Zhanjiang

What is Zhanjiang known for?


prominent role

prominent agricultural product in 2007: in 2006 it was 9,135,500 tons and it was 10,000,000 tons in 2007. Akoya cultured pearls, pineapples, bananas, papayas, seafood, farm-raised prawns and fish are native products and play a prominent role in the agricultural economy of Zhanjiang. Industry Industrial economy to make a breakthrough, a marked increase in the number of units. Zhanjiang in 2007 of all industrial output value of 112.134 billion yuan, up 17.1 percent, a growth rate of nearly four-year high of 15.3 billion net increase over the previous year. In 2007 the city's industrial enterprises above designated size reached 714, 71 more than the year before, industrial output value of over 100 million of the 132 enterprises. Zhanjiang Economic and Technological Development Zone was founded in 1984. Its total planned area is


years history

to the forest and beautiful sea, it has a 28-kilometer-long beach. #Naozhou Island: This is a beautiful island that is favorable for a visit at any season. The Naozhou Beacon with over a hundred years' history is the highlight of the island. Major theme attractions style "width:90%" - *South Park *North Park *Hoi Tin Park *Southern tropical garden *Sino-Australian Friendship Garden http: www.pawseyprowse.com la_sino_australian.html *Jin Sha Wan Park *Golden Bay promenade Guanhai Travel and Tourism Website – The sights. China-Zhanjiang. *Zhanjiang Waterfront Park *Park fishing port *Xia Lake Park *Green River Wetland Park *Cunjin Bridge Park French architectural monuments * French minister to the Department of the Guangzhou Bay * France, the Police Department, Guangzhou Bay * St. Victor Roman Catholic Church "Uncovering a city's past", Li Wenfang, ''China Daily'', 25 April 2013 * Calyon site * Guangzhou Bay Chamber of Commerce Center See also *List of twin towns and sister cities in China References


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pearls

prominent agricultural product in 2007: in 2006 it was 9,135,500 tons and it was 10,000,000 tons in 2007. Akoya cultured pearls, pineapples, bananas, papayas, seafood, farm-raised prawns and fish are native products and play a prominent role in the agricultural economy of Zhanjiang. Industry Industrial economy to make a breakthrough, a marked increase in the number of units. Zhanjiang in 2007 of all industrial output value of 112.134 billion yuan, up 17.1 percent, a growth rate of nearly four


open quot

–World War II Following the establishment of the People's Republic in 1949, Zhanjiang developed new importance. In 1955 a rail link was built to Litang in Guangxi province, where it joined the Hunan-Guangxi Railway. Since then, Zhanjiang has developed into a major modern port serving southern China, usable by ships of up to 50,000 tons. In 1984 Zhanjiang was designated one of the "open" cities of China, where the central government invited foreign investment; this spurred the city's further industrial development. It has shipyards and engineering works; automobile, electrical-appliance, and textile plants; and sugar refineries, flour and rice mills, and chemical works. In the early 1990s a new rail line was completed, linking Zhanjiang with Guangzhou, the provincial capital. The line was later extended to Hai'an, at the southernmost tip of Leizhou Peninsula, where trains could be transported by Guangdong–Hainan Ferry across the Hainan Strait to Haikou. Until the introduction of Pinyin spelling, it was often known in the west as "'''Tsamkong'''" due to the Cantonese pronunciation of the name. Geography Zhanjiang is to the southwest of the city of Guangzhou on an inlet of the South China Sea (


major modern

–World War II Following the establishment of the People's Republic in 1949, Zhanjiang developed new importance. In 1955 a rail link was built to Litang in Guangxi province, where it joined the Hunan-Guangxi Railway. Since then, Zhanjiang has developed into a major modern port serving southern China, usable by ships of up to 50,000 tons. In 1984 Zhanjiang was designated one of the "open" cities of China, where the central government invited foreign investment; this spurred


small fishing

departure points on the Marine Silk Road. The population spiked during the Tang (618–907) and Song (960–1279) dynasties. French colonial period The region was still a small fishing port when it was occupied by the French (French colonial empire) in 1898. The next year, the French forced the Chinese to lease a small enclave of Zhanjiang to them for 99 years as the territory of Kouang-Tchéou-Wan. The French wanted to develop the port, which they called

Bridge '''Zhanjiang''' (湛江; ''Zhàn​jiāng''​) is a city on the western coast of Guangdong Province in China. Understand Zhanjiang was a small fishing port when it was under French occupation in the early 20th century - named Fort Bayard - and some old colonial buildings still survive. Now it is a rapidly developing modern city. Many people in Zhanjiang speak Mandarin (普通话 Pǔtōnghuà) with a fairly strong accent, the native languages for most locals are Cantonese (广东话 Guǎngdōnghuà


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of the Guangzhou Bay * France, the Police Department, Guangzhou Bay * St. Victor Roman Catholic Church "Uncovering a city's past", Li Wenfang, ''China Daily'', 25 April 2013 * Calyon site * Guangzhou Bay Chamber of Commerce Center See also *List of twin towns and sister cities in China References * http


refineries

the city's further industrial development. It has shipyards and engineering works; automobile, electrical-appliance, and textile plants; and sugar refineries, flour and rice mills, and chemical works. In the early 1990s a new rail line was completed, linking Zhanjiang with Guangzhou, the provincial capital. The line was later extended to Hai'an, at the southernmost tip of Leizhou Peninsula, where trains could be transported by Guangdong–Hainan Ferry across the Hainan Strait

and trade center with a diversified industrial base, including a shipyard, textile plants, sugar refineries. plants producing automobiles, chemicals and electrical appliances as well as rice mills. Port of Zhanjiang The Port of Zhanjiang is one of the finest deep water ports in China (List of ports in China). It is the southernmost port on the coast of mainland China and serves as a shipping outlet for much of Southwest China. The port of Zhanjiang, built in 1956, was the first


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Zhanjiang

pic ZJ name.svg piccap "Zhanjiang", as written in Chinese picsize 128px c 湛江 p Zhànjiāng psp Tsamkong Fort-Bayard (pre-1946) w Chan 4 -ch'iang 1 mi j zaam 3 gong 1 y Jaamgōng wuu zae 上 kaon 上 poj Tām-kang h Chhám-kông l azure river t2 廣州灣 s2 广州湾 psp2 Kouang-Tchéou-Wan (pre-1946) p2 Guǎngzhōuwān j2 Gwong 2 zau 1 waan 1 w2 Kuang 3 -chou 1 -wan 1 y2 Gwóngjāuwāan wuu2 kuaon 上 tseu 平 uae 平 showflag jyp order st '''Zhanjiang''' ( ; French (French language): '''Fort-Bayard'''), is a prefecture-level city at the southwestern end of Guangdong province, People's Republic of China, facing Hainan to the south.

Its population was 6,994,832 inhabitants at the 2010 census. 1,611,868 live in the built-up area made of four urban districts: Chikan (Chikan District), Xiashan, Potou and Mazhang. In 2007, the city is named China's top ten livable cities by Chinese Cities Brand Value Report, which was released at 2007 Beijing Summit of China Cities Forum. url http: eng.hnloudi.gov.cn engld%5Caboutloudi Loudicity Loudihonor 2011 1_327 default.shtml website hnloudi.gov.cn publisher Hunan Loudi Official Government date 2012-03-28 accessdate 2014-08-04

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