Binhu District

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Binhu
滨湖区
District
Binhu is located in Jiangsu
Binhu
Binhu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 31°25′46″N 120°15′39″E / 31.4294°N 120.2608°E / 31.4294; 120.2608Coordinates: 31°25′46″N 120°15′39″E / 31.4294°N 120.2608°E / 31.4294; 120.2608
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangsu
Prefecture-level city Wuxi
Area
 • Total 608.58 km2 (234.97 sq mi)
 • Land 262.49 km2 (101.35 sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 214062

Binhu District (simplified Chinese: 滨湖区; traditional Chinese: 濱湖區; pinyin: Bīnhú Qū) is one of six urban districts of Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, People's Republic of China.

Located in the delta hinterland of the Yangtze River to the southwest of Wuxi City, the district has an area of 608.58 square kilometres (234.97 sq mi), of which 262.49 square kilometres (101.35 sq mi) is land, and a total population of 310,000.

Binhu district is the cradle of the ancient Wu culture and the birthplace of modern industrial and town-based enterprises.

Education[edit]

Wuxi International School (WIS; 无锡国际学校) currently occupies a campus in Binhu District.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us" (http://www.webcitation.org/6XTLM9Ppn Archive]). Wuxi International School. Retrieved on April 2, 2015. "No.8, Wan Xin Road, Bin Hu District, Wuxi City, Jiang Su Province"