Dapeng New District
Dapeng (highlighted in brown) in Shenzhen
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||294 km2 (114 sq mi)|
|• Density||610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|Dapeng New District|
|Guangdong Romanization||dai6 pang4 sen1 kêu1|
|Hanyu Pinyin||Dàpéng Xīn Qū|
|Alternative Chinese name|
|Guangdong Romanization||dai6 pang4|
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.
|Name||Chinese (S)||Hanyu Pinyin||Canton Romanization||Population (2010)||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|
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.
Dapeng is rich in fresh seafood, especially in Dapeng Bay known for its all year round availability of seafood.
- Hong Kong Government. "Shenzhen to develop two new zones". Retrieved 31 January 2012.
- 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.
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