|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
It covers the western part of Xining's built-up conurbation. It has over 200 000 residents (2004). Ethnically, most are Han-nation; there are also Hui (回), Tibetan (藏, Zang), Tujia (土等), etc. - 26 in all.
District executive, legislature and judiciary are in the Xiguan Avenue Street Committee (西关大街街道), together with the CPC and PSB branches. (Executive or People's Government is addressed : May Fourth Avenue, 810001).
Aside of Xiguan Avenue, the district oversees another five Street Committees and one Town:
- Guchengtai 古城台
- Hutai 虎台
- Shengli Rd 胜利路
- Nanchuan West Rd 南川西路
- Pengjiazhai Town 彭家寨镇