Location of Dachuan District (red) in Dazhou (yellow) and Sichuan
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Township-level divisions||21 towns
|County seat||Nanwai (南外镇)|
|• Total||2,688 km2 (1,038 sq mi)|
|Elevation||312 m (1,024 ft)|
|• Density||480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
Dachuan District (Chinese: 达川区) is a district of Dazhou in northeastern Sichuan province. In 1999, it had a population of 1,247,085 inhabitants residing in an area of 2,688 square kilometres (1,038 sq mi). It was called Da County (simplified Chinese: 达县; traditional Chinese: 達縣; pinyin: Dá Xiàn) or Daxian, until July 2013, when it became a district of Dazhou.
- China County & City Population 1999, China Historical GIS
- "四川省人民政府关于同意调整达州市部分行政区划的批复". Government of Sichuan. 2013-07-19.
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