The three islands of the Beibu Bay in Dongxing City
The three islands face the Beibu Bay of the South China Sea, stand against big mountains and are just separated from Vietnam by a river. Especially Wutou and Wanwei are close at hand to Vietnam.
English Name: The three islands of the Beibu Bay in Dongxing City
Chinese Name: 北部湾三岛
Recommended Visiting Hours: 1 day
Address: Dongxing City, Fangchenggang Shi, Guangxi Zhuangzuzizhiqu, China
The three islands of the Beibu Bay
The three islands face the Beibu Bay of the South China Sea, stand against big mountains and are just separated from Vietnam by a river. Especially Wutou and Wanwei are close at hand to Vietnam. The three islands are the alluvial deposits formed by the seawater. Wanwei Island lies at the southernmost end of Jinping peninsula, where is smooth and narrow; Wutou Island projects its middle part, with both ends drooping, taking on the shape of the spindle; Shanxin Island is shaped like a basin, with the higher outer edge and lower middle part.
Introduction of The three islands of the Beibu Bay
As the three islands are the only inhabited area of the Jing nationality, which is one of the 56 nationalities in China, they are used to be called “three islands of the Jing Nationality”. The total area is 20.8 square kilometers and the total population is 13000. It is the gathering place of Chinese Jing people.
Located in the subtropical zone, the three islands are abundant in natural resources. The Beibu Bay in the south is a famous fishing ground, abound with marine products, such as fish, shrimp, crab, and shellfish. There are more than 700 kinds of fish, among which 200 kinds have higher economic value and abundant output. The pearl, sea horse, and sea otter are the rare medicinal herbs. The salinity of the seawater in the Beibu Bay exceeds 31 percent, which is suitable for the development of the salt industry. The salt-making methods of Jing people include shining and boiling.
The three islands are also abundant in tourist resources and the tourist industry is in the ascendant. The coast trees are luxuriant, green and fresh; Around the three islands there is a 13 -km-long seashore sandy beaches, 10-20 meters wide, where the sand is soft and golden, thus famed as “the golden beach.” The seawater is clean and dark blue, and the shallow water area is wide and smooth. In the daytime, the sea is calm, while at night the tides well up. The ocean, sandy beach, woods, crane groups, have formed a unique seashore natural scene. It is a rare bathing beach. Nowadays, the honest and warmhearted Jing people have already built up “the travel resort,” where the hotels of different grade and seafood restaurants are in a compact mass. Jing people are opening their arms to meet the arrival of friends and guests from home and abroad.
Besides fishery, Jing people are also engaged in agricultural production of rice, sweet potato, maize, taro, peanut, etc. In the Jing people inhabited region, it abounds with subtropical fruits, such as banana, longan, papaya, yellow peel fruit, jackfruit, etc. Along the coast, there has grown the mangrove (sea olive), whose bark contains tannic acid, important industrial raw materials.
On the beautiful Beibu Bay in the South China Sea, there is a wonderful land, where “the grass does not wither in winter, the flowers not just bloom in Spring, the scale of fish in the water can reveal itself in any season, the fruit grows heavily on the branches.” It is just the “three islands of the Jing nationality” – Wutou, Wanwei, and Shanxin.
With the economic development in the three islands, the living standards of Jing people have been improved a lot. The income increases, the living conditions are greatly improved, and all the necessary household appliances come into their homes. The communications and transportation have basically realized modernization, making the three islands step into the information-based society.
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Edited by Lynette Fu/付云锐