Kaifu District, Changsha

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Kaifu is located in Hunan
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 28°17′35″N 112°59′42″E / 28.2931°N 112.9949°E / 28.2931; 112.9949Coordinates: 28°17′35″N 112°59′42″E / 28.2931°N 112.9949°E / 28.2931; 112.9949
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Changsha
Seat Furongbeilu
 • Total 188.73 km2 (72.87 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 595,000
 • Density 3,200/km2 (8,200/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 410005

Kaifu District (simplified Chinese: 开福区; traditional Chinese: 開福區; pinyin: Kāifú Qū) is one of six urban districts of Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, China. The district is bordered by Furong and Tianxin Districts to the south, Changsha County to the east and northeast, Wangcheng District to the north, Yuelu and Wangcheng Districts across the Xiang river to the west. Located in the central Changsha, Kaifu covers 188.73 km2 (72.87 sq mi) with population of 595,000, registered population of 452,168 (as of 2014).[1] The district has 16 subdistricts under its jurisdiction, the government seat is at Furongbeilu subdistrict.

It has a surface of 72,87 mi² and a population of 595.000 according to the census in 2014.


Kaifu District was formed on 22 April 1996 as a result of adjusting the administrative districts of Changsha. It covers the historic North District, Fuan Township (福安乡) of the former Suburb District, Laodaohe Town (捞刀河镇) of Changsha County, Xianing Township (霞凝乡) of Wangcheng County.[2][3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

According to the result on adjustment of township-level divisions of Kaifu District on November 19, 2015, Kaifu has 16 subdistricts under its jurisdiction.[4] they are:

16 subdistricts


  1. ^ figures on area, population of Kaifu District: according to 2015 Statistical Yearbook of Changsha (2015年长沙统计年鉴)
  2. ^ Adjusting the administrative districts of Changsha: Kaifu, Yuelu, Tianxin, Kaifu and Yuhua Districts of Changsha were corporated On 22 April 1996 By abolishing the East, West, South, North and Suburb Districts. according to the Reply of the State Council on adjusting the administrative districts of Changsha, Hunan Province (22-Apr-96) - 《国务院关于同意湖南省调整长沙市市辖区行政区划的批复》(国函〔1996〕29号): xzqh.org or lawtime.cn
  3. ^ details of Adjusting Districts of Changsha in 1996: Notification on Adjusting the Administrative Districts of the People's Government of Changsha City (19-Jun-96) / 长沙市人民政府关于调整市辖区行政区划的通知 (长政发〔1996〕24号 - 1996年6月19日), see pkulaw.cn or chinalawedu.com
  4. ^ The administrative divisions of Kaifu District, Changsha, according to (November 19, 2015) rednet.cn (2015-12-04): 湖南省民政厅关于同意长沙市开福区乡镇区划调整方案的批复 (湘民行发〔2015〕41号), also see: xinhuanet.com (2015-12-08): 湖南省乡镇区划调整改革109个县市区批复方案

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