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Statement of the Government of the People's Republic of China on the Baselines of the Territorial Sea of Diaoyu Dao and Its Affiliated Islands
2012/09/10

In accordance with the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone adopted and promulgated on 25 February 1992, the Government of the People's Republic of China hereby announces the baselines of the territorial sea adjacent to Diaoyu Dao and its affiliated islands of the People's Republic of China.

Ⅰ. The baselines of the territorial sea adjacent to Diaoyu Dao, Huangwei Yu, Nanxiao Dao, Beixiao Dao, Nan Yu, Bei Yu and Fei Yu are composed of all the straight lines joining the adjacent base points listed below:

1. Diaoyu Dao      125°44.1′N      123°27.5′E

2. Diaoyu Dao       225°44.2′N     123°27.4′E

3. Diaoyu Dao       325°44.4′N     123°27.4′E

4. Diaoyu Dao       425°44.7′N     123°27.5′E

5. Haitun Dao        25°55.8′N       123°40.7′E

6. Xiahuya Dao      25°55.8′N       123°41.1′E

7. Haixing Dao       25°55.6′N       123°41.3′E

8. Huangwei Yu     25°55.4′N        123°41.4′E

9. Haigui Dao        25°55.3′N        123°41.4′E

10. Changlong Dao 25°43.2′N     123°33.4′E

11. Nanxiao Dao      25°43.2′N     123°33.2′E

12. Changyu Dao    25°44.0′N     123°27.6′E

1. Diaoyu Dao         125°44.1′N   123°27.5′E

Ⅱ. The baselines of the territorial sea adjacent to Chiwei Yu are composed of all the straight lines joining the adjacent base points listed below:

1. Chiwei Yu           25°55.3′N      124°33.7′E

2. Wangchi Dao     25°55.2′N       124°33.2′E

3. Xiaochiwei Dao   25°55.3′N       124°33.3′E

4. Chibeibei Dao     25°55.5′N       124°33.5′E

5. Chibeidong Dao  25°55.5′N       124°33.7′E

1. Chiwei Yu            25°55.3′N       124°33.7′E

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