Hainan Province

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An online cruising guide for yachts sailing around Hainan Province.

Note: Hainan Island is the only permanently inhabited island of the province.
This guide therefore covers both Hainan Province and Hainan Island.

Hainan Province
20°02.56′N, 110°20.5′E Chart icon.png
Hainan Island map.png
Capital Haikou
Language Cantonese
Currency Chinese Yaun (Renminbi) (CNY)
Time zone UTC+8
Calling code ?

Hainan Province comprises Hainan Island along with a multitude of small islands in the disputed and uninhabited Spratly Islands and Paracel Islands. Hainan is China's southernmost province and was once part of Guangdong Province. There are over 4 million tourists visiting Hainan Island annually.


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{{Reference|Rod Heikel|Greek Waters Pilot Imray||Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire|9780852889718}}, expands to
Rod Heikell, Greek Waters Pilot Imray, Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire, ISBN 9780852889718
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