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Yanhian District
—  District  —
Chinese transcription(s)
 - Traditional 鹽田區
 - Simplified 盐田区
 - Pinyin Yántián Qū
Yantian District in Shenzhen
Country China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture Shenzhen
 - Total 72.63 km2 (28 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 - Total 218,700
 - Density 3,011.2/km2 (7,798.8/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 0755

Yantian District (simplified Chinese: 盐田区pinyin: Yántián Qū) is one of the seven districts of the Shenzhen City in Guangdong province of China. It is adjacent to Shenzhen River in the south, and is surrounded by Luohu and Longgang districts in Shenzhen. Until March 1998, Yantian was part of Luohu District.

The size of Yantian district is about 72.63 km². It contains 4 subdistricts:

  • Meisha 梅沙
  • Yantian 盐田
  • Shatoujiao 沙头角
  • Haishan 海山

Located on Mirs Bay, Yantian is the location of some of Shenzhen's best-known tourist beaches, Dameisha and Xiaomeisha. Also located here is Yantian Port.[1]

Tourist attractions

Xiaomeisha Beach 小梅沙(2001)


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