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Profile of Jiyang district

Print english.sanya.gov.cn Updated: 2022-03-04

Jiyang district was officially established on Jan 2, 2015, with an area of 371.9 square kilometers. It is a transportation hub located in eastern Sanya connecting the eastern, middle, and northern parts of Hainan Island. It is also the city's political, economic, and cultural center.


The district has mainly developed its tourism and real estate industries. There are not only traditional tourism destinations like Yalong Bay, Dadonghai Bay, and Luhuitou Park, but also new tourism attractions like Qianguqing, a tropical forest park, Yalongwan International Rose Valley, and Volvo Ocean Race Sailing Base.

Yalong Bay Tropical Paradise Forest Park. [Photo/VCG]

The district strives to accelerate the optimization and upgrading of the tourism industry structure, guiding and supporting the tourism industry to combine with other industries, such as beautiful village construction, agriculture, healthcare, conferences and exhibitions, education, as well as culture.

In 2021, the GDP of Jiyang district reached 30.47 billion yuan ($4.82 billion), an increase of 11 percent year-on-year, accounting for 36.5 percent of the city's total. The added value of the primary industry was 1.25 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 2.8 percent, the secondary industry was 4.1 billion yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 8.5 percent, and the tertiary industry was 25.12 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 15.3 percent.

In 2021, the per capita disposable income of all residents in Jiyang district was 40,877 yuan, an increase of 9 percent. The per capita disposable income of urban permanent residents was 44,695 yuan, up 9 percent, and that of the rural permanent residents was 20,634 yuan, up 8.8 percent.

Beauty Crown Hotel. [Photo/VCG]

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