Nangang District, Harbin

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Nangang
南岗区
District
Nangang is located in Heilongjiang
Nangang
Nangang
Location in Heilongjiang
Coordinates: 45°45′39″N 126°40′17″E / 45.7608°N 126.6715°E / 45.7608; 126.6715Coordinates: 45°45′39″N 126°40′17″E / 45.7608°N 126.6715°E / 45.7608; 126.6715[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Heilongjiang
Sub-provincial city Harbin
Area[2]
 • Total 182.9 km2 (70.6 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,343,857
 • Density 7,300/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Harbin district map
Website hrbng.gov.cn

Nangang District (simplified Chinese: 南岗区; traditional Chinese: 南崗區; pinyin: Nángǎng Qū) is one of nine districts of Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province, People's Republic of China, forming part of the city's urban core. It is home to major offices of the provincial government and is the political heart of Heilongjiang province. Other areas of interest within the district are the Harbin Railway Station, Guomao underground shopping street, a Confucian temple and the Buddhist Jile Temple. By far the most populous and densely populated of Harbin's county-level divisions,[3] it borders the districts of Daowai and Xiangfang to the northeast, Pingfang to the southeast, Shuangcheng to the south, and Daoli to the west. A new subway system is also being built currently.

Nangang district is also famous by the business area around the Hongbo square, there are several shopping centers such as Qiulin corporation, Harbin No. 1 shopping center corporation, Yuanda shopping center.

The central part of Nangang includes the Harbin Institute of Technology, Northern Theater, and the First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University.

There are also many famous streets in Nangang District, such as Tieling Street, Guogeli Street, Anshan Street, Longjiang Street, Jilin Street, Ashihe Street, etc.

Nangang district also has many excellent schools, such as No. 69 middle school, No. 3 high school, and so on.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Inc. "Nangang". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Dacheng+Sub-district+Office/@45.760782,126.67145,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x5e447fe99db36c5b:0x33e4bc3564be3009. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Harbin Statistical Yearbook 2011 (《哈尔滨统计年鉴2011》). Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b 2010 Census Harbin primary statistics report (《哈尔滨市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报》). Accessed 8 July 2014.

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