Dapeng New District

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Dapeng

大鹏新区
Dapeng Fortress
Dapeng (highlighted in brown) in Shenzhen
Dapeng (highlighted in brown) in Shenzhen
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Sub-provincial cityShenzhen
Area
 • Total294 km2 (114 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total180,000
 • Density610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitewww.dpxq.gov.cn
Dapeng New District
Simplified Chinese大鹏新区
Traditional Chinese大鵬新區
Guangdong Romanizationdai6 pang4 sen1 kêu1
Hanyu PinyinDàpéng Xīn Qū
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese大鹏
Traditional Chinese大鵬
Guangdong Romanizationdai6 pang4
Hanyu PinyinDàpéng

Dapeng New District (Cantonese: [tʰaj pʰuŋ sɐn kʰyː]) is an administrative area under the jurisdiction of Longgang District in Shenzhen, Guangdong. It has a land area of 294.18 square kilometres (113.58 sq mi), a coastline of 133.22 kilometres (82.78 mi) and a total population of about 180,000. The district was created on 30 December 2011 with its administration center located on 5 Dapeng Street, Zhongshan Road.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The jurisdiction of Dapeng New District includes all of the Dapeng Peninsula, formerly divided into the three subdistricts of Dapeng, Kuichong and Nanao, with a total of 25 neighborhoods.

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Canton Romanization Population (2010)[2] Area (km2)
Dapeng Subdistrict 大鹏街道 Dàpéng Jiēdào dai6 pang4 gai1 dou6 46,867 82.81
Kuichong Subdistrict 葵涌街道 Kuíchōng Jiēdào kuei4 cung1 gai1 dou6 61,105 103.90
Nan'ao Subdistrict 南澳街道 Nán'ào Jiēdào nam4 ou3 gai1 dou6 18,588 115.06

Travel[edit]

Dapeng New District's coastline features beaches, islands, reefs, sea cliffs, caves, bridges, columns and other maritime landforms. It has been proclaimed the most beautiful coastal scenery in Guangdong, and is known as the Pearl of Shenzhen and Oriental Hawaii.[who?] The Nanao coastal area is popular with tourists as well as local fishermen while the two islands of Sanmen and Laishi consist of aboriginal scenery. Local scenic attraction Xichong is also located in the district being noted for its undeveloped beach.

Produce[edit]

Dapeng is rich in fresh seafood, especially in Dapeng Bay known for its all year round availability of seafood.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hong Kong Government. "Shenzhen to develop two new zones". Retrieved 31 January 2012.
  2. ^ Census Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China; Population and Employment Statistics Division of the National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China (2012). 中国2010人口普查分乡、镇、街道资料 (1 ed.). Beijing: China Statistics Print. ISBN 978-7-5037-6660-2.


Coordinates: 22°35′49″N 114°28′30″E / 22.5969°N 114.4749°E / 22.5969; 114.4749