Pujiang County, Sichuan

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Pujiang County
蒲江县
County
Pujiang is located in Sichuan
Pujiang
Pujiang
Location in Sichuan
Coordinates: 30°11′56″N 103°30′32″E / 30.199°N 103.509°E / 30.199; 103.509Coordinates: 30°11′56″N 103°30′32″E / 30.199°N 103.509°E / 30.199; 103.509[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Sichuan
Sub-provincial city Chengdu
Area
 • Total 583 km2 (225 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 239,562
 • Density 411/km2 (1,060/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 6116XX
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Core districts
1 Jinjiang
2 Qingyang
3 Jinniu
4 Wuhou
5 Chenghua
Suburbs
6 Longquanyi
7 Qingbaijiang
8 Xindu
9 Wenjiang
11 Shuangliu Co.
12 Pi Co.
Satellite cities
16 Dujiangyan
17 Pengzhou
18 Qionglai
19 Chongzhou
Rural
10 Jintang Co.
13 Dayi Co.
14 Pujiang Co.
15 Xinjin Co.
Website pujiang.gov.cn

Pujiang County (simplified Chinese: 蒲江县; traditional Chinese: 蒲江縣; pinyin: Pújiāng Xiàn) is under the administration of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, China. It is the southernmost division of Chengdu City.

Geography[edit]

Pujiang County is in the Southwest part of the Sichuan Basin and in the area from East longitude 103°19′to 103°41′ and from North latitude 30°05′ to 30°20′. It borders Pengshan and Meishan in the east, Mingshan in the west, Danlin (Danleng County) in the south, and Qionglai City in the north, stretching 37 kilometers from east to west and 27.5 kilometers from north to south.

History[edit]

In the 4th century BC the Qing Kingdom annexed the Shu Kingdom and established Puyang county in the Pushui area. In the Han Dynasty, Puyang county was eliminated and affiliated with Linyi county. In 554 AD, it was built as Guangding county and in 601 AD the name was changed to Pujiang. The county was originally located in Lixudi in the north and during the Hongwu Emperor reign, the emperor moved the county to what is now Heshan town under the jurisdiction of Qiongzhou, and later under Meishan, then Wenjiang. In 1983 it was put under the administration of the city of Chengdu.

Industrial area[edit]

The urban district, Pujiang Centralized Area for Industrial Development, is near to Chendu-Ya'an Highway, 68 kilometers from Chengdu. The area is the only processing center for agriculture by-products at the state level in Chengdu. The size is approximately 6 square kilometers and the shorter-term development area is 5.4 square kilometers. Its emphasis is on developing food drinking biology, medicine, light industry, manufacturing, and other high technology ventures.

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