Nansha
南沙区 / 南沙新区
Nansha Temple of Tianhou (Mazu)
Nansha Temple of Tianhou (Mazu)
Administrative Division Guangzhou.png
  Nansha in Guangzhou
Coordinates: 22°50′18″N 113°36′30″E / 22.83833°N 113.60833°E / 22.83833; 113.60833Coordinates: 22°50′18″N 113°36′30″E / 22.83833°N 113.60833°E / 22.83833; 113.60833
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Sub-provincial cityGuangzhou
Area
 • Total803 km2 (310 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total846,584
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
511455
Area code(s)020
Websitehttp://www.gzns.gov.cn/
Nansha District
Simplified Chinese南沙区
Traditional Chinese南沙區
Guangdong Romanizationnam4 sa1 kêu1
Hanyu PinyinNánshā Qū
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese南沙新区
Traditional Chinese南沙新區
Guangdong Romanizationnam4 sa1 sen1 kêu1
Hanyu PinyinNánshā Xīnqū
Second alternative Chinese name
Chinese南沙
Guangdong Romanizationnam4 sa1
Hanyu PinyinNánshā
Literal meaningsouth sands
Nansha Sunflowers Garden
Nansha Sunflowers Garden

Nansha District and Nansha New Area is one of 11 urban districts and a state-level new area of the prefecture-level city of Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong Province, China. It is the home of the present-day port of Guangzhou, as well as the Nansha Wetland Park.

The Nansha Technology Development Zone was carved out of Panyu District in 1993. In 2005, it was named Nansha District. In September 2012, Nansha was designated a State-level New Area as Nansha New Area, the sixth such area.[1]

New area

Nansha is the newly established state-level new area (special economic and political administration zone) under the direct control of Guangzhou Municipal Government in September 2012.[2]

In September 2012 Nansha New Area was approved by the State Council of China's Central Government as the sixth state-level new area (followed by Pudong of Shanghai, Binhai of Tianjin, Liangjiang of Chongqing, Zhoushan of Zhejiang, and Lanzhou New Area, Gansu), which is also the first state-level new development area in South Central China.

Geography

Nansha District is located at the southernmost end of Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, facing Dongguan City across the river in the east, bordering Zhongshan City and Shunde District in Foshan City in the west, connecting with Panyu District in Guangzhou City across the water with the Shawan Waterway as the boundary, and adjacent to Lingding, the outlet of the Pearl River in the south. Ocean, between 22°26′~23°06′ north latitude and 113°13′~113°43′ east longitude, with a total area of 803 square kilometers.[3]

Administrative divisions

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Canton Romanization Population (2010)[4] Area (km2)
Nansha Subdistrict 南沙街道 Nánshā Jiēdào nam4 sa1 gai1 dou6 112,151 57.80
Zhujiang Subdistrict 珠江街道 Zhūjiāng Jiēdào ju1 gong1 gai1 dou6 28,575 41.50
Longxue Subdistrict 龙穴街道 Lóngxué Jiēdào lung4 yud6 gai1 dou6 44,891 128.90
Wanqingsha Town 万顷沙镇 Wànqǐngshā Zhèn man6 king2 sa1 zen3 319.20
Huangge Town 黄阁镇 Huánggé Zhèn wong4 gog3 zen3 43,791 76.50
Hengli Town 横沥镇 Hénglì Zhèn wang4 lig6 zen3 30,492 54.00
Dongchong Town 东涌镇 Dōngchōng Zhèn dung1 chung1 zen3 147,228 92.00
Dagang Town 大岗镇 Dàgǎng Zhèn dai6 gong1 zen3 125,011 90.07
Lanhe Town 榄核镇 Lǎnhé Zhèn lam5 hed6 zen3 73,078 74.48

Transportation

Metro

Nansha is currently served by 2 metro lines operated by Guangzhou Metro:

References

  1. ^ China Daily Nansha New Area launched Updated: 2012-09-13 14:56 "China has mapped out a new State-level development zone in South China's Guangdong province, the Shanghai Securities News reported on Wednesday. As the country's sixth State-level New Area, the Nansha New Area is expected to get national support from a series of preferential policies and innovation reforms on tax policy, land management, financial innovation and industrial development. The other zones are in Shanghai, Tianjin and Chongqing, as well as Zhejiang and Gansu provinces."
  2. ^ China Daily Nansha New Area launched Updated: 2012-09-13 14:56 "China has mapped out a new State-level development zone in South China's Guangdong province, the Shanghai Securities News reported on Wednesday. As the country's sixth State-level New Area, the Nansha New Area is expected to get national support from a series of preferential policies and innovation reforms on tax policy, land management, financial innovation and industrial development. The other zones are in Shanghai, Tianjin and Chongqing, as well as Zhejiang and Gansu provinces."
  3. ^ "南沙概况-广州市南沙区人民政府门户网站". www.gzns.gov.cn. Retrieved 2022-02-08.
  4. ^ shi, Guo wu yuan ren kou pu cha ban gong; council, Guo jia tong ji ju ren kou he jiu ye tong ji si bian = Tabulation on the 2010 population census of the people's republic of China by township / compiled by Population census office under the state; population, Department of; statistics, employment statistics national bureau of (2012). Zhongguo 2010 nian ren kou pu cha fen xiang, zhen, jie dao zi liao (Di 1 ban. ed.). Beijing Shi: Zhongguo tong ji chu ban she. ISBN 978-7-5037-6660-2.