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[hoi-hou, -hoh] /ˈhɔɪˈhaʊ, -ˈhoʊ/
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city and capital of Hainan sheng (province), southern China. It is situated on the north coast of Hainan Island, facing the Leizhou Peninsula, across the Hainan (Qiongzhou) Strait (9.5 miles [15 km] wide). Haikou originally grew up as the port for Qiongshan, the ancient administrative capital of Hainan Island, which is situated some 3 miles (5 km) inland

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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