Hongshan District, Wuhan

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Hongshan

洪山区
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Guanggu Circle
Hongshan is located in Hubei
Hongshan
Hongshan
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 30°32′16″N 114°24′25″E / 30.5377°N 114.4069°E / 30.5377; 114.4069Coordinates: 30°32′16″N 114°24′25″E / 30.5377°N 114.4069°E / 30.5377; 114.4069[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHubei
Sub-provincial cityWuhan
Established date1949; reestablished 1955; 1961[2]
Area
 • Total480.20 km2 (185.41 sq mi)
Elevation
25.3 m (83.0 ft)
Highest elevation
201 m (659 ft)
Lowest elevation
17.3 m (56.8 ft)
Population
 (2010)[4]
 • Total1,549,917
 • Density3,228/km2 (8,360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
430070[5][6]
Area code(s)0027[6]
Websitewww.hongshan.gov.cn
Hongshan District, Wuhan
Simplified Chinese洪山
Traditional Chinese洪山

Hongshan District (simplified Chinese: 洪山; traditional Chinese: 洪山; pinyin: Hóngshān Qū) forms part of the urban core of and is one of 13 urban districts of the prefecture-level city of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, China. The district is named for Mount Hong, located near East Lake. It is the most populous of all the districts, and is the most spacious but least densely populated among the city's seven core districts.[3][4]

Geography

View to the west from above Luoyu Avenue (珞喻路)

The district is located primarily on the right bank of the Yangtze River but also includes Tianxing Island (天兴洲) and White Sand Island (白沙洲) which are in the Yangtze River. The district borders Wuchang and Qingshan to the north and Jiangxia District to the south; it administers the southern bank of the Yangtze, eastern half of East Lake and the northwest of Tangxun Lake; on the left bank it borders, from west to east, Caidian, Hanyang, Jiang'an, Huangpi, and Xinzhou. The district also borders Huarong District, part of the prefecture-level city of Ezhou.[7] There are several mountains in Hongshan District including Mount Hong (洪山) and Mount Yujia (喻家山/瑜珈山) .[8]

Administrative Divisions

The district contains at least 9 subdistricts and 1 township:[9]

NBS Area No.[10] Name (from Mand.) Chinese (Simp.) Pinyin Population (2010)[11] Area (km2)
420111001000 Luonan Subdistrict 珞南街道 Luònán Jiēdào 230,583 13
420111002000 Guanshan Subdistrict 关山街道 Guānshān Jiēdào 314,096 34
420111003000 Shizishan Subdistrict 狮子山街道 Shīzishān Jiēdào[citation needed] 99,255 14
420111004000 Zhangjiawan Subdistrict 张家湾街道 Zhāngjiāwān Jiēdào 27,028 26
420111005000 Liyuan Subdistrict 梨园街道 Líyuán Jiēdào 22,384 3.76
420111006000 Zhuodaoquan Subdistrict 卓刀泉街道 Zhuódāoquán Jiēdào established in Nov 2010
420111007000 Hongshan Subdistrict 洪山街道 Hóngshān Jiēdào 164,992 62
420111008000 Heping Subdistrict 和平街道 Hépíng Jiēdào 107,811 42
420111009000 Qingling Subdistrict 青菱街道 Qīnglíng Jiēdào 79,913 62.5
420111205000 Tianxing Township (T'ien-hsing-chou) 天兴 Tiānxing Xiāng 3,368 26
420111460000 Qingtanhu 清潭湖/清谭湖办事处 Qīngtánhú Bànshìchù 6,438
420111491000 East Lake Scenic Area 东湖风景区街道(洪山) Dōnghú Fēngjǐngqū Jiēdào 53,110

Destinations

Happy Valley Wuhan (simplified Chinese: 欢乐谷; traditional Chinese: 歡樂谷; pinyin: Huānlè Gŭ) is a theme park in Hongshan District. Opened on 29 April 2012, it is the fifth installation of the Happy Valley theme park chain.[12]

References

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Hongshan" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ 洪山区历史沿革 (in Chinese). xzqh.org. 7 July 2014. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b Wuhan Statistical Yearbook 2010 (PDF). Wuhan Statistics Bureau. p. 15. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 5, 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-31.
  4. ^ a b 武汉市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报 (in Chinese). Wuhan Statistics Bureau. 2011-05-11. Archived from the original on 2011-10-25. Retrieved 2011-06-11.
  5. ^ 全国邮编区号搜索. www.ip138.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 7 December 2017. 市、县、区名 湖北省武汉市洪山区{...} 邮政编码 430070
  6. ^ a b http://202.108.98.30/defaultQuery?shengji=%BA%FE%B1%B1%CA%A1%28%B6%F5%29&diji=%CE%E4%BA%BA%CA%D0&xianji=%BA%E9%C9%BD%C7%F8 全国行政区划信息查询平台
  7. ^ 洪山区概况地图 (in Chinese). xzqh.org. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  8. ^ http://wh.bendibao.com/tour/2013423/36646_3.shtm
  9. ^ 洪山年鉴2016 (PDF) (in Chinese). Hongshan District government website. p. 22. Retrieved 5 December 2017. 截至2011年4月,洪山区辖珞南、关山、狮子山、梨园、和平、洪山、张家湾、青菱、卓刀泉9个街道和1个乡天兴乡。
  10. ^ 2016年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:洪山区 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2016. Retrieved 7 February 2018. 统计用区划代码 名称 420111001000 珞南街道 420111002000 关山街道 420111003000 狮子山街道 420111004000 张家湾街道 420111005000 梨园街道 420111006000 卓刀泉街道 420111007000 洪山街道办事处 420111008000 和平街道办事处 420111009000 青菱街道 420111061000 八吉府街办事处 420111080000 关东街道办事处 420111081000 花山街道办事处 420111082000 左岭街道办事处 420111083000 九峰街道办事处 420111205000 天兴乡 420111460000 清谭湖办事处 420111491000 东湖风景区街道(洪山)
  11. ^ 洪山区历史沿革 (in Chinese). xzqh.org. 7 July 2014. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  12. ^ Marden, Duane. "Happy Valley  (Wuhan, Hubei, China)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved 17 November 2012.