Yantian District

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Yantian
盐田区
District
Yantian Port
Yantian Port
Yantian District in Shenzhen
Yantian District in Shenzhen
Country China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture Shenzhen
Area
 • Total 72.63 km2 (28.04 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 218,700
 • Density 3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 0755
Website www.yantian.gov.cn

Yantian District (Chinese: 盐田区; pinyin: Yántián Qū) is one of the seven districts of the city of Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. It is adjacent to Shenzhen River to the south, and is surrounded by the Luohu and Longgang districts of Shenzhen. Until March 1998, Yantian was part of the Luohu District.

The size of Yantian district is about 72.63 km². It contains four subdistricts:

  • Meisha 梅沙
  • Yantian 盐田
  • Shatoujiao 沙头角
  • Haishan 海山

Located on Mirs Bay, Yantian is the location of some of Shenzhen's best-known tourist beaches, Dameisha and Xiaomeisha. Yantian Port is also located within the district.[1]

Economy[edit]

Industrial zone[edit]

The Shenzhen Yantiangang Free Trade Zone was set up and approved by the State Council on September 27, 1996 with a total area of 0.85 square kilometer. On August 16, 2004, the project of "zone-port interaction" was approved by the State Council between Yantian Port and the Shenzhen Yantiangang Free Trade Zone.

Yantian Port Bonded Logistics Park was established with 0.96 square kilometer on December 30, 2005. The zone is situated near to Yantian Port. Industries that are encouraged include printing/publishing/packaging, raw material processing, shipping/warehousing/logistics, and trading and distribution.[2]

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Coordinates: 22°33′49″N 114°14′24″E / 22.5637°N 114.24°E / 22.5637; 114.24