Changxing Island, Dalian

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About this soundChangxing Island  (simplified Chinese: 长兴岛; traditional Chinese: 長興島; pinyin: Chángxīng Dǎo) (Changsing) is a major island located in the eastern part of Bohai Sea, off the coast of Wafangdian, Dalian, Liaoning, China. It has a population of around 60,000.[when?]

Changxing Island
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Changxing Island Bridge, Dalian, China.jpg
The island is accessed by crossing Changxing Island Bridge, beside which can be seen a suspension bridge for pedestrians
Changxing Island is located in Liaoning
Changxing Island
Changxing Island
Location of Changxing Island shown within Liaoning.
LocationBohai Sea
Coordinates39°34′51″N 121°23′15″E / 39.58083°N 121.38750°E / 39.58083; 121.38750Coordinates: 39°34′51″N 121°23′15″E / 39.58083°N 121.38750°E / 39.58083; 121.38750
Area252.5 km2 (97.5 sq mi)
Area rank7 (Mainland China)
People's Republic of China


Changxing Island is located in the eastern part of Bohai Sea, off the coast of Wafangdian, Dalian, Liaoning. It is the sixth largest island in Greater China and the largest island north of the Chongming Island on the Yangtze River. Its area is 252.5 square kilometers (97.5 sq mi), running about 30 kilometers (19 mi) east to west and 11 kilometers (6.8 mi) north to south.

Traditionally based on fishing and agriculture, its economy suddenly changing to distribution, industrial and resort development.

Dalian Changxing Island Seaport Industrial AreaEdit

This industrial area consists of Changxing, Jiaoliu and three other islands, a total area of 350 square kilometers. It was made a Provincial Economic Development Zone by the Liaoning provincial government in January, 2002, and later in 2006, was made part of the "Five Points, One Line" industrial zone development plan. Its management committee was established by the Dalian municipal government in May, 2005.

There are already the following projects:

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