Huaxi District

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Huaxi
花溪区
District
A far view of Banbianshan (半边山) - Half-Axed Mount
A far view of Banbianshan (半边山) - Half-Axed Mount
Coordinates: 26°23′N 106°43′E / 26.383°N 106.717°E / 26.383; 106.717Coordinates: 26°23′N 106°43′E / 26.383°N 106.717°E / 26.383; 106.717
Country China
Province Guizhou
Prefecture Guiyang
Area
 • Total 957.6 km2 (369.7 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 328,700
 • Density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website http://www.hxgov.gov.cn/
Xishe (西舍), where celebrities make residence in Guiyang

Huaxi District (Chinese: 花溪区; pinyin: Huāxī Qū) is a district in Guiyang, the capital city of Guizhou Province, China. It is a scenic resort and a national minority cultural center.

Huaxi has an area of 957.6 square km and a population of 328,700. Its GDP was 4.35 billion RMB in 2006.

It is named after the Huaxi River (the "Flower Brook") that meanders through the town and is featured by genuine hills and waters, pastoral beauty and national minority custom. The North Campus and South Campus of Guizhou University and Guizhou University for Nationalities are located in town. The educational facilities and natural beauty make it a renowned educational and cultural center as well as an important tourist destination of Guizhou and southwest China.

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