Posted by Ron Young (126.96.36.199) on June 06, 2004 at 17:43:50:
In Reply to: Re: Re: Ong Wah posted by Doris Ray on June 05, 2004 at 22:10:51:
Hoy Ping (now Kaiping) was one of the 4 counties
in the hilly coast southwest of Canton (Guangzhou)
and west of Hong Kong,
who spoke a common dialect (Toisanese),
from which many Chinese emigrated.
It is now classified as a city.
For a map (in Chinese) see:
Click on the map to see more detailed maps.
I visited some hamlets there in 2000.
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