Dongqu, Zhongshan

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Dongqu
东区
Subdistrict
Xingzhong Road (兴中道) in East District, Zhongshan
Xingzhong Road (兴中道) in East District, Zhongshan
Dongqu is located in Guangdong
Dongqu
Dongqu
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 22°46′03″N 113°17′46″E / 22.76750°N 113.29611°E / 22.76750; 113.29611Coordinates: 22°46′03″N 113°17′46″E / 22.76750°N 113.29611°E / 22.76750; 113.29611
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Zhongshan
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Dong District (Chinese: 东区; pinyin: Dōng Qū; Jyutping: dung1 keoi1), also known as Dongqu District, East District, or Eastern District, is an urban district of Zhongshan City, Guangdong, China, which was established in 1987. It is the location of the Zhongshan Municipal Government, and is the political, economic, and cultural centre the city, and is renowned for being the (ancestral) hometown of 32,000 overseas Chinese.[1] It covers 71.4 square kilometres (27.6 sq mi) and permanent population of 120,000.[1] Officially, it is a subdistrict (东区街道).[2]

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  1. ^ a b East District, Zhongshan
  2. ^ 2009 年中山市行政区划. 23 November 2010. Accessed 2011-04-16