About Beidaihe

The Beidaihe District, as one of the four administrative districts of Qinhuangdao City, is like a brilliant pearl embedded in the central part of the northern coast of Bohai Bay. Covering an area of 112.45 square kilometers with a coastline stretching 23 kilometers, it has a registered population of 99,000 and a permanent population of 118,000. It administers three towns (Haibin Town, Daihe Town, Niutouya Town), two street offices (Dongshan Street Office, Xishan Street Office), and a provincial-level economic development zone (Beidaihe Economic Development Zone). Beidaihe is the birthplace of Chinese tourism and was designated as a "summer resort for both Chinese and foreign residents" by Emperor Guangxu of the Qing Dynasty in 1898. Beidaihe boasts a rich historical and cultural heritage, with the Qin Shihuang Palace ruins and 20 modern villas listed as national key cultural relics protection units. Chairman Mao Zedong's majestic poem "Langtao Sha - Beidaihe," composed in 1954, serves as Beidaihe's most iconic "slogan." Beidaihe is blessed with abundant natural ecological resources, including marine, forest, and wetland ecosystems. The city has a green coverage rate of 57.53%, with a per capita public green space area of 54.16 square meters. It is home to 524 bird species, renowned as the "Mecca of birdwatching." The air boasts 20 times the negative oxygen ion content compared to typical cities, making it a true "natural oxygen bar." Beidaihe's picturesque landscapes include more than 40 scenic spots such as Lianfeng Mountain, Pigeon Nest, and Zhonghai Beach, making it one of China's four major summer resorts. It has been successively designated as one of the first national key scenic spots, one of the first national tourism demonstration areas, an excellent tourist city in China, and has received awards such as the National Civilized City and National Forest City.

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