Shibei District

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Shibei
市北区
District
Shibei is located in Shandong
Shibei
Shibei
Location in Shandong
Shibei is located in Qingdao
Shibei
Shibei
Location of the district seat in Qingdao
Coordinates: 36°05′15″N 120°22′30″E / 36.08750°N 120.37500°E / 36.08750; 120.37500Coordinates: 36°05′15″N 120°22′30″E / 36.08750°N 120.37500°E / 36.08750; 120.37500
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shandong
Sub-provincial city Qingdao
Township-level divisions 23 subdistricts
District seat Dunhua Road Subdistrict (敦化路街道)
Area
 • Total 63.18 km2 (24.39 sq mi)
Elevation 32 m (104 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,020,700
 • Density 16,000/km2 (42,000/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 266011
Area code(s) 0532
Website shibei.qingdao.gov.cn

Shibei (Chinese: 市北; pinyin: Shìběi; literally: "north city") is a district (区) of Qingdao, People's Republic of China. As of 2010, it has an area of 63.18 square kilometres (24.39 sq mi) and around 1,027,000 inhabitants. In December 2012 neighbouring Sifang District was merged into Shibei.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Shibei District is divided into 23 subdistricts, the latter 7 of which were ceded from Sifang District:[2][3]

Economy[edit]

Port[edit]

Shibei is home to part of the Qingdao Port, one of China’s major trade ports and the seventh busiest in the world, with wharves for ore, crude oil, and coal. It operates more than 125 international sea routes to more than 450 ports in more than 130 countries and regions around the world. In 2009, the port handled 317 million tons of cargo, with 222 million tons from foreign trade and 10.28 million standard containers, making it the world’s seventh largest port (ninth in foreign cargo).[4]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "青岛调整部分行政区划 撤销黄岛区、胶南市等" (in Simplified Chinese). Sina Finance. 1 December 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  2. ^ "2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:市北区" (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  3. ^ "2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:四方区" (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  4. ^ "Transport & Communications". www.qingdao-invest.gov.cn. Qingdao Municipal Overseas Investment Promotion Bureau. Retrieved September 19, 2010. 

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