Nansha District

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Not to be confused with Nanshan District, Shenzhen.
For the state-level new area, see Nansha New Area.
Nansha
南沙区
District
Humen Bridge between Nansha New Area and Humen
Humen Bridge between Nansha New Area and Humen
  Nansha in Guangzhou
  Nansha in Guangzhou
Coordinates: 22°50′18″N 113°36′30″E / 22.83833°N 113.60833°E / 22.83833; 113.60833Coordinates: 22°50′18″N 113°36′30″E / 22.83833°N 113.60833°E / 22.83833; 113.60833
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Sub-provincial city Guangzhou
Area
 • Total 803 km2 (310 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 260,000
 • Density 320/km2 (840/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 020
Website http://www.gzns.gov.cn/
Nansha District
Simplified Chinese 南沙区
Traditional Chinese 南沙區
Canton Romanization nam4 sa1 kêu1
Hanyu Pinyin Nánshā Qū
Alternative Chinese name
Chinese 南沙
Canton Romanization nam4 sa1
Hanyu Pinyin Nánshā
Literal meaning south sands
Nansha Sunflowers Garden

Nansha District, is a district of Guangzhou, China. Port of Guangzhou is located within the southern portion of the new area.

The Nansha Technology Development Zone was carved out of Panyu District in 1993. In 2005 it was named Nansha District. In September 2012, Nansha was designated a State-level New Area (国家级新区) as Nansha New Area the sixth such area.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Canton Romanization
Nansha Subdistrict 南沙街道 Nánshā Jiēdào nam4 sa1 gai1 dou6
Zhujiang Subdistrict 珠江街道 Zhūjiāng Jiēdào ju1 gong1 gai1 dou6
Longxue Subdistrict 龙穴街道 Lóngxué Jiēdào lung4 yud6 gai1 dou6
Huangge Town 黄阁镇 Huánggé Zhèn wong4 gog3 zen3
Wanqingsha Town 万顷沙镇 Wànqǐngshā Zhèn man6 king2 sa1 zen3
Hengli Town 横沥镇 Hénglì Zhèn wang4 lig6 zen3
Dongchong Town 东涌镇 Dōngchōng Zhèn dung1 chung1 zen3
Dagang Town 大岗镇 Dàgǎng Zhèn dai6 gong1 zen3
Lanhe Town 榄核镇 Lǎnhé Zhèn lam5 hed6 zen3

Transportation[edit]

Metro[edit]

Nansha is currently served by one metro line operated by Guangzhou Metro:

References[edit]

  1. ^ China Daily Nansha New Area launched Updated: 2012-09-13 14:56 "China has mapped out a new State-level development zone in South China's Guangdong province, the Shanghai Securities News reported on Wednesday. As the country's sixth State-level New Area, the Nansha New Area is expected to get national support from a series of preferential policies and innovation reforms on tax policy, land management, financial innovation and industrial development. The other zones are in Shanghai, Tianjin and Chongqing, as well as Zhejiang and Gansu provinces."

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