Changshou District

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Changshou
长寿区
District
Changshou District in Chongqing
Changshou District in Chongqing
Country China
Region Chongqing
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Changshou (simplified Chinese: 长寿区; traditional Chinese: 長壽區; pinyin: Chángshòu Qū) is one of districts in Chongqing, China, located by Yangtze river, with a history spanning several thousands years. Changshou is 80 km away from Yuzhong of Chongqing city.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Changshou District administers 14 townships and 4 subdistricts,[1] with a total area of 1415 [km²].

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[2]
Fengcheng Subdistrict 凤城街道 Fèngchéng Jiēdào 175,576
Yanjia Subdistrict 晏家街道 Yànjiā Jiēdào 72,825
Jiangnan Subdistrict 江南街道 Jiāngnán Jiēdào 21,509
Duzhou Subdistrict 渡舟街道 Dùzhōu Jiēdào 51,888
Linfeng Town 邻封镇 Línfēng Zhèn 23,868
Dandu Town 但渡镇 Dàndù Zhèn 14,497
Yunji Town 云集镇 Yúnjí Zhèn 27,564
Changshouhu Town 长寿湖镇 Chángshòuhú Zhèn 37,839
Shuanglong Town 双龙镇 Shuānglóng Zhèn 29,213
Longhe Town 龙河镇 Lónghé Zhèn 35,561
Shiyan Town 石堰镇 Shíyàn Zhèn 48,193
Yuntai Town 云台镇 Yúntái Zhèn 40,328
Haitang Town 海棠镇 Hǎitáng Zhèn 24,252
Gelan Town 葛兰镇 Gélán Zhèn 55,938
Xinshi Town 新市镇 Xīnshì Zhèn 21,578
Bake Town 八颗镇 Bākē Zhèn 36,698
Honghu Town 洪湖镇 Hónghú Zhèn 30,426
Wanshun Town 万顺镇 Wànshùn Zhèn 22,256

History[edit]

Changshou enjoys a history of 2300 years.

  • In 316 BC, a Zhi county was establied here.
  • In 226 AD, it was renamed Jiangzhou county.
  • In 519, it was renamed as Lewen county.
  • In 1362, it was renamed as Changshou county.
  • In 1959, Changshou county was put under the administration of Chongqing city.
  • In 2002, Changshou city was changed into Changshou district, Chongjin, a county-level division of Chongqing.

Population[edit]

Until the end of 2013, there are 369321 households,the total population is 906732.Among them, the non-agriculture population is 310531 ,agriculture population is 596201.[3]

Geographic condition[edit]

Changshou is located in 106°49’22” E-107°27’30”E of longitude and 29°43’ N-30°12’30”N of latitude. with 56.56 km wide from south to north, and 57.5 km long from east to west. The altitude in the area is between 154-1034.2m. ChangShou is classified as shallow hill area, sloops in the area are relatively smooth.

Weather condition[edit]

Its climate belongs to subtropic monsoon weather style, with an annual average temperature of 18.1℃, annual accumulated temperature of 6000°C, monthly average temperature of 6.7℃ in January 28.4℃ in July, annual total rainfall of 1152.3mm, annual radiation of 1221 hours and frost-free period of 331days.

Transportation[edit]

Chongqing- Fuling Freeway and other two freeways are intersected in Changshou area. Chongqing- Wanzhou Railway is under construction to provide transportation for businesses and tourists. Changshou has two Yangtze River crossings, a road and a railway bridge.

Changshou District is 50 kilometers [4] away from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport.

Economy[edit]

  • In 2006, the total annual GDP was CNY 8.8 billion.

Tourism[edit]

Famous tourist attractions include Lake Changshou, which is a man-made lake of 60 km²; Changshou Ancient Town; Puti Mountain and Dongling Temple.

Special Local Product[edit]

  • Changshou Grapefruit
  • Changshou Rice Noodle
  • Blood Tofu

Sister city[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://cs.cq.gov.cn/zjcs/11/
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ http://cs.cq.gov.cn/zjcs/12/
  4. ^ http://baike.baidu.com/link?url=6j-TJyDBpNMzanVVg8gQ9BFcTtdJEjYcHdjR0_TzXilBvoXYmmVEHQWvfTn1LE-9348mLAHfRh76MT3JjBI4TF87SKwOYZAGvt7XlgeA_IfSwoefQQkuWh0Gave1MTBC

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 29°57′48″N 107°06′47″E / 29.9633°N 107.113°E / 29.9633; 107.113