Conghua District

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Conghua
从化区
District
Liuxi River in Jiekou Subdistrict
Liuxi River in Jiekou Subdistrict
  Conghua in Guangzhou
  Conghua in Guangzhou
Coordinates: 23°39′N 113°40′E / 23.650°N 113.667°E / 23.650; 113.667Coordinates: 23°39′N 113°40′E / 23.650°N 113.667°E / 23.650; 113.667
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Sub-provincial city Guangzhou
Area
 • Total 1,974.5 km2 (762.4 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 543,377
 • Density 280/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 510900
Area code(s) 020
Website www.conghua.gov.cn
Conghua
Simplified Chinese 从化
Traditional Chinese 從化
Canton Romanization Cung4-fa3
Hanyu Pinyin Cónghuà
Postal Tsungfa
Literal meaning From Change

Conghua District, formerly romanized as Tsungfa,[a] is an urban district of Guangzhou in central Guangdong, China. Conghua connects the Pearl River Delta with the mountainous area of northern Guangdong.[4] Within China, it is known for its hot springs[5] and lychees.[6] It covers an area of 1,984 km2 (766 sq mi), with a population of 600,000.[when?] Its GDP was RMB10.369 billion (US$2,360 per person).[when?]

History[edit]

Under the Qing, the area was known as Conghua County. It was subsequently upgraded to county-level city status and then, on 12 February 2014, to an urban district of Guangzhou.[7]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Canton Romanization Population (2010)[8] Area (km2)
Jiekou Subdistrict 街口街道 Jiēkǒu Jiēdào gai1 heo2 gai1 dou6 96,846 21.84
Chengjiao Subdistrict 城郊街道 Chéngjiāo Jiēdào séng4 gao1 gai1 dou6 79,085 160.00
Jiangbu Subdistrict 江埔街道 Jiāngbù Jiēdào gong1 bou3 gai1 dou6 95,843 127.00
Wenquan Town 温泉镇 Wēnquán Zhèn wen1 qun4 zen3 55,194 210.90
Liangkou Town 良口镇 Liángkǒu Zhèn lêng4 heo2 zen3 32,829 530.60
Lütian Town 吕田镇 Lǚtián Zhèn lêu5 tin4 zen3 23,430 393.00
Taiping Town 太平镇 Tàipíng Zhèn tai3 ping4 zen3 94,369 210.32
Aotou Town 鳌头镇 Áotóu Zhèn ngou4 teo4 zen3 111,308 410.00

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Postal Map spelling was based on the name's local Cantonese pronunciation. The name has also been romanized Tsung-fa,[1] Ts'ung-hwa,[2] and Tsung-hwa-heën.[3]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th ed. (1878), Vol. V, "China".
  2. ^ Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th ed. (1911), Vol. XV, "Kwang-tung".
  3. ^ Gutzlaff (1838), p. 564.
  4. ^ "2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:从化市" (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-11-17.
  5. ^ Conghua Hot Springs
  6. ^ Lychee
  7. ^ "黄埔萝岗合二为一 增城从化撤市改区". Nandu(南都网). Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  8. ^ 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. 

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