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Zhanjiang

Zhanjiang
Administration
Full nameZhanjiang
Official name湛江市
Native name湛江
Other name广州湾 · Kwangchouwan
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Government
City seatChikan District
CPC Party ChiefLiu Xiaohua (刘小华)
MayorRuan Risheng (阮日生)
Geography
Total Area4821.1 sq mi (12490 km2)
Demography
Total Population6993304 (2010 census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)1400685
Metro (pop.)1400685
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code524000
Area code759
Major NationalitiesHan
County-level divisions9
License Plate Prefix粤G
GDP2010
- TotalCNY 140.28 billion
- per capitaCNY 20,048

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Zhanjiang ( ), formerly known as Tsamkong, Tsankiang, Fort-Bayard, and Kwang-Chou-Wan, is a prefecture-level city at the southwestern end of Guangdong province of Southern China, facing the island of Hainan to the south.

Its population is 6,993,304 inhabitants at the 2010 census. 1,400,685 live in the built up area made of 4 urban districts (Chikan, Xiashan, Potou and Mazhang)


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