Jianye District

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Jianye is located in Jiangsu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 32°01′28″N 118°42′39″E / 32.0244°N 118.7109°E / 32.0244; 118.7109Coordinates: 32°01′28″N 118°42′39″E / 32.0244°N 118.7109°E / 32.0244; 118.7109
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangsu
Sub-provincial city Nanjing
 • Total 82 km2 (32 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 160,000
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 210008
Area code(s) 025
Nanjing district map
Website njjy.gov.cn

Jianye District (simplified Chinese: 建邺区; traditional Chinese: 建鄴區; pinyin: Jiànyè Qū) is one of 11 districts of Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province, China.[1]


Nanjing, once called Jianye, was the capital city of six dynasties beginning in 3 AD, in large part because of its position on the Yangtze River.[2]

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

The Jianye district is responsible for the administration of the following urban areas:[3]

Direction Place Image Comments
North Mochouhu Subdistrict / Binhu Subdistrict
(莫愁湖街道) / (滨湖街道)
Mochouhu00.jpg Northeast area, near and including Mochou Lake[4]
Nanyuan Subdistrict
South of the Mochou Lake area.[5]
Shazhou Subdistrict
Nanjing massacre low relief1.jpg West of the Mochou Lake area.[6] Including the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Wall.
Center Hexi
南京国际博览中心.jpg Includes the Nanjing International Expo Center
Conference and Tourism Center
West of the Nanjing Olympic Sports Center and including the Jinling Riverside Conference Hotel[7]
Xinglong Subdistrict
Nanjing Olympic Sports Center main gym.jpg Also known as Booming Subdistrict. In the area of the Nanjing Olympic Sports Center.[8] The arena has the capacity for 60,000 people[9]
West Jiangxin Island
Map of Nanjing, 1929 - Jiangxin Island shaded in green.jpg Also known as Jiangxinzhou and the New Nanjing Eco-Technology Island
East Jianye Metro Technology Park
East and southeast of the Nanjing Olympic Sports Center.[10]
South Shuangzha Subdistrict
In the southern area of the district.[11]


Nanjing Metro Line 2010

Rail service is available at the Yuantong Station between Line 1 and Line 2[12] Line 1 service at Olympic Stadium Station, and Line 2 service at Olympic Stadium East Station, Mochouhu Station, Jiqingmendajie Station, Xinglongdajie Station, Yurundajie Station, and Youfangqiao Station of the Nanjing Metro.[13]

Jiangxin Island may be reached via the Yingtian Street Elevated Bridge,[14] which is a 760 metres (2,490 ft) bridges that connects the island, and its YOG Forest Park, to the mainland at the Nanjing International Expo Center, one of the sites for the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics. It is the first pedestrian bridge to cross the Yangtze.[15]

See also[edit]



  1. ^ Brian Roberts; Trevor Kanaley. Urbanization and Sustainability in Asia: Case Studies of Good Practice. Asian Development Bank; 2006. ISBN 978-971-561-607-2. p. 119.
  2. ^ Rita Yi Man Li, "A Study on the Impact of Culture, Economic, History and Legal Systems Which Affect the Provisions of Fittings by Residential Developers in Boston, Hong Kong and Nanjing," Global Business and Management Research: An International Journal. 1:3-4. 2009. Access via Questia, an online subscription service.
  3. ^ Jianye District (建邺区). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  4. ^ Map of Binhu Subdistrict (search on: 滨湖街道, 南京). map.baidu.com Retrieved May 12, 2014.
  5. ^ Nanyuan Subdistrict, Nanjing. Google maps. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  6. ^ Map of Shazhou Subdistrict (search on: 沙洲街道, 南京). map.baidu.com Retrieved May 12, 2014.
  7. ^ Conference and Tourism Center. Google maps. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  8. ^ Xinglong Subdistrict, Nanjing. Google maps. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  9. ^ Kenneth Pletcher. The Geography of China: Sacred and Historic Places. The Rosen Publishing Group; 2011. ISBN 978-1-61530-134-8. p. 201.
  10. ^ Jianye Metro Technology Park (建邺区新城科技园), Nanjing. Google maps. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  11. ^ Shuangzha Subdistrict, Nanjing. Google maps. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  12. ^ 南京地铁一号线. Nju.gov.cn (2008-11-12). Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  13. ^ "二号线一日游". Archived from the original on December 21, 2013. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  14. ^ Yingtian Street Elevated Bridge. Google Maps. Retrieved May 12, 2014.
  15. ^ "1st pedestrian bridge over Yangtze River taking shape in Nanjing". JS China. January 14, 2014. Retrieved May 12, 2014.

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