Putuo District, Shanghai
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Shanghai West Railway Station
Putuo in Shanghai
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Putuo District (simplified Chinese: 普陀区; traditional Chinese: 普陀區, Shanghainese: phu2du1 chiu1, Mandarin pinyin: Pǔtuó Qū) is a municipal district, 54.83 km2 (21.17 sq mi) located northwest of the central area of Shanghai, China.
Putuo cover area of 54.83 square kilometers (21.17 sq mi). The name comes from the territory of Putuo Road. Suzhou Creek crosses the Putuo area. The Shanghai Putuo District People's Government is in Daduhe Road.
The Putuo District has six subdistricts and three towns:
- Subdistricts: Changshou Road Subdistrict (长寿路街道), Caoyang New Village Subdistrict (曹杨新村街道), Changfeng New Village Subdistrict (长风新村街道), Yichuan Road Subdistrict (宜川路街道), Ganquan Road Subdistrict (甘泉路街道), Shiquan Road Subdistrict (石泉路街道).
In 2009, the region's total registered population was 872,600. The natural growth rate of households was -1.99‰. At the end of 2009, there was a resident population of 1,135,900. The Putuo district is home to populations representing 44 minorities, the largest of whom are Chinese Muslims from the country's northwest. They account for a total minority population of 70%.
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