Zhoushan Archipelago New Area was officially approved by the State Council on June 30, 2011 as the fourth state-level New Area after Pudong New Area of Shanghai, Binhai New Area of Tianjin and Liangjiang New Area of Chongqing. It’s also the first state-level new area focusing on the development of marine economy.
Map of Zhoushan Archipelago New Area
■ Basic Information
Land area: 1,440 sq km
Water area: 20,800 sq km
Permanent residents: 1.23 million
Number of islands: 1,390