Yangpu Peninsula

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The Yangpu Peninsula (simplified Chinese: 洋浦半岛; traditional Chinese: 洋浦半島; pinyin: Yángpǔ Bàndǎo) is located in Danzhou, on the northwestern coast of Hainan Province, China. It has a 110 km (68 mi) coastline containing many natural harbors. An expressway connects the peninsula to Haikou city, the capital of the province, which is 140 km (87 mi) to the east.

Geology[edit]

It has plentiful deposits of titanium.[1]

Yangpu Economic Development Zone[edit]

The zone is an area covering 30 km2 (12 sq mi). that contains the Port of Yangpu, an oil refinery, a petroleum commercial reserve base, a 448,000 K power station, and the town of Yangpu. The area is Hainan's largest economic zone and the first development zone approved for lease to foreign investors by the Chinese government.

Yangpu Ancient Salt Field[edit]

This archeological heritage site is located in Yantian village. The area comprises more than 1,000 stones, cut flat on top, used to dry seawater to produce salt.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada - China Society Of Science & Technology Industries Event Page". Canada-china.com. Archived from the original on August 28, 2008. Retrieved 2010-07-30.

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Coordinates: 19°46′55″N 109°12′28″E / 19.781888°N 109.207878°E / 19.781888; 109.207878