Lingshui Li Autonomous County

Língshuǐ Li Autonomous County is an autonomous county in Hainan, China. It is one of the six autonomous counties of Hainan with a postal code of 572400, and in 1999 a population of 318,691, largely made up of the Li people. Notably the beautiful Niuling (牛岭) mountain delimits the tropical area of the county. A well-known natural sight, part of the Chinese Riviera is Xiangshuiwan or Perfume bay (香水湾). Monkey Island, a popular tourist destination located in Lingshui County, is a state-protected nature reserve for macaques. Lingshui is also home to the military base where a U.S. airplane crew were held during the Hainan Island incident in 2001. In September 2010, officials signed and scheduled the construction of the largest sea world theme park in Asia.[1] The Lingshui Li'an Harbor Ocean Theme Park signing ceremony took place at the Narada Resort in Perfume Bay[2] and the opening is planned for 2013.[3]

Lingshui
陵水县
Lingshui Hainan - panoramio (20).jpg
Location in Hainan
Location in Hainan
Lingshui is located in Hainan
Lingshui
Lingshui
Location of the seat in Hainan
Coordinates: 18°30′22″N 110°02′15″E / 18.5060°N 110.0375°E / 18.5060; 110.0375Coordinates: 18°30′22″N 110°02′15″E / 18.5060°N 110.0375°E / 18.5060; 110.0375
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHainan
Area
 • Total1,128 km2 (436 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
 • Total318,691
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China standard time)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gambling Sites – Best Online Gambling Sites". Archived from the original on 31 March 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2011.
  2. ^ "First signs of the trend in developing Hainan theme parks". Haikou Municipal Government. Archived from the original on 25 April 2012. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Hainan will build the next ten years theme park (Figure) -- China daily". Archived from the original on 25 April 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2011.

External linksEdit

  • 美丽陵水 [Official Website – Beautiful Lingshui] (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 27 June 2018. Retrieved 2 February 2014.