Longhua New District

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Longhua
龙华新区
New District
Typical new real estate establishments in Longhua
Typical new real estate establishments in Longhua
Longhua (highlighted in yellow) in Shenzhen
Longhua (highlighted in yellow) in Shenzhen
Country China
Region Shenzhen
Area
 • Total 175 km2 (68 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,379,000
 • Density 7,900/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website http://www.szlhxq.gov.cn
Longhua New District
Simplified Chinese 龙华新区
Traditional Chinese 龍華新區
Canton Romanization lung4 wa4 sen1 kêu1
Hanyu Pinyin Lónghuá Xīn Qū
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 龙华
Traditional Chinese 龍華
Canton Romanization lung4 wa4
Hanyu Pinyin Lónghuá

Longhua New District is a new district in Shenzhen, Guangdong, People's Republic of China. The district was created by on 30 December 2011.[1]

History[edit]

The new district was established on 30 December 2011 by the Shenzhen municipal government, being separated from Bao'an District. It is one of the four "new districts" established within Shenzhen (Longhua New District, Guangming New District, Pingshan New District and Dapeng New District, due the rapid expansion of city urban area after 2000s. [2]

Subdistricts[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Canton Romanization Population (2010)[3] Area (km2)
Longhua Subdistrict 龙华街道 Lónghuá Jiēdào lung4 wa4 gai1 dou6 367,521 24.80
Minzhi Subdistrict 民治街道 Mínzhì Jiēdào men4 ji6 gai1 dou6 281,652 30.69
Dalang Subdistrict 大浪街道 Dàlàng Jiēdào dai6 long6 gai1 dou6 277,689 37.20
Guanlan Subdistrict 观澜街道 Guānlán Jiēdào gun1 lan4 gai1 dou6 452,598 34.60

Geography[edit]

By the end of 2012, Longhua New District covers an area of 175.58 square kilometres. The new district is situated in the north part of Shenzhen city, and lying on the middle vertical main axis of the city, being just north of the Futian CBD, Shenzhen. It borders Dongguan City to the north.

Economy[edit]

Longhua New District is one of the main production bases in Shenzhen. It consists of manufacturing industry, trading industries and information technology. Altogether forms an outward economic structure which is typical in Shenzhen Special Economic Zone.

Transportation[edit]

Due to the strategic location of Longhua, it is considered as a main transportation hub within the city. It houses the Shenzhen North Railway Station, which is a high-speed railway station of the Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link to be inaugurated in phases between 2011 and 2018. It will connect Beijing, the capital city of China, and Hong Kong (Kowloon) via Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Right now the station is also operating intercity rail services and also an intra-city metro station.

Property Development[edit]

A large part of Longhua New District has also been heavily developed into a high end residential area, with recent property developments established on a mostly undeveloped land surrounding the Shenzhen North Railway Station. Parts of the old industrial areas in the district are also planned to be demolished and restructured into more residential area to cope with the rapid expansion of population in the disctict.[4]

List of Private housing estates in Longhua Longhua is an area with a high density of Private housing estates. Some of the larger private housing estates in Longhua are:


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hong Kong Government. "Shenzhen to develop two new zones". Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  2. ^ http://news.sina.com.cn/o/2016-05-10/doc-ifxryahs0622554.shtml
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ "航拍龙华新区上油松十大旧改项目". sznews.com. 2016-01-13. Retrieved 2016-01-13. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 22°39′26.58″N 114°0′58.47″E / 22.6573833°N 114.0162417°E / 22.6573833; 114.0162417