Leizhou Peninsula

Leizhou Peninsula

Peninsula off the southwestern coast of Guangdong province, southeastern China. Separated from Hainan Island by the Hainan Strait, it includes Kwangchowan, a territory leased by France from 1898 to 1945. Occupied by Japan in World War II, it was returned to Chinese control in 1946.


Leizhou Peninsula or Lei-chou Peninsula conventional Luichow Peninsula

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