From March to May , the Landing Operation on Hainan Island captured the island for the Chinese. Hainan Province travel information about location, ethnic minority groups, climate , pictures and attractions in major cities like Haikou and Sanya.
Hainan Island is known as "China's Hawaii" for its tropical climate and beautiful beaches. American citizens interested in exploring China are in luck. China's government announced that, starting May 1, citizens from the US, the UK, Canada, and a dozen of other European and Asian countries can visit Hainan Island for up to 30 days without a visa.
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Besides, it boasts soft beaches and beautiful tropical scenery, which make it a famous holiday resort in China. Its administrative regions are Hainan Island, Xisha archipelago, Zhongsha archipelago and Nansha archipelago. The whole province occupies a land area of 35, square kilometers 13, square miles and a sea area of 2,, square kilometers , square miles. The main island, Hainan Island, which is shaped like a giant elliptical pear, is China's largest island after Taiwan. It is the political, economic, cultural and transportation center of the whole province. The other prefecture-level city of the province is Sanya, which is a hot destination for tourism.