Changping District

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Changping
昌平区
District
Ming Dynasty Tombs
Ming Dynasty Tombs
Location of Changping District in Beijing
Location of Changping District in Beijing
Coordinates: 40°13′14.23″N 116°12′37.81″E / 40.2206194°N 116.2105028°E / 40.2206194; 116.2105028
Country People's Republic of China
Municipality Beijing
Township-level divisions 7 subdistricts
10 towns
District seat Chengbei Subdistrict (城北街道)
Area
 • Total 1,430 km2 (550 sq mi)
Population (2000) 614,821
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 0010

Changping District (simplified Chinese: 昌平区; traditional Chinese: 昌平區; pinyin: Chāngpíng Qū), formerly Changping County (昌平县), is situated in the suburbs of northwest Beijing.

Geography[edit]

Changping District, covering an area of 1,430 square kilometres (550 sq mi), contains two subdistricts of the city of Changping and 15 towns (five of which are suburbs of Beijing) with total population of 614,821 (2000 census). About 34 km (21 mi) from the city center, Changping is renowned for its numerous scenic spots and tourist facilities, like Datangshan museum. It is rich in natural resources, mineral products, and rural products.

The urban area of Changping (116,961 in subdistricts) has an area of 16 km2 (6.2 sq mi) and an estimated population of 130,000. Other major urban areas are Nankou (70,000) and Yangfang (40,000).[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are seven subdistricts and 10 towns in the district:[2]

Subdistricts

Normal:

Areas:[3]

Towns:

Features[edit]

Education[edit]

The Korean International School in Beijing was previously located in Changping District.[5]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:昌平区 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  3. ^ These are officially classified as subdistricts, but as they coincide with the area of the same name, they are commonly named "areas" (地区)
  4. ^ "秦城:“中国第一监狱”大揭秘(图)." Shanghai Prison. December 31, 2009. Retrieved on February 2, 2011. "秦城监狱位于北京市昌平区小汤山镇附近,[...]"
  5. ^ Home page (Archive). Korean International School in Beijing. January 1, 2006. Retrieved on January 25, 2014. "北京市昌平區7里渠南村531號"

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Coordinates: 40°13′14.23″N 116°12′37.81″E / 40.2206194°N 116.2105028°E / 40.2206194; 116.2105028