Jiading District

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Jiading
嘉定区
District
Shanghai International Circuit
Shanghai International Circuit
Jiading in Shanghai
Jiading in Shanghai
Country China
Region Shanghai
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Jiading District
Simplified Chinese 嘉定区
Traditional Chinese 嘉定區
Postal Map Kahding

Jiading District, is a suburban district of Shanghai. It had a population of 1,471,100 in 2010.

Geography[edit]

Jiading District is located in the northwestern part of Shanghai . It stretches across 463.9 square kilometers (179.1 sq mi). It is located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) from downtown Shanghai. It is connected to downtown by the Hujia expressway, which was the first expressway in Shanghai. It is near Shanghai's Hongqiao Airport but across town from the Pudong International Airport.

Administration[edit]

Jiading administers several towns including Jiading, Anting, Nanxiang, Huating, Xuhang, Waigang, Huangdu, Malu Town and Jiangqiao.

Subdistricts and towns[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Shanghainese Romanization Population (2010)[1]
Xincheng Road Subdistrict 新成路街道 Xīnchénglù Jiēdào sin zen lu ka do 55,223
Zhenxin Subdistrict 真新街道 Zhēnxīn Jiēdào tzen sin ka do 106,164
Juyuan New Area Administrative Committee 菊园新区管委会 Yúyuán Xīnqū Guǎn Wěihuì cioq yeu sin chiu kueu we 60,924
Jiadingzhen Subdistrict 嘉定镇街道 Jiādìngzhèn Jiēdào ka din tzen ka do 81,854
Nanxiang Town 南翔镇 Nánxiáng Zhèn neu zian tzen 139,845
Anting Town 安亭镇 Āntíng Zhèn eu din tzen 232,503
Malu Town 马陆镇 Mǎlù Zhèn mau loq tzen 172,864
Xuhang Town 徐行镇 Xúháng Zhèn zi raon tzen 165,452
Huating Town 华亭镇 Huátíng Zhèn rau din tzen 46,355
Waigang Town 外冈镇 Wàigāng Zhèn nga kaon tzen 80,896
Jiangqqiao Town 江桥镇 jiāng qiáo Zhèn kaon djio tzen 256,218
Jiading Industrial Zone 嘉定工业区 Jiādìng Gōngyèqū ka din kon gniq chiu 72,933

Landmarks[edit]

An early 18th-century French map of Kia-ting Hien (Jiading proper)

Shanghai University has a campus in downtown Jiading, which is where SILC is based.

The Shanghai International Circuit is located in Jiading. Each year in April the Shanghai International Circuit holds the Chinese Grand Prix.

The Jiading Confucian Temple is one of the best conserved county-level Confucian temples in China. It has gone through several repairs in the past 800 years.

The Fahua Pagoda located in central Jiading is a tetrahedral brick-wooden pagoda with seven floors and a height of 40.85 meters (134.0 ft).

The Bamboo Carving Museum, covering bamboo carving over the past 400 years since the mid-Ming Dynasty.

Accommodation[edit]

There are numerous international hotels within the Jiading district. The most famous hotel is the Crowne Plaza Shanghai Anting. It is the first 5* International hotel in Jiading & Anting area.

Notable people[edit]

  • Yang Yongliang (b. 1980), artist
  • James S.C. Chao (b. ~1935), merchant mariner, business leader, and philanthropist. He is the founder of Foremost Group

Transportation[edit]

Metro[edit]

Jiading is currently served by two metro lines operated by Shanghai Metro:

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. 

Further reading[edit]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_S.C._Chao

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 31°20′14.81″N 121°14′00.93″E / 31.3374472°N 121.2335917°E / 31.3374472; 121.2335917