Dazu District

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Dazu Rock Carvings
Dazu in Chongqing
Dazu in Chongqing
Country China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture Chengdu
 • Total 1,433 km2 (553 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 721,300
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Dazu District (simplified Chinese: 大足区; traditional Chinese: 大足區; pinyin: Dàzú Qū) is a district of Chongqing, China. It is where the famous Dazu Rock Carvings, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located.

In October 2011, Dazu County and Shuangqiao District were merged to form the new Dazu District.[1]

Dazu Lotus Manor is a tourist attraction with many lotus plants, some bred from seeds sent to space.


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Coordinates: 29°42′N 105°43′E / 29.700°N 105.717°E / 29.700; 105.717