Dazu District

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Dazu
大足区
District
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Dazu in Chongqing
Dazu in Chongqing
Country People's Republic of China
Municipality Chongqing
Area
 • Total 1,433 km2 (553 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 721,300
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)

Dazu District (simplified Chinese: 大足区; traditional Chinese: 大足區; pinyin: Dàzú Qū) is a district of Chongqing, China, bordering Sichuan province to the northwest. It is where the famous Dazu Rock Carvings, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located.

In October 2011, Dazu County and Shuangqiao District were merged to form the new Dazu District.[1]

Dazu Lotus Manor is a tourist attraction with many lotus plants, some bred from seeds sent to space.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[2] Area (km2)
Longgang Subdistrict 龙岗街道 Lónggǎng Jiēdào 74,605 43.83
Tangxiang Subdistrict 棠香街道 Tángxiāng Jiēdào 66,325 60.2
Longtanzi Subdistrict 龙滩子街道 Lóngtānzi Jiēdào 13,258
Longshui town 龙水镇 Lóngshuǐ Zhèn 121,609 81
Zhifeng town 智凤镇 Zhìfèng Zhèn 28,467 67.17
Baoding town 宝顶镇 Bǎodǐng Zhèn 17,591 63.78
Zhong'ao town 中敖镇 Zhōng'áo Zhèn 31,118 113.62
Sanqu town 三驱镇 Sānqū Zhèn 28,563 76
Baoxing town 宝兴镇 Bǎoxìng Zhèn 18,963 51.49
Yulong town 玉龙镇 Yùlóng Zhèn 16,072 51.07
Shima town 石马镇 Shímǎ Zhèn 22,820 51.6
Shiwan town 拾万镇 Shíwàn Zhèn 16,103 49
Huilong town 回龙镇 Huílóng Zhèn 12,974 49
Jinshan town 金山镇 Jīnshān Zhèn 11,034 38
Wangu town 万古镇 Wàngǔ Zhèn 28,871 66.5
Guoliang Town 国梁镇 Guóliáng Zhèn 11,392 38.97
Yongxi (zh) Town 雍溪镇 Yōngxī Zhèn 15,213 39.92
Zhuxi town 珠溪镇 Zhūxī Zhèn 34,113 83
Longshi town 龙石镇 Lóngshí Zhèn 10,477 31.4
Youting town 邮亭镇 Yóutíng Zhèn 44,363 107
Tieshan town 铁山镇 Tiěshān Zhèn 15,669 59.97
Gaosheng town 高升镇 Gāoshēng Zhèn 13,995 48
Jijia town 季家镇 Jìjiā Zhèn 10,941 53.6
Gulong town 古龙镇 Gǔlóng Zhèn 6,442 18
Gaoping town 高坪镇 Gāopíng Zhèn 13,523 46
Shuanglu town 双路镇 Shuānglù Zhèn 26,582
Tongqiao town 通桥镇 Tōngqiáo Zhèn 10,276 18.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ 重庆调整部分行政区划:4区(县)并为2区 [Chongqing adjusts administrative areas: 4 districts/counties merge into 2 districts] (in Chinese). 163 News. 
  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. 

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Coordinates: 29°42′N 105°43′E / 29.700°N 105.717°E / 29.700; 105.717