Wanning

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Wanning
万宁市
County-level city
Wanning is located in Hainan
Wanning
Wanning
Location of the city centre in Hainan
Coordinates: 18°47′0″N 110°23′0″E / 18.78333°N 110.38333°E / 18.78333; 110.38333
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hainan
Time zone China standard time (UTC+8)

Wanning (Chinese Postal Map Romanisation: Manning; simplified Chinese: 万宁; traditional Chinese: 萬寧; pinyin: Wànníng; literally: "ten thousand peace") is a county-level city in the southeast of Hainan Province, People's Republic of China, with an estimated population of 65,871 (2006).

History[edit]

Wanning lies on the east of the island and administers many small towns. It was promoted from a county to a city on August 5, 1996.

Agriculture[edit]

The city of Wanning produces coffee, black pepper, rubber, rice, banana, sugarcane, and others.

Industry[edit]

Tourism plays a vital role in the city. Famous for its tropical scenery, Wanning lies approximately half an hour's drive from the beach, and has several five-star hotels.

Climate[edit]

Wanning is hot throughout the year. At times it can become cold with temperatures between 5 and 8 degrees Celsius.

Coordinates: 18°48′N 110°24′E / 18.800°N 110.400°E / 18.800; 110.400