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China Guide > Hainan>Sanya Municipality; [海南省三亚市] [Pinyin:Hǎi Nán Shěng Sān Yà Shì]

Sanya Municipality, A prefecture-level city under Hainan Province , In Chinese [三亚市]

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Administrative Division Code : 460200;
Post Code : 572000;
Phone Area Code :0899
The Prefix of Motor Vehicle License Plate : 琼B
The Prefix of Citizen Identity Card Number: 460200
Area Coverage: 1915 square kilometers;
Population : 560,000 persons (Including the subordinate cities and counties);
Sanya in Pictures

City Guide to Sanya: Restaurants, Hotels,Shopping, Hospitals ...

Restaurant and Catering Service
Muslim Cuisine Western Food Japanese Cuisine
Korean Cuisine Hotpot Snacks and Fast Food
Asian Cuisine

Leisure and Recreation Facilities
KTV Cinema Night Club
Cyber Cafe Bath Casino

Financial Facilities Mall,Store and Market

Hospitals & Clinics Sports Facilities

Community Service Travel Services

Tour Guide to Sanya: Streets and Roads

Heping Street Sanyawan Road Xinjian Street
Alley 1, Hongqi Road Guangming Street Bayi Alley
Second Alley, 1 Road First Road, Gangmens Hairun Road

Tour Guide to Sanya: Tour Attractions
Nanshan Temple Sanya International Golf Club
Sanya Yalong Bay Hudie Valley Areca Valley Tourist Resort of Hainan Ga
Sanya Daxiaodongtian Area Tianya Haijiao
Nanshan Cultural Tourist Area Sanya Redaiyulin Square
Sanya Zhujiang Nantian Spa Yalongwan Central Square
The adminitrative division form of Sanya is Municipality, which is one of the four administrative divisional forms at the the second level of China local administrative division system .
Municipality is also referred to as a prefecture level city (地级市). Most of Chinese big cities belong to this variety.
A prefecture-level municipality is subject to the juridiction of a provincial government ,and directly controls some urban districts while overseeing some counties or smaller cities on behalf of the provincial government.
Thus it's normal to see a large City (a Municipality) have jurisdiction over some small cities in China.
But sanya is different. It has no counties, county-level cities and districts under its jurisdiction. Instead, It directly manage towns and townships as a county usually does.
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The city of Sanya, Hainan Province, represents the southernmost point along the South China Sea coast of Hainan Island, itself located just off the coast of Guangdong Province. Hainan Island's western and northern coasts face the Gulf of Tonkin that lies between the island and Vietnam. Sanya's ancient name was Yazhou, meaning literally "cliff state", a reference to the fact that the city is ringed on three sides by mountains. The city of Sanya was also often referred to as Tianyahaijiao – meaning, literally, "the place where the sky and the.....
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