Sanya (三亚)


Sanya is a tier 3 city located within Hainan Province in South China.

In China's administrative hierarchy, Sanya is classified as a "Prefecture-level City", meaning it is governed under Hainan province control.

Map of Sanya

Sanya in Chinese

The official name of Sanya in simplified Chinese characters and pinyin is:


In Chinese it is common to add the character for "City" (市) to the name. In such case Sanya would be written:

Sānyà shì

Sanya Development Zones

Free Trade Zones in Sanya

Since the establishment of the Hainan Free Trade Zone in 2018, the following sections within Sanya have been designated as free trade zones:

  • Sanya Area

Special Economic Zone in Sanya

The Hainan Special Economic Zone (海南经济特区), was established in 1988 and covers the whole of Hainan province, including Sanya.

Sanya Transportation

Airports in Sanya

Sanya is served by the following airports:

  • Sanya Phoenix International Airport (IATA: SYX | ICAO: ZJSY)

Sanya Companies

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