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List of islands of China

This is a list of islands of the People's Republic of China (PRC). Islands that are claimed by the PRC, including those under the control of the Republic of China and those disputed with other countries, are noted after the list.

Chinese characters that mean island [ edit ]

The following is a list of Chinese characters (traditional and simplified) that mean 'island', preceded by the Hanyu Pinyin pronunciation in Mandarin Chinese.

  • Dǎo (島 / 岛) — the most generic character for island in the Chinese language
  • (嶼 / 屿) — mainly used around Fujian in the Min Chinese region
  • Shān () — commonly used in the south
  • Shā () — used in the South China Sea outlying islands or islands in rivers
  • Yán (巖 / 岩) or Yántóu (巖頭 / 岩头) — used around Guangdong and Zhejiang
  • Zhì () — mainly used around Zhejiang; historically written as (屿)
  • Ào (嶴 / 岙) — often used around Zhejiang though it has mostly been replaced by ()
  • Tuó () — often used in Northern China
  • Táng () or () — used in Zhejiang
  • (磯 / 矶) — used around Zhejiang and Shandong
  • Zhōu () — used for many islands in rivers

Names for an archipelago/islands/island group

  • Qúndǎo ([羣島] 群島 / 群岛)
  • Lièdǎo (列島 / 列島)
  • Dǎoqún ([島羣] 島群 / 岛群)

By provincial-level administrative divisions [ edit ]

A view on Hebao Island

Fujian [ edit ]

Guandong [ edit ]

Guangxi [ edit ]

Hainan [ edit ]

  • Hainan (province) (the largest island under the control of the People's Republic of China; the second largest island claimed by the People's Republic of China, ranking after Taiwan which is under the control of the Republic of China)

Hunan [ edit ]

Hong Kong [ edit ]

Macau [ edit ]

Shandong [ edit ]

Shanghai [ edit ]

Zhejiang [ edit ]

Disputed islands [ edit ]

South China Sea [ edit ]

Taiwan [ edit ]

The Political status of Taiwan is a longstanding international dispute. All islands claimed by China are also claimed by Taiwan and vice versa. These islands are under Taiwanese administration.

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ 世行贷款福建渔港建设项目(北礵二级渔 港工程)海洋环境影响报告书 (报批本)(PDF) (in Chinese). Fujian Environmental Science Academy 福建省环境科学研究院. p. 46. 海岛乡由西洋、浮鹰、四礵列岛、小西洋、魁山、马刺等43 个岛屿组成,海域面积广阔,海岸线总长度为 104.5km,浅海和滩涂面积 15.6 万亩,陆地 总面积 29.8km2。
  2. ^ 海岛乡 [Haidao Township]. XZQH.org (in Chinese). 22 December 2015. Retrieved 21 February 2020. 由西洋岛、浮鹰岛、四礵列岛等43个大小岛屿组成。面积29.8平方千米。常住人口7915人(2010年六普)。辖6个行政村。{...}1954年设海岛区,1958年改公社,1984年改乡。1996年,面积29.8平方千米,{...}2000年常住人口10871人(五普)。
  3. ^ Spider Island (Variant - V) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  4. ^ Chih-chu Tao (Variant - V) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "NG 51-5 HSIA-P'U" (in English and Chinese). Washington, D. C.: Army Map Service. 1953 – via Perry–Castañeda Library Map Collection. Pei-shuang 北霜{...}Tung-shuang 東霜{...}PEI-SHUANG LIEH-TAO 北霜列島{...}Hsi-shuang{...}Nan-shuang (122) 南霜{...}HSIAO AN SHUI TAO 小安水道{...}SHUANG-FENG TAO 雙峯島{...}Nu Geu Sen{...}I-ssu-ma-ssu Tao (Isthmus Island)乙四馬四島{...}Ma Chick{...}CHIH-CHU-TAO 蜘蛛島
  6. ^ I-ssu-ma-ssu-tao (Variant - V) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  7. ^ Kuishan Dao (Approved - N) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  8. ^ 清新海岛 (in Chinese). 宁德网消息. 3 June 2018. Retrieved 22 February 2020. 5月16日,我们来到霞浦县西洋岛拍日出。日光下,西洋岛对面的浮鹰岛、马刺岛、尼姑屿显得格外美丽。
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