is the capital of Hainan
Province, it is a city with a long history.
During the Tang Dynasty (618-907), Haikou had been a
port of the city of Qiongzhou and became a communications
hub between the Hainan Island and the mainland. In the
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Haikou became a trade port,
the south gate to China and a major link between China
and the outside world. Nowadays, Haikou is the capital
city of Hainan Province and serves as a trade and communication
center in the province.
Haikou is Located on the northern coastline
of Hainan Island, facing mainlands Leizhou Peninsula.
Situated on the continent of the coast, it is the biggest
city in Hainan Province. With sea surrounding on three
sides, Haikou is a city with excellent environment.
It also enjoys the reputation of "a coconut city" or
"a pearl on the treasure island" for its graceful coconut
palms and fascinating sea scenery.
Haikou is rich in scenic spots and historic
interests. It has long silver beaches, excellent seaside
swimming grounds, advanced sampan racing facilities
and well-preserved volcanic remains. There are also
numerous marine forest mangroves and abundant hot spring
sources in the city. Historical and cultural sites in
the area include the Wugong Shrine, Hairui Tomb, the
Qiongtai Academy and the Xiuying Battery.
Haikou lies in the fringe of north low latitude
tropical area with a monsoon tropical marine climate.
It is warm in spring with insufficient rain, hot in
summer with an abundance of rain, with excessive typhoon
and torrential rain in autumn and cold in the winter.
All around the year, Haikou is endowed with long sunshine
time, with an annual average of more than 2000 hours;
the average temperature is 23.5 degrees Centigrade,
with the maximum of about 28 degrees Centigrade and
minimum of about 18 degrees Centigrade.
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