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Profile of Jiyang district

Print english.sanya.gov.cn Updated: 2023-03-17

Jiyang district was 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.

An aerial view of Sanya Luhuitou Park. [Photo/Sanya tourism promotion board]

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 2022, the GDP of Jiyang district reached 31.62 billion yuan ($4.6 billion), a decrease of 13 percent year-on-year. The district's investment in fixed assets was 17.06 billion. Its revenue in local governments' general public budgets was 1.2 billion yuan, down 9.55 percent. 

In 2022, the per capita disposable income of urban permanent residents was 43,801 yuan, down 2 percent, and that of the rural permanent residents was 21,459 yuan, up 4 percent.

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