Bringing with the official city-card of "Forever tropical paradise", Sanya has become the most favorable resort city in China and world, it wins "The best city China in terms of residential environment", "China's most favorable tourist destination", and it efforts to make itself a tourist destination famous around the world.Augmented with unspeakably lovely climate, Sanya possessed all the necessary elements needed for a perfect tourist destination, travel to Sanya Hainan China, whether you're a new visitor or returning, you will never know what kind of surprises there are waiting for you.
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Sanya lies between 18°09'34"—18°3727" north latitude and 108°56'30"—109°48'28'"east longitude, location on the southernmost of hainan island China, it covers an area of 1919.6sqkm with 91.6km long from east to west and 51km wide from south to north. The city is ringed by continuous and rugged mountains on three sides. These expansive mountains topography divides Sanya into many parts, all surrounded by green hills and characterized by multi-featured landscapes of many different styles.
Facing the South China Sea, there are a multitude of bays, each endowed with wonderful scenery. Beside the irresistible combination of a world-class beach—Yalong Bay, the Dadonghai, Xiaodonghai and Sanya bay in the urban area have the closest connection with the local citizens, while the Eastern and Western Islands serve as a gate to the South China Sea.
Its population is nearly 540,000, more than 20 nationalities. The main ethnic groups are the Han, Li, Miao and Hui peoples, with the Han being the majority. The minority Li, Miao and Hui peoples have their own customs and languages, but they also speak the national language of China, Mandarin.
Sanya is famed for its clear, fresh air and abundant sunshine and is nicknamed as "natural oxygen bar". According to the air quality appraising over 148 cities of 45 countries by the World Environmental Protection Organization from 1998 to 2003, Sanya ranked No.1 in China, No.2 in the world in terms of air quality. Sanya is the origin of tropical rain forest, it has 63% of forest coverage with121 thousand hectares forestland and 62 thousand hectares forestation, there are 9 national, provincial and municipal level nature preserves with 13,497 hectares, all the ecological treasures bring a nickname of "natural oxygen bar" to Sanya. According to a general survey, the average life-span of Sanya people is 73.5 years, It is the place exports air and sunshine to the whole world, the place where people live the longest in China.
There are 40 islands in the surrounding in large or small sizes, its coastline extends for 209.1km and consisting of 19 prime bays with average visibility over 10 meters, Yalong Bay, Dadonghai, Xiaodonghai and Sanya bay are the most famous, marine life there including 1064 kinds of fishes, 350 kinds of shrimps, 325 kinds of crabs and 700 kinds of mollusks, Coral-reef protection area covers 85 square km.