Dapeng New District

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Dapeng
大鹏新区
New District
Dapeng Fortress
Dapeng Fortress
Dapeng (highlighted in brown) in Shenzhen
Dapeng (highlighted in brown) in Shenzhen
Country China
Region Shenzhen
Area
 • Total 294 km2 (114 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 180,000
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website http://www.dpxq.gov.cn/
Dapeng New District
Simplified Chinese 大鹏新区
Traditional Chinese 大鵬新區
Canton Romanization dai6 pang4 sen1 kêu1
Hanyu Pinyin Dàpéng Xīn Qū
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 大鹏
Traditional Chinese 大鵬
Canton Romanization dai6 pang4
Hanyu Pinyin Dàpéng

Dapeng New District (Dapenghua IPA: [tʰaj pʰuŋ sɐn kʰy:]) is an administrative area under the jurisdiction of the Longgang District in Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province of China. It has a land area of 294.18 square kilometres (113.58 sq mi), a coastline of 133.22 kilometres (82.78 mi) and a total population of about 180,000. The district was created on 30 December 2011 with its administration center located on 5 Dapeng Street, Zhongshan Road.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The jurisdiction of Dapeng New District includes all of the Dapeng Peninsula, formerly divided into the three subdistricts of Dapeng, Kuichong and Nanao, with a total of 25 neighborhoods.

Travel[edit]

Dapeng New District's coastline features beaches, islands, reefs, sea cliffs, caves, bridges, columns and other maritime landforms. It has been proclaimed the most beautiful coastal scenery in Guangdong, and is known as the Pearl of Shenzhen and Oriental Hawaii.[who?] The Nanao coastal area is popular with tourists as well as local fishermen while the two islands of Sanmen and Laishi consist of aboriginal scenery. Local scenic attraction Xichong is also located in the district being noted for its undeveloped beach.

Produce[edit]

Dapeng is rich in fresh seafood, especially in Dapeng Bay known for its all year round availability of seafood.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hong Kong Government. "Shenzhen to develop two new zones". Retrieved 31 January 2012. 

Coordinates: 22°35′49″N 114°28′30″E / 22.5969°N 114.4749°E / 22.5969; 114.4749