- Area Code0898
- Zip Code572000
- AirportSanya Phoenix International Airport
- Railway stationSanya Train Station
- City PlantsBougainvillea spectabilis wind & coconut palms
Sanya lies at the southern tip of Hainan Island at Sanya Bay. It got its name from the Y conjunction of Sanya River and its branches. Neighboring Lingshui County in the east, Ledong County in the west, Baoting County in the north and the South Sea and Sansha City in the South, Sanya covers a land area of 1919.58 square kilometers and a sea area of 6000 square kilometers. Its population is 685 thousand, composed of Li, Miao, Hui and Han peoples. Sanya is the south-most seaside tourism destination of China, and the major city and hub of transportation and communication of the southern Hainan Province. It’s also one of the major ports opening to the foreign trade in the golden coastline of southeastern China.