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Sanxiang
三乡镇
Sanxiang town center
Sanxiang town center
Sanxiang is labeled
Sanxiang is labeled '8' on this map of Zhongshan
Sanxiang is located in Guangdong
Sanxiang
Sanxiang
Coordinates: 22°21′28″N 113°26′30″E / 22.3578°N 113.4416°E / 22.3578; 113.4416Coordinates: 22°21′28″N 113°26′30″E / 22.3578°N 113.4416°E / 22.3578; 113.4416
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityZhongshan
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Sanxiang (simplified Chinese: 三乡镇; traditional Chinese: 三鄉鎮; pinyin: Sānxiāng Zhèn; Cantonese: Sāamhēung Jan) is a town situated at the southern periphery of the city of Zhongshan, Guangdong province. The population of Sanxiang is 33,000 permanent residents and an estimated 140,000 temporary residents[when?]. The total area of the town is 96 square kilometres (37 sq mi). Sanxiang is much closer to Zhuhai than central Zhongshan.

Economics

Primary industries

Culture

Sanxiang is one of the less busy parts of Zhongshan. It is a little known oasis of weekend homes for Hong Kong and Macau residents and a retirement haven for people from all over China.

Notable individuals

See also