Daishan County

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Daishan County

岱山县
Daishan is located in Zhejiang
Daishan
Daishan
Location in Zhejiang
Coordinates: 30°15′37″N 122°12′14″E / 30.2603°N 122.204°E / 30.2603; 122.204Coordinates: 30°15′37″N 122°12′14″E / 30.2603°N 122.204°E / 30.2603; 122.204
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceZhejiang
Prefecture-level cityZhoushan
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
316200
Area code(s)580
Websitewww.daishan.gov.cn
Daishan
Chinese岱山
PostalTaishan

About this soundDaishan  (Chinese: 岱山; pinyin: Dàishān) is a county under the jurisdiction of Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province. It covers a land area of 326 square kilometres (126 square miles) and has a population of 200,000. The postal code is 316200, and the county seat is located on 88 Renmin Road, Gaoting Town.

The county is located in East China Sea in northeast Zhejiang. It comprises a series of islands with Daishan Island forming the main part of the county. Daishan Island has a fishing port, and shipbuilding and ship refitting facilities. The island has several museums including salt, marine life, typhoon and lifehouse museums.

The county consists of 6 towns and 1 township.

  • Town: Gaoting, Dongsha, Daixi, Changtu, Qushan, Daodong;
  • Township: Xiushan.