Guilin (Chinese 桂林市, Pinyin shì Guilin; Zhuang Gveilinz Si; older spelling: Kweilin) ​​is a prefecture-level city in China. Guilin is located in the northeast of the autonomous region of Guangxi Zhuang in southeast China mean Chinese on the banks of the Li Jiang (Li River) .The characters of the name Guilin "City of Osmanthus Forest"; The name refers to the large number of osmanthus trees in the city. The city is built in an impressive landscape between hills.