Zhongyuan District

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Zhongyuan
中原区
District
Zhongyuan is located in China
Zhongyuan
Zhongyuan
Location in China
Coordinates: 34°45′37″N 113°38′31″E / 34.76028°N 113.64194°E / 34.76028; 113.64194Coordinates: 34°45′37″N 113°38′31″E / 34.76028°N 113.64194°E / 34.76028; 113.64194
Country China
Province Henan
Prefecture Zhengzhou
Area
 • Total 97.1 km2 (37.5 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 905,430
 • Density 9,300/km2 (24,000/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website http://www.zhongyuan.gov.cn

Zhongyuan District (Simplified: 中原区;Traditional: 中原區;Hanyu Pinyin: zhōngyuánqū) is a district in the western part of the city of Zhengzhou in Henan Province, People's Republic of China. The city government is located in this district.

Zhongyuan is the second most populous district in Zhengzhou with a population of over 900,000. It is the city's industrial center especially in textiles, though many factories are closing and moving into more remote areas due to pollution. Zhengzhou University is located in the district as well as many of Henan's best middle schools. Zhongyuan is undergoing a construction boom though not as intense as the eastern area of the city.

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