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Profile of Jiyang district

Print english.sanya.gov.cn Updated: 2021-03-23

Jiyang district was officially established on Jan 2, 2015, with an area of 371.9 square kilometers. It is a transportation hub located in eastern Sanya connecting the eastern, middle, and northern parts of Hainan Island. It is also the city's political, economic, and cultural center.


The district has mainly developed its tourism and real estate industries. There are not only traditional tourism destinations like Yalong Bay, Dadonghai Bay, and Luhuitou Park, but also new tourism attractions like Qianguqing, a tropical forest park, Yalongwan International Rose Valley, and Volvo Ocean Race Sailing Base.


The district strives to accelerate the optimization and upgrading of the tourism industry structure, guiding and supporting the tourism industry to combine with other industries, such as beautiful village construction, agriculture, healthcare, conferences and exhibitions, education, as well as culture.

In 2020, the annual GDP of Jiyang district reached 27.59 billion yuan ($4.2 billion), with a year-on-year growth of 3.5 percent. The per capita disposable income of its urban and rural residents reached 41,043 yuan and 19,010 yuan, increasing 3.4 percent and 8.2 percent respectively.

Yalong Bay in Jiyang district, Sanya. [Photo/ylb.com]

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