Hechuan District

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Hechuan
合川区
District
A review of Hechuan city at the meeting point of Jialing River and Fu River
A review of Hechuan city at the meeting point of Jialing River and Fu River
Hechuan District in Chongqing
Hechuan District in Chongqing
Hechuan is located in Chongqing
Hechuan
Hechuan
Location of the district seat in Chongqing
Coordinates: 29°58′19″N 106°16′34″E / 29.97194°N 106.27611°E / 29.97194; 106.27611Coordinates: 29°58′19″N 106°16′34″E / 29.97194°N 106.27611°E / 29.97194; 106.27611
Country People's Republic of China
Municipality Chongqing
Area
 • Total 2,356.21 km2 (909.74 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 1,530,000
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website www.hc.gov.cn

Hechuan (Chinese: 合川; pinyin: Héchuān) is a district in the northern part of Chongqing Municipality, People's Republic of China, located at the meeting point of the Jialing, Fu and Qu rivers, with a history of 1,500 years. Hechuan is 54 km (34 mi) away from downtown Chongqing's Yuzhong District.

Hechuan was formerly a county-level city but was incorporated into Chongqing as a district in 2006.[1]

Administration[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[2] Area (km2)
Heyangcheng Subdistrict 合阳城街道 Héyángchéng Jiēdào 186,242 38.4
Diaoyucheng Subdistrict 钓鱼城街道 Diàoyúchéng Jiēdào 47,205 61.7
Nanjin Avenue Subdistrict 南津街街道 Nánjīnjiē Jiēdào 143,766 95.3
Yanjing Subdistrict 盐井街道 Yánjǐng Jiēdào 24,680 58.66
Caojie Subdistrict 草街街道 Cǎojiē Jiēdào 44,237 96.28
Yunmen Subdistrict 云门街道 Yúnmén Jiēdào 68,698 134.21
Dashi Subdistrict 大石街道 Dàshí Jiēdào 61,426 122.86
Shayu Town 沙鱼镇 Shāyú Zhèn 10,117 22.64
Guandu Town 官渡镇 Guāndù Zhèn 24,913 57.57
Laitan Town 涞滩镇 Láitān Zhèn 24,431 79.49
Xiaojia Town 肖家镇 Xiàojiā Zhèn 16,363 29.78
Gulou Town 古楼镇 Gǔlóu Zhèn 19,447 61.71
Sanmiao Town 三庙镇 Sānmiào Zhèn 35,877 73.71
Erlang Town 二郎镇 Èrláng Zhèn 17,295 38.1
Longfeng Town 龙凤镇 Lóngfèng Zhèn 20,334 61.26
Longxing Town 隆兴镇 Lóngxìng Zhèn 28,746 87.14
Tongxi Town 铜溪镇 Tóngxī Zhèn 29,699 85.36
Shuangfeng Town 双凤镇 Shuāngfèng Zhèn 33,282 90.28
Shitan Town 狮滩镇 Shītān Zhèn 19,375 58
Qingping Town 清平镇 Qīngpíng Zhèn 21,160 54.3
Tuchang Town 土场镇 Tǔchǎng Zhèn 17,221 41.2
Xiaomian Town 小沔镇 Xiǎomiǎn Zhèn 27,154 57.81
Sanhui Town 三汇镇 Sānhuì Zhèn 51,413 88.48
Xianglong Town 香龙镇 Xiānglóng Zhèn 25,006 64
Qiantang Town 钱塘镇 Qiántáng Zhèn 65,894 134.15
Longshi Town 龙市镇 Lóngshì Zhèn 56,142 121.02
Yanwo Town 燕窝镇 Yànwō Zhèn 30,424 71.19
Taihe Town 太和镇 Tàihé Zhèn 66,506 193.35
Weituo Town 渭沱镇 Wèituó Zhèn 36,068 100.47
Shuanghuai Town 双槐镇 Shuānghuái Zhèn 39,907 97.81

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hechuan: Former city, Chongqing, China". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  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.