Pingshan New District

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Pingshan
坪山新区
New District
Pingshan (highlighted in pink) in Shenzhen
Pingshan (highlighted in pink) in Shenzhen
Country China
Region Shenzhen
Area
 • Total 168 km2 (65 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 309,211
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 518118
Website http://www.psxq.gov.cn/
Pingshan New District
Traditional Chinese 坪山新區
Simplified Chinese 坪山新区
Canton Romanization ping4 san1 sen1 kêu1
Hanyu Pinyin Píngshān Xīn Qū
Alternative Chinese name
Chinese 坪山
Canton Romanization ping4 san1
Hanyu Pinyin Píngshān

Pingshan New District is an industrial and technology development area in a district of Longgang District, Shenzhen city, Guangdong province, People's Republic of China.[1][2]

History[edit]

The new district was established on June 30, 2009 by the Shenzhen municipal government.[1][3] This new district superseded the old plan which was initiated back in 1994 and began construction in 1997.[1]

Located southwest of the Huanping community in Pingshan New District, the Dawan Ancestral Residence is one of the biggest Hakka buildings in China. It was built by the Zeng family in 1791, when Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty was on the throne.[4]

Economy[edit]

The car manufacturer BYD has its headquarters on BYD Road, Pingshan New District.,[5] as does the plastic injection mold-maker Shenzhen Changhong Technology Co., Ltd.[6]

Geography[edit]

The new district covers an area of 168 square kilometres. Pingshan New District is situated in the north-eastern part of Shenzhen city. Its next to Huizhou City in the east.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c http://www.ppgis.com.cn/pingshan-2010/en/Compilation-basic-data.asp
  2. ^ http://news.sznews.com/content/2009-07/01/content_3878844.htm
  3. ^ http://www.sz.gov.cn/psxq/
  4. ^ "[1]". Baidu Places (Chinese). Retrieved on June 12, 2014.
  5. ^ "[2]." BYD. Retrieved on May 21, 2014. "BYD COMPANY LIMITED Headquarter Add.: No.3009, BYD Road, Pingshan, Shenzhen, 518118, P.R.China"
  6. ^ "[3]." CHT. Retrieved on May 21, 2014. "CHT Group HQ Address: Westside of Jinlong Avenue, Pingshan New District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China - 518118"
  7. ^ http://www.ppgis.com.cn/pingshan-2010/en/background.asp

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Coordinates: 22°41′16″N 114°20′53″E / 22.68778°N 114.34806°E / 22.68778; 114.34806