Leizhou Peninsula


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Lei·zhou Peninsula

 (lā′jō′)
A peninsula of southern China between the Gulf of Tonkin and the South China Sea. A narrow strait separates it from the island of Hainan.
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Leizhou Peninsula

(ˈleɪˈdʒəʊ) or

Luichow Peninsula

n
(Placename) a peninsula of SE China, in SW Guangdong province, separated from Hainan Island by Hainan Strait
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He said that it will affect the weather on Hainan, the Leizhou Peninsula, and Vietnam from Friday through Saturday.
Typhoon Mujigae was heading gradually toward the Leizhou Peninsula in Guangdong province, just north of the resort island of Hainan, according to the National Meteorological Center.
It is located in the South China Sea, separated from Guangdong's Leizhou Peninsula to the north by the shallow and narrow Qiongzhou Strait.There are a total of eight major cities and 10 counties in Hainan Province.
It is located in the South China Sea, separated from Guangdong's Leizhou Peninsula to the north by the shallow and narrow Qiongzhou Strait.Haikou on the northern coast of Hainan Island is the capital whilst Sanya is a stunning location full of five-star luxury hotels and numerous new ones appearing on the horizon, and tourist-friendly gloriously soft-sanded beaches and bays on the south coast.Hainan has over 1,500km (580sq/m) of tropical forest, in which live 4,600 kinds of plants and more than 570 species of animals.There are various ethnic groups living in Hainan and their lifestyles and traditions are celebrated and provide an essential ingredient to the visitor experience.The Li are the largest indigenous group on the island in terms of population.
Jebi, the ninth tropical storm to hit China this year, is expected to land in eastern Hainan or on the Leizhou Peninsula of Guangdong Province sometime Friday afternoon or night, it said.
Thirty-two flights had been cancelled as of Tuesday morning at the Phoenix International Airport and all shipping lines across the Qiongzhou Strait located between Leizhou Peninsula in Guangdong province and Hainan Island, have been closed since Sunday night.
If pineapple seedlings continue to be disseminated throughout the mainland from the Leizhou Peninsula without stringent quarantine measures, the 3 haplotypes of Hainan may progressively invade the mainland.
It hit the Leizhou Peninsula in Guangdong province on Thursday, close to the northeastern tip of the resort island province of Hainan.
It hit the Leizhou Peninsula in Guangdong province, close to the northeastern tip of the resort island province of Hainan, in the early afternoon, the official Xinhua news agency said.
When the Zhangjiang Guolin Aquatic Products Company, an international shrimp farmer and exporter, opened shop along the tranquil coastline of the Leizhou Peninsula in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, it was either unaware of or unconcerned about the detrimental effects of its activities on the vast coastal ecosystem.
On Tuesday, Kung also said the air force and the navy of the People's Liberation Army were currently conducting live-ammunition drills, including ballistic missile tests, on the Leizhou Peninsula north of Hainan Island as well as off the coast of northeastern Liaoning Province.