Jingkou District

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Jingkou
京口区
District
Jingkou is located in Jiangsu
Jingkou
Jingkou
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 32°12′05″N 119°27′37″E / 32.2013°N 119.4602°E / 32.2013; 119.4602Coordinates: 32°12′05″N 119°27′37″E / 32.2013°N 119.4602°E / 32.2013; 119.4602[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangsu
Prefecture-level city Zhenjiang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Jingkou District
Traditional Chinese 京口區
Simplified Chinese 京口区
Literal meaning Capital Mouth District

Jingkou District is one of three districts of Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province, China. The district has an area of 115 km2 and a population of 410,000 people. The postal code for Jingkou is 212001 and the telephone code is 0511.

History[edit]

Jingkou was the site of the original meeting place between the Grand Canal and the Yangtze River.[citation needed] It was the site of a imperial army garrison under the Qing.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Jingkou" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ Cassel, Pär (2003), "Excavating Extraterritoriality: The "Judicial Sub-Prefect" as a Prototype for the Mixed Court in Shanghai", Late Imperial China, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 156–182 .