Highlights, Monuments and Scenic sites of Hainan Province
Hainan only joined the mainland's Nation at a later Time.
For two millennia Hainan was where subversive officials were exiled to, so it's littered with historically significant sites, such as Temple of Five Lords (a memorial to five shunned bureaucrats) and the Tomb of Hai Rui. There are three ethnic groups on the Island, the majority of whom are the Li and Miao ethnic groups. Ethnic minority groups of Hainan Island are the Li People ,VMiao,and the Min People. The Li reside mainly in the central and southern regions of the Island.
Ethnic Minorities of Hainan (海南) Island Province of China
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Hainan Province of China
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More information on the History of Hainan island is coming soon.
A Full and complete Map of China (PRC) identifying all Language Areas big and small in all Provinces and Autonomous Regions of China.
Map includes Turkic Languages (Uygur, Kazakh, Kirghiz, Salar & Uzbek), Mongolian Language and Sub-Divisions (Mongol, Tu, Daur and Dongxian), Tungusic Peoples (Oroqen, Evenki and Xibe) and Languages, Korean, Tajik (Tadzhik), Mon-Khmer (Kawa + Puman (or Pulang)), Hui, Uygur (Uighur), Tibeto-Bhurman Languages, Tai and Miao, Yao and She' Language Area's and Borders. Main Area's and sub-divisions of Han Languages (Northern Mandarin, Eastern Mandarin, South-Western Mandarin and Cantonese) further included. This color-coded ethno-linguistic Map (of 1967 AD) identifies at a glance most ethnic minority regions in China
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Soundbonus - Popular Chinese Folk Song 'The Beautiful Nandu River', By Unknown Chinese Artist.
The poetically-named Tianya Haijiao, or “Edge of the Sky, Rim of the Sea,” is a beach so scenic it’s depicted on the two-dollar Yuan note.
Future developments are expected to be huge if not overwhelming. Housing Prives have already mushroomed and much more is coming. Early in 2010 the Central Governmentv in Beijing announced its intentions for Hainan to become an international holiday destination by 2020.
Mission Hills recently unveiled a 22-course golf resort in the city of Haikou.
A space theme park that's supposed to rival Disneyland is slated to open in three to four years, and duty-free shopping and tax-refund measures are on the cards. Hainan will become of family holiday destination and in all likelyhood will not see any development of Gambling and Casino's.
A Schematic Map of the Eurasian Trade Routes existing in the 13Th Century (Yuan Dynasty).
Clearly depicted on the Map are the land-bound trading routes through Central Asia known as the Silk Road (the path of Marco Polo and others) and the Maritime Trade Routes that operated between the Arabian Peninsula, the Indian Ocean and Coastal Cities, the Straights of Malacca and South-China Sea's. As shown Maritime Trade to China mainly entered through Southern Harbors, then was distributed internally by use of the Grand Canal, the Yangzte River and the Yellow River.