It covers an area of 3.5 square kilometers
Hainan is an ideal place for you to be away from the cold winter. In January and February, the average temperature is 16 to 24 degrees Celsius, and 25 to 29 degrees Celsius is in July and August. The rainy seasons are from May to October.
Hainan has a total population of 6,150,800 and a population density of 181 people per square kilometre (1987 figures).
Hainan is a multinational region, and there the ethnic villages of Li and Miao are very typical. The hospitable villagers will treat you to traditional food as well as wonderful singing and dancing performances. So the Li and Miao Villages are well worth a visit in Hainan.
Hainan is a tropical island and has a vast stretch of tropical primeval forests, mountain range, rivers and beaches. There are over 560 species of animals and 4200 types of plants on the island. It has great mineral reserves and is rich in oil and natural gas. Among the minerals of proved deposits, iron-ore and arenaceous quartz deposits rank the 1st in China, natural gas, zirconium, nitrogenous fertilizer rock and gems the 2nd, titanium the 3rd, and oil-shale the 4th. Tourism becomes a leading industry in Hainan.
Sanya is famous for its tropical beach landscapes. Tianya Haijiao and Dadonghai are two well known beaches. Just imagine that you are lying on the soft beach under beautiful sunshine or that you are walking through the coconut plantation under the blue sky. How wonderful everything is! Historical heritages such as Hairui Tomb (Hairui (1514 - 1587) who was a compassionate and popular officer during the Ming Dynasty) and Wugong Temple (Fiver Officials' Temple) in Haikou are also worth a visit.
The province is the main tropical crop production base of China and is abundant in rubber, cocoa, coconut, tropical fruits. The handicraft articles, such as coconut carving, etc, are all famous.