Qingpu District, Shanghai

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Qingpu
青浦区
District
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
Qingpu in Shanghai
Qingpu in Shanghai
Country People's Republic of China
Municipality Shanghai
Area
 • Total 675.11 km2 (260.66 sq mi)
Population (2010) 1,081,000
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Qingpu District (simplified Chinese: 青浦区; traditional Chinese: 青浦區; pinyin: Qīngpǔ Qū; Shanghainese: tsin phu chiu) is a district of Shanghai Municipality. Lake Dianshan is located in Qingpu.

The population of Qingpu was counted at 1,081,000 people in the 2010 Census.[1] It has an area of 675.11 km2 (260.66 sq mi).

Qingpu District is the westernmost district of Shanghai Municipality; it is adjacent to Jiangsu and Zhejiang Provinces. Around the lake are a number of tourist scenic areas, all complete in tourist facilities. Among the tourist areas is the waterside town Zhujiajiao, a major tourist destination in the Shanghai region.

There are currently 21 domestic travel services, three international travel business departments, 14 star-rated hotels, and 3 AAAA-grade tourist spots in Qingpu District.

Transport[edit]

Economy[edit]

The China offices of Oishi are located here.[2]

Culture[edit]

Baihe, the oldest town in Qingpu District, is famous for its performances of huju or Shanghai opera.

Education[edit]

The French School of Shanghai Qingpu Campus and the German School of Shanghai both share the EuroCampus (S: 欧洲校园, P: Ōuzhōu Xiàoyuán) in Qingpu District.[3][4]

Notable residents[edit]

Chen Yun, an important cadre in the Deng Xiaoping era, was born here.

Subdistricts and towns[edit]

Subdistricts: Xiayang Subdistrict (夏阳街道), Yingpu Subdistrict (盈浦街道), Xianghuaqiao Subdistrict (香花桥街道).

Towns: Zhaoxiang (赵巷镇), Xujing (徐泾镇), Huaxin (华新镇), Chonggu (重固镇), Baihe (白鹤镇), Zhujiajiao (朱家角镇), Liantang (练塘镇), Jinze (金泽镇).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shanghai 2010 Population & Density by District & County (Qu & Xian)". Demographia Observations. 6 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Company Overview of Liwayway Holdings Company Limited." Businessweek. Retrieved on April 5, 2014. "2277 Hu Qing Ping Highway Shanghai, 201702 China"
  3. ^ "Home." French School of Shanghai. Retrieved on 23 May 2014. "Campus de Qingpu : 350, Gao Guang Lu, Qingpu District 201702 Shanghai (Chine)" and "Campus de Pudong : 1555, Jufeng Lu, Pudong District 201208 Shanghai (Chine)"
  4. ^ "Kontakt." German School of Shanghai EuroCampus. Retrieved on 23 May 2014. "Deutsche Schule Shanghai EuroCampus 350 Gaoguang Lu Shanghai 201702 " - Chinese address: "上海德国学校 欧洲校园 (浦西) 201702上海市高光路350号"
  5. ^ "青浦区". Xíngzhèngqūhuà 行政区划网 (in simplified Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 24 May 2012-05-24. 

Further reading[edit]

Coordinates: 31°10′15″N 121°07′41″E / 31.1708°N 121.128°E / 31.1708; 121.128