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China Guide > Guangdong>Shantou Municipality; [??????] [Pinyin:Guang Dong Sheng Shàn Tóu Shì]

Shantou Municipality, A prefecture-level city under Guangdong Province , In Chinese [???]

Facts & Informations :

Administrative Division Code : 440500;
Post Code : 515031;
Phone Area Code :0754
The Prefix of Motor Vehicle License Plate : 粤D
The Prefix of Citizen Identity Card Number: 440500
Area Coverage: 2065 square kilometers;
Population : 5,110,000 persons (Including the subordinate cities and counties);
The Seat : Jinping District
Shantou in Pictures
The adminitrative division form of Shantou is Municipality, which is one of the four administrative divisional forms at the the second level of China local administrative division system .
Municipality is also referred to as a prefecture level city (地级市). Most of Chinese big cities belong to this variety.
A prefecture-level municipality is subject to the juridiction of a provincial government ,and directly controls some urban districts while overseeing some counties or smaller cities on behalf of the provincial government.
Thus it's normal to see a large City (a Municipality) have jurisdiction over some small cities in China.
Urban Subdivisions of Shantou City
S/NFull NameIn Chinese In PinyinDivison type
1Chenghai District澄海区Chenghai QuDistrict
2Chaonan District潮南区Chaonan QuDistrict
3Chaoyang District潮阳区Chaoyang QuDistrict
4Haojiang District濠江区Haojiang QuDistrict
5Jinping District金平区Jinping QuDistrict
6Longhu District龙湖区Longhu QuDistrict
Subdivisions Under the jurisdication of Shantou Municipality
The components of greater Shantou Municipality
S/NFull NameIn Chinese In PinyinDivison type
1Nan′ao County南澳县Nan′ao XianCounty
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Overview


Shantou is a coastal city in the eastern part of Guangdong Province, situated about 300 kilometers farther along the coast, east-northeast of Hong Kong, near the border with Fujian Province, and thus facing Taiwan across the Taiwan Straits. As one of China's 5 Special Economic Zones, Shantou is one of China's - as well as Guangdong Province's - most important port cities. Through the ages, Shantou has played a pivotal role in the regional trade between coastal south China and the nearby inland area (Shantou lies at the confluence of the Han, Lian and Ron Rivers), and .....
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