Yantian District

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Yantian Port
Yantian Port
Yantian District in Shenzhen
Yantian District in Shenzhen
Country China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture Shenzhen
 • Total 72.63 km2 (28.04 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 218,700
 • Density 3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 0755
Website www.yantian.gov.cn

Yantian District (Chinese: 盐田区; pinyin: Yántián Qū) is one of the six districts of the city of Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. It is adjacent to Shenzhen River to the south, and is surrounded by the Luohu and Longgang districts of Shenzhen. Until March 1998, Yantian was part of the Luohu District.


The size of Yantian district is about 72.63 km². It contains four subdistricts:

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[1]
Haishan Subdistrict 海山街道 Hǎishān Jiēdào 61,858
Yantian Subdistrict 盐田街道 Yántián Jiēdào 80,641
Meisha Subdistrict 梅沙街道 Méishā Jiēdào 18,063
Shatoujiao Subdistrict 沙头角街道 Shātóujiǎo Jiēdào 48,798

Located on Mirs Bay, Yantian is the location of some of Shenzhen's best-known tourist beaches, Dameisha and Xiaomeisha. Yantian Port is also located within the district.[2]


Industrial zone[edit]

The Shenzhen Yantiangang Free Trade Zone was set up and approved by the State Council on September 27, 1996 with a total area of 0.85 square kilometer. On August 16, 2004, the project of "zone-port interaction" was approved by the State Council between Yantian Port and the Shenzhen Yantiangang Free Trade Zone.

Yantian Port Bonded Logistics Park was established with 0.96 square kilometer on December 30, 2005. The zone is situated near to Yantian Port. Industries that are encouraged include printing/publishing/packaging, raw material processing, shipping/warehousing/logistics, and trading and distribution.[3]

Tourist attractions[edit]


  1. ^ shi, Guo wu yuan ren kou pu cha ban gong; council, Guo jia tong ji ju ren kou he jiu ye tong ji si bian = Tabulation on the 2010 population census of the people's republic of China by township / compiled by Population census office under the state; population, Department of; statistics, employment statistics national bureau of (2012). Zhongguo 2010 nian ren kou pu cha fen xiang, zhen, jie dao zi liao (Di 1 ban. ed.). Beijing Shi: Zhongguo tong ji chu ban she. ISBN 978-7-5037-6660-2. 
  2. ^ http://www.yantian-port.com/index.htm
  3. ^ RightSite.asia | Shenzhen Yantiangang Free Trade Zone
  4. ^ http://www.szxms.com.cn/
  5. ^ http://en.octeast.com/about/

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 22°33′49″N 114°14′24″E / 22.5637°N 114.24°E / 22.5637; 114.24