Nansha New Area

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Nansha New Area
State-level new area
Country China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture Guangzhou
 • Total 806 km2 (311 sq mi)
 • Total 100,000
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)

Nansha New Area (Chineset 南沙新區, s 南沙新区, p Nánshā Xīnqū) is the newly established state-level new area (special economic and political administration zone) under the direct control of Guangzhou Municipal Government on September 2012.[1]

On September 2012 Nansha New Area was approved by the State Council of China's Central Government as the sixth state-level new area (followed by Pudong of Shanghai, Binhai of Tianjin, Liangjiang of Chongqing, Zhoushan of Zhejiang, and Lanzhou New Area, Gansu), which is also the first state-level new development area in South Central China.


  1. ^ China Daily Nansha New Area launched Updated: 2012-09-13 14:56 "China has mapped out a new State-level development zone in South China's Guangdong province, the Shanghai Securities News reported on Wednesday. As the country's sixth State-level New Area, the Nansha New Area is expected to get national support from a series of preferential policies and innovation reforms on tax policy, land management, financial innovation and industrial development. The other zones are in Shanghai, Tianjin and Chongqing, as well as Zhejiang and Gansu provinces."