Dove Island (Guangzhou)

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A map of Canton River had scaled by UK Government in 1861

Dove Island (Chinese: 官洲岛), Another English name is Guanzhou. It is an island at the southeast of the central district of Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. It has a total area of 1.8 square kilometers. It is administrated by Guanzhou Subdistrict (Chinese: 官洲街道) in Haizhu District.

In 1999, Guangzhou Municipal Government announced plans to develop Guanzhou into Guangzhou International Biology Island (Chinese: 广州国际生物岛), in order to meet the need of biological technology development. Construction began in 2008.[1][2][3]

There is a metro station in Guanzhou called Guanzhou Station.[4]

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Coordinates: 23°4′6″N 113°22′10″E / 23.06833°N 113.36944°E / 23.06833; 113.36944