Zengcheng District

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Not to be confused with Zeng Cheng.
Zengcheng
增城区
District
Gualv Square in Zengcheng
Gualv Square in Zengcheng
  Zengcheng in Guangzhou
  Zengcheng in Guangzhou
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Sub-provincial city Guangzhou
Area
 • Total 1,741.4 km2 (672.4 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 810,554
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 511300
Area code(s) 020
Website http://www.zengcheng.gov.cn/
Zengcheng District
Simplified Chinese 增城区
Traditional Chinese 增城區
Canton Romanization zeng1 xing4 kêu1
Hanyu Pinyin Zēngchéng Qū
Alternative Chinese name
Chinese 增城
Canton Romanization zeng1 xing4
Hanyu Pinyin Zēngchéng
Postal Map Tsengshing

Zengcheng District, is a district of Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. It was upgraded from a county-level city to a district under the jurisdiction of Guangzhou on 12 February 2014.[1]

Known for the production of blue jeans, in June 2011 Zengcheng was the scene of a riot by migrant workers.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Canton Romanization
Licheng Subdistrict 荔城街道 Lìchéng Jiēdào lei6 séng4 gai1 dou6
Zengjiang Subdistrict 增江街道 Zēngjiāng Jiēdào zeng1 gong1 gai1 dou6
Zhucun Subdistrict 朱村街道 Zhūcūn Jiēdào ju1 qun1 gai1 dou6
Yongning Subdistrict 永宁街道 Yǒngníng Jiēdào wing5 ning4 gai1 dou6
Zhengguo Town 正果镇 Zhèngguǒ Zhèn zéng3 guo2 zen3
Shitan Town 石滩镇 Shítān Zhèn ség6 tan1 zen3
Xintang Town 新塘镇 Xīntáng Zhèn sen1 tong4 zen3
Zhongxin Town 中新镇 Zhōngxīn Zhèn zung1 sen1 zen3
Paitan Town 派潭镇 Pàitán Zhèn pai3 tam4 zen3
Xiaolou Town 小楼镇 Xiǎolóu Zhèn xiu2 leo4 zen3
Xiancun Town 仙村镇 Xiāncūn Zhèn xin1 qun1 zen3

Climate[edit]

Zengcheng's mild climate, fertile land, annual average temperature of 22.2 degrees and average yearly rainfall of 1,869 millimetres (73.6 in) make it suitable for tropical and subtropical crop growth. The district is noted for production of the lychee.

Education[edit]

Universities and colleges[edit]

  • Holley College of Guangdong University of Technology
  • Guangzhou University Matsuda College
  • Zengcheng Institute of South China Normal University
  • Guangzhou Kangda Vocational Technical College

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Huangpu and Luogang Districts merge, Zengcheng becomes a District (黄埔萝岗合二为一 增城从化撤市改区)" (in Chinese). Nandu (南都网). Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Beijing worries as sense of injustice deepens, Financial Times

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°17′17″N 113°49′41″E / 23.28806°N 113.82806°E / 23.28806; 113.82806