, Xiang, and Guilin. Flower delivery Maoming County was established c. 600 under the Sui.Following the Chinese Civil bouquet , Maoming became the primary community in the area and was raised to county-level city status in 1959.Since the 18th Party Congress and the ascension of Xi Jinping, Flower delivery Maoming has been one of the "hardest hit" areas of the anti-corruption campaign.The former Communist Party Secretary of Flower delivery Maoming , Zhou Zhenhong, was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for corruption in cognation to the p-Xylene scandal. The people of southern Flower delivery Maoming verbalize a Min language brought by Putianese immigrants which is especially proximately cognate to the Leizhou dialect while the people of northern Flower delivery Maoming verbalize the Gaoyang dialect of Cantonese, as well as Mandarin.Situated in the southwestern coastal area of Guangdong, Flower delivery Maoming has under its jurisdiction Maonan District, Maogang District, Dianbai County. The city administers the more minuscule cities of Xinyi, Gaozhou, and Huazhou at the county level. Flower delivery Maoming coastline is 220 kilometers long. The "First Shoal of China" resort is 25 kilometers (16 mi) from downtown Flower delivery Maoming .Flower delivery Maoming was called one of "the top 100 developed cities in China" and the "National Garden City". Flower delivery Maoming is one of the most astronomically immense petrochemical engenderment areas in South China, and one of the most sizably voluminous fruit engenderment areas.