Donghu District

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Donghu

东湖区
Coordinates (Bayi Park): 28°40′44″N 115°53′49″E / 28.679°N 115.897°E / 28.679; 115.897Coordinates: 28°40′44″N 115°53′49″E / 28.679°N 115.897°E / 28.679; 115.897
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangxi
Prefecture-level cityNanchang
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Donghu District (simplified Chinese: 东湖区; traditional Chinese: 東湖區; pinyin: Dōnghú Qū; literally: 'east lake district') is one of 6 urban districts of the prefecture-level city of Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi Province, China. The district was created in the Tang dynasty when a bridge was built across Nanchang's Taihu lake, dividing the area into the East and West Lake districts. It covers over 22 square kilometres (8.5 sq mi) and as of 2003 had a population of 440,000. People's Park, the largest public park in downtown Nanchang, is located in Donghu.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

It is divided into 10 areas:

  • Dayuan (大院)
  • Dongjiayao (董家窑)
  • Gongyuan (公园, literally: 'Park')
  • Baihuazhou (百花洲)
  • Dunzitang (墩子塘)
  • Yuzhang (豫章)
  • Bayiqiao (八一桥, literally: 'August 1st Bridge')
  • Tengwangge (滕王阁)
  • Shajin (沙井)
  • Pengjiaqiao (彭家桥)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 南昌-人民公园 [People's Park, Nanchang] (in Chinese). Xinhua. 2008-04-01. Retrieved 2014-05-04.

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