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An island of southern China in the South China Sea, separated from Leizhou Peninsula by a narrow strait. It constitutes China's smallest province.


(ˈhaɪˈnæn) or

Hainan Tao

(Placename) an island and province in the South China Sea, separated from the mainland of S China by the Hainan Strait: part of Guangdong province until 1988; mainland China's largest offshore island. Pop: 8 110 000 (2003 est). Area: 33 572 sq km (12 962 sq miles)



an island in the South China Sea, separated from the mainland by Qiongzhou Strait: constitutes a province in S China. 7,110,000; 12,430 sq. mi. (32,200 sq. km). Cap.: Haikou.
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received approval from the Hainan Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission on February 13 to build a new plasma collection station in Hainan Province.
Haikou, the capital city of China's Hainan Province, features beautiful scenic promenades, blue skies, jade seas, sunshine, sandy beaches and coconut palms.
Summary: Taipei [Taiwan], Jan 26 (ANI): A woman recently paid a sum of five million Yuan in dowry to marry a man 15 years younger in China's Hainan Province.
I was not interested in most subjects in primary and middle school, except English," he said at the foundation's annual awards ceremony in Sanya, Hainan province.
It added that the ship's data and accounts of the crew indicated that the ship traveled from Hainan province in China on its way to Chile.
Guimaras Governor Samuel Gumarin received the PNLG flag on December 6, 2017 at Sanya Visun Yacht Hotel in Hainan Province, China as a symbol of acceptance for the hosting of the 2018 PNLG.
According to Hainan Tourism Development Commission, Hainan Province received 53,448,000 visits between January and October this year, with a year-on-year increase of 12.
The conglomerate is based in Hainan province and engages in multiple industries, including oil refinery, chemical industry, trading, investment and financing.
The Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, met the Governor of Hainan Province, Mr Shen Xiaoming, at the Chief Executive's Office this afternoon (November 30).
Located at the southernmost point of Hainan province, Sanya is the country's sole international seaside vacation destination.
by PTI The Long March-5 Y2 rocket takes off from Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre in Wenchang, Hainan Province, China July 2, 2017.