Gulou District, Nanjing

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Gulou

鼓楼区
Skyline of Gulou
Gulou is located in Jiangsu
Gulou
Gulou
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 32°03′50″N 118°45′05″E / 32.0640°N 118.7514°E / 32.0640; 118.7514Coordinates: 32°03′50″N 118°45′05″E / 32.0640°N 118.7514°E / 32.0640; 118.7514
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Sub-provincial cityNanjing
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Nanjing district map
Gulou District government building

Gulou District (simplified Chinese: 鼓楼区; traditional Chinese: 鼓樓區; pinyin: Gǔlóu Qū; literally: "Drum tower") is one of 11 districts of Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province, China.

It is named after the Drum Tower of Nanjing (Gulou).

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

Gulou has administrative jurisdiction over the following 13 subdistricts:

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[1] Area (km2)
Ninghai Road Subdistrict 宁海路街道 Nínghǎilù Jiēdào 119,506 3.68
Huaqiao Road Subdistrict 华侨路街道 Huáqiáolù Jiēdào 114,432 3.7
Hunan Road Subdistrict 湖南路街道 Húnánlù Jiēdào 122,324 2.62
Zhongyangmen Subdistrict 中央门街道 Zhōngyāngmén Jiēdào 149,878 3.37
Yijiangmen Subdistrict 挹江门街道 Yìjiāngmén Jiēdào 94,874 3.34
Jiangdong Subdistrict 江东街道 Jiāngdōng Jiēdào 109,810 5
Fenghuang Subdistrict 凤凰街道 Fènghuáng Jiēdào 115,250 3.85
Yuejianglou Subdistrict 阅江楼街道 Yuèjiānglóu Jiēdào 79,841 3.74
Rehe South Road Subdistrict 热河南路街道 Rèhénánlù Jiēdào 77,401 2.73
Mufushan Subdistrict 幕府山街道 Mùfǔshān Jiēdào 43,980 6.47
Jianning Road Subdistrict 建宁路街道 Jiànnínglù Jiēdào 61,720 2.4
Baotaqiao Subdistrict 宝塔桥街道 Bǎotǎqiáo Jiēdào 97,631 7.2
Xiaoshi Subdistrict 小市街道 Xiǎoshì Jiēdào 84,544 4.9

In 2013, Xiaguan merged into Gulou gaining 6 additional subdistricts.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.