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Profile of Yazhou district

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

Yazhou ancient town. [Photo/VCG]

Yazhou district is located in Western Sanya, 45 kilometers from the city's downtown area and 28 km from its Sanya Phoenix International Airport.

The district has an area of 383.25 square km, with a coast line of 50.47 km. It contains 32 village clusters, 88 villages, and a population of 160,000 which includes 30,000 people of minority ethnicity, most of whom are Li.

Yazhou district is home to many key projects such as a creative industrial park, a central fishing port, the Nanshan freight port and the Nanshan cultural tourism zone, which is a vital center of Sanya's resources and energy as well as an important engine for the exploration of industries in Western Sanya.

Yazhou district's annual GDP for 2022 is expected to reach 11.98 billion yuan ($1.75 billion), increasing by 5.4 percent year-on-year, while its general public budget revenue is projected to be 1.3 billion yuan, an increase of 10 percent. Its fixed assets investment reached 23.7 billion yuan, seeing a year-on-year increase of 14.6 percent in 2022, while the per capita disposable income of its urban and rural permanent residents was 43,755 yuan and 21,426 yuan respectively, an increase of 1.8 percent and 2.5 percent year-on-year.

An aerial view of Yazhou Bay Science and Technology City. [Photo/VCG]

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