Sanya’s government recently unveiled the new general city plan of Yacheng Town for 2012 to 2020. According to the plan, Yacheng Town will be built into a new city in the western region of Sanya.

The planned area of Yacheng Town covers an area of 44.49 square kilometers, starting from the Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone in the east and stretching to the coastline in the south; and runs from Yanzao River in the west to Hainan Western Ring High-Speed Railway in the north.

Yacheng Town is located in the west of Sanya with amazing natural landscapes and abundant cultural resources, the development plan for Yacheng Town will highlight five goals such as emerging industries, a cultural historical town, a green city and ocean tourism.

According to the plan, four main functions will be directed towards building Yacheng Town into a tourist base for the South China Sea: a regional hub for port and rail logistics for the South China Sea, a hub for emerging industries, marine tourism, tropical agriculture, marine services and a national-level town to showcase the unique history and culture of Yazhou.


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