The city of Sanya is located in the southernmost point of the country, in Hainan Province. It covers an area of 1919.6 square kilometers and counts with a population of 536,000 -the second highest of the island.
Sanya is famous for its tropical climate and resorts. Today, it is a popular tourist destination of the region, especially the Yalong Bay, a beach sited 7.5 kilometers in the southeast of the city.
More info about Sanya:
• Postal code: 131300.
• Area code: +86/898.
• Important Places:
- Cape Tian-Ya-Hai-Jiao ("The end of sea and sky").
- Stone statue Lu Hui Tou Deer.
- Bays of: Yalong, Dadonghai, Sanya, Haitang, and Yazhou.
- Wuzhizhou Island.
- Buddhist statue of Guanyin.
Close to Sanya, the Chinese government is building an immense underground nuclear submarine base, which will be able to conceal up to 20 atomic submarines from spy satellites.
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