Xiachuan Island

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Xiachuan Island (下川岛 pinyin Xiàchuāndǎo) is an island of the South China Sea, on the southern coast of China, part of the Guangdong province.


Administratively, Xiachuan Town (下川镇 pinyin Xiàchuānzhèn) is one of the 20 towns of Taishan.


The island is located near the larger Shangchuan Island, which lies East of Xiachuan.


Shangchuan and Xiachuan have been established as a Tourism Open Integrated Experimental Zones (旅游开发综合试验区 pinyin lǚyóu kāifā zōnghé shìyàn qū).


Xiachuan Island is linked from the mainland by ferry. There is also ferry service between Xiachaun and its sister island Shangchuan Island.

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Coordinates: 21°39′N 112°36′E / 21.650°N 112.600°E / 21.650; 112.600