|Prefecture-level city Shantou|
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Province Guangdong Province
Area 38.5 km²
Area code 0754
|Country People's Republic of China|
Haimen (simplified Chinese: 海门; traditional Chinese: 海門; pinyin: Hǎimén; literally: "sea gate") is a town of Chaoyang District, Shantou, in the east of Guangdong province, China, and is situated on the South China Sea coast. It administers 16 villages, and in 2005, it had a population of about 114,300 residing in a total area of 38.5 km2 (14.9 sq mi), although 10.7 km2 (4.1 sq mi) of it is ocean. In December 2011, it was the site of protests where thousands of demonstrators spoke out over plans to expand a coal-fired power plant in the town.