Putuo District, Shanghai
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Putuo in Shanghai
|• Total||55.47 km2 (21.42 sq mi)|
|• Total||879,213 people (on the Shanghai Hukou Register)
1,288,881 people (residents)
|• Density||15,651/km2 (40,540/sq mi)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
|Putuo District, Shanghai|
Putuo District (simplified Chinese: 普陀区; traditional Chinese: 普陀區; pinyin: Pǔtuó Qū; Shanghainese: phu2 du1 chiu1), is a municipal district of Shanghai Municipality, People's Republic of China. It covers an area of 54.83 km2 (21.17 sq mi). Putuo District borders Baoshan District to the north, Jing'an District to the east and south east, Changning District to the south west and Jiading District to the west.
- 1 Overview
- 2 Administrative Divisions of Putuo District
- 3 Economy
- 4 Population
- 5 Education
- 6 Transportation
- 7 Public Facilities
- 8 References
- 9 Further reading
- 10 External links
The name of Putuo District comes from Putuo Road, located within the district. Suzhou Creek crosses the Putuo District and makes up the eastern boundary of the area, shared by Jing'an District. The Shanghai Putuo District People's Government is located on Daduhe Road.
Administrative Divisions of Putuo District
Putuo District has eight subdistricts and two townships. Below is a list of subdistricts and towns in Putuo District.
|Name||Chinese||Hanyu Pinyin||Shanghainese Romanization||Population (2010)||Area (km2)|
|Caoyang Xincun Subdistrict||曹杨新村街道||Cáoyáng Xīncūn Jiēdào||dzo yan sin tsen ka do||98,267||1.36|
|Changfeng Xincun Subdistrict||长风新村街道||Chángfēng Xīncūn Jiēdào||dzan tzan fon sin tsen ka do||120,920||5.80|
|Changshou Road Subdistrict||长寿路街道||Chángshòulù Jiēdào||dzan tzan zoe lu ka do||128,647||3.98|
|Ganquan Road Subdistrict||甘泉路街道||Gānquánlù Jiēdào||keu dzi lu ka do||112,498||2.34|
|Shiquan Road Subdistrict||石泉路街道||Shíquánlù Jiēdào||zaq dzi lu ka do||120,217||3.48|
|Yichuan Road Subdistrict||宜川路街道||Yíchuānlù Jiēdào||gnij tseu lu ka do||111,185||2.22|
|Zhenruzhen Subdistrict||真如镇街道||Zhēnrúzhèn Jiēdào||tzen zyu tzen ka do||172,397||6.09|
|Wanli Subdistrict||万里街道||Wànlǐ Jiēdào||ve lij ka do||229,925||3.30|
|Changzheng Town||长征镇||Chángzhēng Zhèn||tzan tzen tzen||7.67|
|Taopu Town||桃浦镇||Táopǔ Zhèn||do phu tzen||194，800||18.83
In 2009, the region's total registered population was 872,600. The natural growth rate of households was -1.99‰. At the end of 2009, there was a resident population of 1,135,900. The Putuo district is home to populations representing 44 minorities, the largest of whom are Chinese Muslims from the country's northwest. They account for a total minority population of 70%.
In 2014, 100% of children residing in Putuo District are enrolled in compulsory education, and 97.88% are enrolled in high schools.
There are 25 mainstream primary schools, with 34,143 students enrolled, 47 mainstream high schools with 27,542 students enrolled, 77 nurseries and kindergartens with 27,382 student enrolled, 1 vocational school with 1529 students enrolled, 2 special education schools with 429 students enrolled and 1 work-study school with 13 students enrolled.
Shanghai Railway Bureau
Putuo District is currently served by five metro lines operated by Shanghai Metro:
There are 34 public diesel bus routes, 4 electric bus routes and 85 long-distance bus routes running through Putuo District.
In March 2012, the Shanghai Post Putuo District Postal Bureau was established. Due to regulations set out by the Chinese government, in March 2014, the bureau was renamed to Shanghai Post Putuo District Branch.