Sanya is the southernmost city on Hainan Island, and one of the three prefecture-level cities of Hainan Province, in Southeast China.
According to the 2010 Census, the population of Sanya is of 685,408 inhabitants, living in an area of 1,919.58 square kilometres (741.15 sq mi). The city is renowned for its tropical climate and has emerged as a popular tourist destination, also serving as the training site of the Chinese national beach volleyball team. Sanya is home to small concentrations of Utsul people.
Dānzhōu (Chinese: 儋州) is a city in the northwest of the Chinese island province of Hainan. It is a county-level city administered directly by the province. Although called a "city", Danzhou refers to a large land area in Hainan - an area which was once a county. Within this area is the main city, Danzhou City.