Zengcheng District

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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
Traditional Chinese 增城區
Simplified Chinese 增城区
Guangdong Romanization zeng1 xing4 kêu1
Hanyu Pinyin Zēngchéng Qū
Alternative Chinese name
Chinese 增城
Guangdong 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 Jyutping
Licheng Subdistrict 荔城街道 Lìchéng Jiēdào lai6 seng4 gaai1 dou6
Zengjiang Subdistrict 增江街道 Zēngjiāng Jiēdào zang1 gong1 gaai1 dou6
Zhucun Subdistrict 朱村街道 Zhūcūn Jiēdào zyu1 cyun1 gaai1 dou6
Zhengguo Town 正果镇 Zhèngguǒ Zhèn zeng3 gwo2 zan3
Shitan Town 石滩镇 Shítān Zhèn sek6 taan1 zan3
Xintang Town 新塘镇 Xīntáng Zhèn san1 tong4 zan3
Zhongxin Town 中新镇 Zhōngxīn Zhèn zung1 san1 zan3
Paitan Town 派潭镇 Pàitán Zhèn paai3 taam4 zan3
Xiaolou Town 小楼镇 Xiǎolóu Zhèn siu2 lau4 zan3

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)". Nandu (南都网). Retrieved 13 February 2014. (Chinese)
  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