Shantou City has a total area of 2,198.7 sq. km., it had a permanent resident population of 5.5521 million at the end of 2015, including 5.5046 million with registered residence. The total sea area of the city is 10,500 sq. km, including 2,570 sq. km. of different marine function zones. Shantou City has jurisdiction over Nan'ao County and six districts, namely, Jinping, Longhu, Chenghai, Haojiang, Chaoyang and Chaonan.
Source: Shantou Government Office