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.

Administration[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

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

Economy[edit]

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).

Transportation[edit]

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

Culture and Tourism[edit]

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