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Changjiang Li autonomous county

Updated: 2021-03-16

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Qizi Bay. [Photo/changjiang.gov.cn]

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Qizi Bay. [Photo/changjiang.gov.cn]

Changjiang Li autonomous county is located in the west section of northwestern Hainan province, next to Baisha from the east, Ledongfrom south, Dongfang city from the southeast, Beibu Bay from the northwest and Danzhou from the northeast.

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Wetland Park. [Photo/changjiang.gov.cn]

Changjiang Li autonomous county covers an area of 1,617 square kilometers. Its coastline is 63.7 km and water area covers 5,533 hectares. The county owns traditional customs of Li ethnic group, such as brocade weaving, pottery making skills and tattooing. It also has many distinctive local cultures including Danzhou drama, Danzhou folk songs, Double Third Day festival of Li ethnic group and Dragon Boat Race.

It possesses convenient transportation network. The total length of the highway in the county is 654.91 km. Meanwhile, the county has four important fishing ports including Changhua, Haiwei, Xingang, and Shayutang.

In 2020, the county's regional GDP saw an average annual growth rate of 5.5 percent, with local general public budget revenue and the average annual growth of total retail sales of social consumer goods increasing by 12.7 percent and 5.5 percent respectively.

In 2020, its fixed asset investment increased by 1.1 percent year-on-year. The disposable income of its urban and rural residents increased by 3 percent and 7.5 percent year-on-year respectively. All 23,000 impoverished people in the county and 36 impoverished villages were lifted out of poverty.