Top 10 most beautiful islands in China

By Xu Lin and Lu Na
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   Diaoyu Islands(钓鱼岛)

Diaoyu Islands, one of the 'Top 10 most beautiful islands in China' by China.org.cn

Diaoyu Islands 



Located in the northern East China Sea, the Diaoyu Islands are at the frontline of the defense of China's sovereignty. The islands consist of Diaoyu Island, Huangwei Island, Chiwei Island, Nanxiao Island, Beixiao Island, Dananxiao Island, Dabeixiao Island and Feilai Island, and cover an area of some seven square kilometers. There are four main brooks on the Diaoyu Islands and the island's highest peak reaches up to 362 meters. The island is famous for its various herbal medicines, which are effective in fighting a number of diseases. It also boasts rich oil reserves and fishery resources.

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