Wuhou District

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Wuhou
武侯区
District
Jinli Street near Wuhou Temple
Jinli Street near Wuhou Temple
Wuhou is located in Sichuan
Wuhou
Wuhou
Location in Sichuan
Coordinates: 30°35′43″N 104°01′16″E / 30.5954°N 104.0211°E / 30.5954; 104.0211Coordinates: 30°35′43″N 104°01′16″E / 30.5954°N 104.0211°E / 30.5954; 104.0211[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Sichuan
Sub-provincial city Chengdu
Area
 • Total 77 km2 (30 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,083,806
 • Density 14,075/km2 (36,450/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
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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.

Wuhou District (simplified Chinese: 武侯区; traditional Chinese: 武侯區; pinyin: Wǔhóu qū) is one of nine districts of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, China. It contains the historic site, Wuhou Temple and Jinli Street. The district is bordered by Jinjiang District to the east, Shuangliu County to the south and west, and Qingyang District to the north.

Wuhou District is the largest of the five internal districts of Chengdu as well as being the wealthiest. It contains the areas of Yulin and Shuangnan which are considered to be the two areas of Chengdu with the highest living standards.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Inc. "Wuhou". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Wuhou,+Chengdu,+Sichuan/@30.5953914,104.0210586,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x36efc4118ed93a77:0xc6a94eaa59689390. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ "我市2010年第六次全国人口普查数据公报" (in Chinese). Government of Chengdu. 2011-05-13. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 

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