Wuguishan District

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Wuguishan
五桂山区
Subdistrict
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Zhongshan
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Wuguishan District (Chinese: 五桂山区; pinyin: Wǔguìshān Qū; Jyutping: ng5gwai3saan1 keoi1) is an urban district of Zhongshan prefecture-level city, Guangdong province, China. It has a population of 7,400 permanent residents and more than 20,000 migrants. Officially, it is a subdistrict (五桂山街道).[1]

Name[edit]

It derives its name from "Wugui Mountain" (五桂山; Mandarin Pinyin: Wǔguìshān) in the district, which literally means "five osmanthus mountain" in English. The name of Xiangshan County, Zhongshan's old name, also derives from the mountain.[2]

Geography[edit]

Situated in the southern part of Zhongshan, it borders with East District, South District, Sanxiang, Nanlang, Banfu of Zhongshan and Jinding town (金鼎鎮) of Zhuhai. It covers an area of 113 square kilometres (44 sq mi).

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 年中山市行政区划. 23 November 2010. Accessed 2011-04-16
  2. ^ Wugui Mountain District

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 22°30′56″N 113°23′33″E / 22.5156°N 113.3924°E / 22.5156; 113.3924