Pingshan New District

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Pingshan
坪山新区
New District
Pingshan (highlighted in pink) in Shenzhen
Pingshan (highlighted in pink) in Shenzhen
Country China
Region Shenzhen
Area
 • Total 168 km2 (65 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 309,211
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 518118
Website http://www.psxq.gov.cn/
Pingshan New District
Simplified Chinese 坪山新区
Traditional Chinese 坪山新區
Canton Romanization ping4 san1 sen1 kêu1
Hanyu Pinyin Píngshān Xīn Qū
Alternative Chinese name
Chinese 坪山
Canton Romanization ping4 san1
Hanyu Pinyin Píngshān

Pingshan New District is an industrial and technology development area in a district of Longgang District, Shenzhen city, Guangdong province, People's Republic of China.[1][2]

History[edit]

The new district was established on June 30, 2009 by the Shenzhen municipal government.[1][3] This new district superseded the old plan which was initiated back in 1994 and began construction in 1997.[1]

Located southwest of the Huanping community in Pingshan New District, the Dawan Ancestral Residence is one of the biggest Hakka buildings in China. It was built by the Zeng family in 1791 during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor in the Qing dynasty.[4]

Economy[edit]

The car manufacturer BYD has its headquarters on BYD Road, Pingshan New District.,[5] as does the plastic injection mold-maker Shenzhen Changhong Technology Co., Ltd.[6]

Subdistricts[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[7]
Pingshan Subdistrict 坪山街道 Píngshān Jiēdào 205,999
Kengzi Subdistrict 坑梓街道 Kēngzǐ Jiēdào 94,801

Geography[edit]

The new district covers an area of 168 square kilometres. Pingshan New District is situated in the north-eastern part of Shenzhen city. It is next to Huizhou City in the east.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c http://www.ppgis.com.cn/pingshan-2010/en/Compilation-basic-data.asp
  2. ^ http://news.sznews.com/content/2009-07/01/content_3878844.htm
  3. ^ http://www.sz.gov.cn/psxq/
  4. ^ "[1]". Baidu Places (Chinese). Retrieved on June 12, 2014.
  5. ^ "Contact Us." BYD Company. Retrieved on June 17, 2015. "BYD COMPANY LIMITED Headquarters Add.: No.3009, BYD Road, Pingshan, Shenzhen, 518118, P.R.China " - Chinese address: "比亚迪股份有限公司 总部 地址:深圳市坪山新区比亚迪路3009号 邮编:518118 "
  6. ^ "[2]." CHT. Retrieved on May 21, 2014. "CHT Group HQ Address: Westside of Jinlong Avenue, Pingshan New District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China - 518118"
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ http://www.ppgis.com.cn/pingshan-2010/en/background.asp

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 22°41′16″N 114°20′53″E / 22.68778°N 114.34806°E / 22.68778; 114.34806