Yantian District is one of the seven districts of the city of Shenzhen
. It is adjacent to Shenzhen River to the south, and is surrounded by the Luohu
districts of Shenzhen. Until March 1998, Yantian was part of the Luohu District.The size of Yantian district is about 72.63 km sq.
Located on Mirs Bay, Yantian is the location of some of Shenzhen's best-known tourist beaches, Dameisha and Xiaomeisha. Yantian Port is also located within the district.The Shenzhen Yantiangang Free Trade Zone was set up and approved by the State Council on September 27, 1996 with a total area of 0.85 square kilometer.