Xindu District

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Xindu
新都区
District
Xindu is located in Sichuan
Xindu
Xindu
Location in Sichuan
Coordinates: 30°48′45″N 104°10′25″E / 30.8125°N 104.1735°E / 30.8125; 104.1735Coordinates: 30°48′45″N 104°10′25″E / 30.8125°N 104.1735°E / 30.8125; 104.1735[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Sichuan
Sub-provincial city Chengdu
Area
 • Total 481 km2 (186 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 775,703
 • Density 1,613/km2 (4,180/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 6105XX
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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.

Xindu District (simplified Chinese: 新都区; traditional Chinese: 新都區; pinyin: Xīndū qū; literally: "new capital or new Chengdu") is one of nine districts of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, China, covering part of the northern suburbs. It borders the prefecture-level city of Deyang to the north. The population of the district is 600,000, residing in an area of 481 square kilometres (186 sq mi), only 32.6 km2 (12.6 sq mi) of which is part of the city's urban area. Xindu District was founded as an administrative district in 2001. It is a historical and cultural region encompassing 13 towns and 255 villages.

Nicknames[edit]

Xindu District is known as the "Tianfu Pearl" (天府明珠) and "Fragrant City" (香城).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Inc. "Xindu". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Xindu,+Chengdu,+Sichuan/@30.8124605,104.1734886,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x36efd63819845397:0x15999a8288b0ea5. 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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