Furong District

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Furong
芙蓉区
District
Furong is located in Hunan
Furong
Furong
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 28°11′53″N 113°02′34″E / 28.1980°N 113.0427°E / 28.1980; 113.0427Coordinates: 28°11′53″N 113°02′34″E / 28.1980°N 113.0427°E / 28.1980; 113.0427
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Changsha
Seat Dongtundu
Area
 • Total 42.68 km2 (16.48 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 539,200
 • Density 13,000/km2 (33,000/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Furong District (simplified Chinese: 芙蓉区; traditional Chinese: 芙蓉區; pinyin: Fúróng Qū) is one of six urban districts of Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, China. Furong District is a part of the core of the Changsha urban area, located in the midst of the city. The district is bordered by Yuhua District to the south, Changsha County to the east, Kaifu District to the northwest, Tianxin District to the southwest. Furong covers 42.68 km2 (16.48 sq mi) with population of 539,200 (as of 2014), registered population of 403,948.[1] The district has 13 subdistricts under its jurisdiction, the government seat is at Dongtundu subdistrict.

History[edit]

Furong District was formed on 22 April, 1996 as a result of adjusting the administrative districts of Changsha. It covers most of the land of the historic East District, including Jiucaiyuan (韭菜园), Fuhoujie (府后街), Wulipai (五里牌), Liuzhengjie (浏正街), Wenyilu (文艺路), Jiefanglu (解放路), Duzhengjie (都正街), Chaoyanglu (朝阳街) and Renminlu (人民路) 9 subdistricts; parts of the former Suburb District, of which are Xianghu Fish Farm (湘湖渔场), state-run Dongtundu Farm (国营东屯渡农场), Huoxing Town (火星镇), Dong'an Township (东岸乡) and Mawangdui Township (马王堆乡) in which excluding Wuyi, Huoxian, Youyi and Gaoqiao 4 villages.[2][3]

The Shaoguang Community (韶光社区) was merged into Dong'an Township from Langli Town of Changsha County on 8 August, 2008.[4]

Administrative divisions[edit]

According to the result on adjustment of subdistrict divisions of Furong District on December 29, 2011, Furong has 13 subdistricts under its jurisdiction.[5] they are:

13 subdistricts

References[edit]

  1. ^ figures on area, population of Furong District: according to 2015 Statistical Yearbook of Changsha (2015年长沙统计年鉴)
  2. ^ Adjusting the administrative districts of Changsha: Furong, Yuelu, Tianxin, Kaifu and Yuhua Districts of Changsha were corporated On 22 April, 1996 By abolishing the East, West, South, North and Suburb Districts. according to the Reply of the State Council on adjusting the administrative districts of Changsha, Hunan Province (22-Apr-96) - 《国务院关于同意湖南省调整长沙市市辖区行政区划的批复》(国函〔1996〕29号): xzqh.org or lawtime.cn
  3. ^ details of Adjusting Districts of Changsha in 1996: Notification on Adjusting the Administrative Districts of the People's Government of Changsha City (19-Jun-96) / 长沙市人民政府关于调整市辖区行政区划的通知 (长政发〔1996〕24号 - 1996年6月19日), see pkulaw.cn or chinalawedu.com
  4. ^ The 5th Notice on adjusting the township-level divisions of Hunan Province in 2008 / 2008年湖南省乡镇行政区划调整公告(5号)(Department of Civil Affairs of Hunan Province / 湖南省民政厅: 湘民行发〔2008〕8号 - 2008年8月8日): 将长沙县㮾梨镇韶光社区居委会划归芙蓉区东岸乡管辖。行政区划调整后,芙蓉区东岸乡和长沙县㮾梨镇的行政区域面积、人口、所辖社区居委会个数,相应增加和核减0.178平方公里(267.63亩)、0.19万人、1个社区居委会,人民政府驻地均不变。
  5. ^ According to the result on 2011 adjustment of subdistrict divisions of Furong District on December 29, 2011: changsha.gov (2011-12-29): 关于印发《芙蓉区街道行政区划调整实施方案》的通知, also see: hunancom.gov (2012-2-2): 《关于印发《芙蓉区街道行政区划调整实施方案》的通知》(芙政办发〔2011〕94号)