Changping District

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Changping
昌平区
District
Ming Dynasty Tombs
Location of Changping District in Beijing
Location of Changping District in Beijing
Coordinates: 40°13′14.23″N 116°12′37.81″E / 40.2206194°N 116.2105028°E / 40.2206194; 116.2105028
Country People's Republic of China
Municipality Beijing
Township-level divisions 7 subdistricts
10 towns
District seat Chengbei Subdistrict (城北街道)
Area
 • Total 1,430 km2 (550 sq mi)
Population (2000) 614,821
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 0010

Changping District (simplified Chinese: 昌平区; traditional Chinese: 昌平區; pinyin: Chāngpíng Qū), formerly Changping County (昌平县), is situated in the suburbs of northwest Beijing.

Geography[edit]

Changping District, covering an area of 1,430 square kilometres (550 sq mi), contains two subdistricts of the city of Changping and 15 towns (five of which are suburbs of Beijing) with total population of 614,821 (2000 census). About 34 km (21 mi) from the city center, Changping is renowned for its numerous scenic spots and tourist facilities, like Datangshan museum. It is rich in natural resources, mineral products, and rural products.

The urban area of Changping (116,961 in subdistricts) has an area of 16 km2 (6.2 sq mi) and an estimated population of 130,000. Other major urban areas are Nankou (70,000) and Yangfang (40,000).[1]

Changping District is now connected to the Beijing Subway System via the Changping Line [2] The line terminus is at Changping Xishankou, and the Changping Line connects to Line 8 at Zhuxinzhuang station and Line 13 at Xi'erqi Station.

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are five subdistricts and 15 towns with 5 towns of which carry the "area" (地区) label in the district:[3][4]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[5] Area (km2)
Chengbei Subdistrict 城北街道 Chéngběi Jiēdào 187,228 18.90
Chengnan Subdistrict 城南街道 Chéngnán Jiēdào 58,127 14.13
Tiantongyuanbei Subdistrict 天通苑北街道 Tiāntōngyuànběi Jiēdào 359,415 4.70
Tiantongyuannan Subdistrict 天通苑南街道 Tiāntōngyuànnán Jiēdào 5.60
Huoying Subdistrict 霍营街道 Huòyíng Jiēdào 4.60
Dongxiaokou Area 东小口地区 Dōngxiǎokǒu Dìqū 32.20
Nankou Area 南口地区 Nánkǒu Dìqū 67,811 202.50
Machikou Area 马池口地区 Mǎchíkǒu Dìqū 73905 58.40
Shahe Area 沙河地区 Shāhé Dìqū 110,808 56.00
Huilongguan Area 回龙观地区 Huílóngguān Dìqū 306,311 34.00
Yangfang Town 阳坊镇 Yángfāng Zhèn 23,701 40.52
Xiaotangshan Town 小汤山镇 Xiǎotāngshān Zhèn 55,737 70.10
Nanshao Town 南邵镇 Nánshào Zhèn 24,180 35.20
Cuicun Town 崔村镇 Cuīcūn Zhèn 21,319 60.00
Baishan Town 百善镇 Bǎi shàn Zhèn 21,662 35.14
Beiqijia Town 北七家镇 Běiqījiā Zhèn 263,323 21.4
Liucun Town 流村镇 Liúcūn Zhèn 17,900 257.00
Shisanling Town 十三陵镇 Shísānlíng Zhèn 20,911 158.80
Xingshou Town 兴寿镇 Xìngshòu Zhèn 33,139 75.00
Yanshou Town 延寿镇 Yánshòu Zhèn 113.31

Features[edit]

Tansport[edit]

Metro[edit]

Changping is currently served by four metro lines operated by Beijing Subway and one commuter line operated by BCR:

Education[edit]

Colleges and universities[edit]

The China University of Petroleum (Beijing) is in the district.[7]

Primary and secondary schools[edit]

Public schools:

Private schools:

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ http://www.travelchinaguide.com/images/map/beijing/beijing-subway.gif
  3. ^ These towns are officially classified as subdistricts, but as they coincide with the area of the same name, they are commonly named "areas" (地区)
  4. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:昌平区 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  5. ^ shi, Guo wu yuan ren kou pu cha ban gong; council, Guo jia tong ji ju ren kou he jiu ye tong ji si bian = Tabulation on the 2010 population census of the people's republic of China by township / compiled by Population census office under the state; population, Department of; statistics, employment statistics national bureau of (2012). Zhongguo 2010 nian ren kou pu cha fen xiang, zhen, jie dao zi liao (Di 1 ban. ed.). Beijing Shi: Zhongguo tong ji chu ban she. ISBN 978-7-5037-6660-2. 
  6. ^ "秦城:“中国第一监狱”大揭秘(图)." Shanghai Prison. December 31, 2009. Retrieved on February 2, 2011. "秦城监狱位于北京市昌平区小汤山镇附近,[...]"
  7. ^ "Home." China University of Petroleum-Beijing. Retrieved on January 17, 2016. "China University of Petroleum-Beijing, 18 Fuxue Road, Changping, Beijing China"
  8. ^ "Contact Us." Beijing Huijia Private School. Retrieved on October 3, 2015. "Add.: No.157 Changhuai Road, Changping District, Beijing" Chinese version. "地址: 北京市昌平区昌怀路157号"
  9. ^ Home page (Archive). Korean International School in Beijing. January 1, 2006. Retrieved on January 25, 2014. "北京市昌平區7里渠南村531號"

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°13′14.23″N 116°12′37.81″E / 40.2206194°N 116.2105028°E / 40.2206194; 116.2105028