Qiaokou District

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Qiaokou

硚口区
From top:West Qiaokou Skyline, Qiaokou Government Affairs Center, East Qiaokou Skyline, Wuhan Tongji Hospital, Capitaland Mall(Xicheng), Qingchuan Bridge and Wuhan No.4 High School(Boxue High School).
From top:West Qiaokou Skyline, Qiaokou Government Affairs Center, East Qiaokou Skyline, Wuhan Tongji Hospital, Capitaland Mall(Xicheng), Qingchuan Bridge and Wuhan No.4 High School(Boxue High School).
Qiaokou is located in Hubei
Qiaokou
Qiaokou
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 30°35′46″N 114°13′05″E / 30.5962°N 114.2180°E / 30.5962; 114.2180Coordinates: 30°35′46″N 114°13′05″E / 30.5962°N 114.2180°E / 30.5962; 114.2180[1][2]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHubei
Sub-provincial cityWuhan
Subdistricts11
Area
 • Total46.39 km2 (17.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[4]
 • Total828,644
 • Density17,863/km2 (46,260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Wuhan district map
Websitewww.qiaokou.gov.cn
Qiaokou District
Traditional Chinese礄口
Simplified Chinese硚口
Literal meaning"Qiao Mouth District"

Qiaokou District (simplified Chinese: 硚口; traditional Chinese: 礄口; pinyin: Qiáokǒu Qū) forms part of the urban core of and is one of 13 urban districts of the prefecture-level city of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, China, situated on the northern (left) bank of the Han River. Along with Dongxihu, it is the only district of Wuhan to not have any shoreline along the Yangtze River, and it borders Dongxihu to the north, Jianghan to the east, and Hanyang to the south across the Han River. 'Qiaokou' is used as an example of the usage of the rarely-used character / in the Contemporary Chinese Dictionary.[5] It is said that the character 'qiao' refers to stone bridges constructed over the Han River in the Late Qing.[6][7]

Geography[edit]

Administrative divisions[edit]

As of 2017, Qiaokou District was divided into eleven subdistricts:[8][9]

# Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin English Meaning Population (2010)[9] Area (km2)(2016)[10][11]
Subdistricts
1 Yijia Subdistrict 易家街道 Yìjiā Jiēdào Yi Family 86,627 9.2
2 Gutian Subdistrict 古田街道 Gǔtián Jiēdào Old Field 5.5
3 Changfeng Subdistrict 长丰街道 Chángfēng Jiēdào Perennial harvest 179,152 10.9
4 Hanjiadun Subdistrict 韩家墩街道 Hánjiādūn Jiēdào Han's Family pier 94,340 4.59
5 Zongguan Subdistrict 宗关街道 Zōngguān Jiēdào Zong Guan 64,649 4.7
6 Hanshuiqiao Subdistrict 汉水桥街道 Hànshuǐqiáo Jiēdào Hanshui Bridge 71,776 2.35
7 Baofeng Subdistrict 宝丰街道 Bǎofēng Jiēdào Treasure abundant 56,647 2.31
8 Ronghua Subdistrict 荣华街道 Rónghuá Jiēdào Prosperity 50,592 0.82
9 Hanzhong Subdistrict 汉中街道 Hànzhōng Jiēdào Hanzhong 29,597 1.28
10 Liujiaoting Subdistrict 六角亭街道 Liùjiǎotíng Jiēdào Six Corner Pavilion 46,285 0.93
11 Hanzheng Subdistrict 汉正街道 Hànzhèng Jiēdào Hanzheng 113,975 1.67
former Chongren Subdistrict 崇仁街道 Chóngrén Jiēdào Venerate Benevolence 36,025

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Qiaokou" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ http://www.xzqh.org/html/show/hb/15271.html
  3. ^ "Wuhan Statistical Yearbook 2010" (PDF). Wuhan Statistics Bureau. p. 15. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 5, 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ 武汉市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报 (in Chinese). Wuhan Statistics Bureau. 2011-05-11. Archived from the original on 2011-10-25. Retrieved 2011-06-11. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ 現代漢語詞典(第七版) [Contemporary Chinese Dictionary (Seventh Edition).]. The Commercial Press. 1 September 2016. p. 1052. ISBN 978-7-100-12450-8. 硚(礄) qiáo 1 用于地名:{...}~口(在湖北武汉)。{...}
  6. ^ 武汉卢氏. zhlsw.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 2018-12-13. 清末,因港岔交错,建大量石桥,而得名“硚口
  7. ^ 武汉:硚口的由来. Sina Weibo. Retrieved 2018-12-13. 据说用“硚”作地名的,仅湖北武汉市“硚口”和四川自贡市“硚头”而已。其中湖北武汉的“硚口”源于明末建石桥而得名。...后在两河(玉带河和护城河)上总共修筑了37座石桥和木桥,其中有两座石桥因架于玉带河和护城河通往汉水处,分称大、小硚口。而这两座桥因均为石砌,故写作石旁“硚”。至于那两座桥叫什么名字?已无从查考。
  8. ^ 硚口概述 [Overview of Qiaokou] (in Chinese). Qiaokou District People's Government. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 24 December 2017. 全区土地面积41.46平方千米,下辖易家、古田、长丰、韩家墩、宗关、汉水桥、宝丰、荣华、汉中、六角亭、汉正等11个行政街道,130个社区居民委员会和1个村民委员会,常住人口86.49万人。
  9. ^ a b 硚口区历史沿革 [Historical Development of Qiaokou District] (in Chinese). 行政区划网站 (XZQH). 7 July 2014. Retrieved 24 December 2017. 2010年第六次人口普查,硚口区常住总人口829665人,其中:易家墩街道86627人,韩家墩街道94340人,宗关街道64649人,汉水桥街道71776人,宝丰街道56647人,荣华街道50592人,崇仁街道36025人,汉中街道29597人,汉正街道113975人,六角亭街道46285人,长丰街道179152人。
  10. ^ (Area numbers taken from the first line of each individual page about the subdistricts.)首页湖北省武汉市硚口区 (in Chinese). XZQH.org. 7 July 2014. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
  11. ^ 《硚口年鉴》(2016年卷) [2016 Qiaokou Almanac] (PDF) (in Chinese and English). Qiaokou District People's Government. 12 December 2016. p. 235. Retrieved 24 December 2017. 易家街辖区{...}面积 9.2平方千米。{...}p. 238: 古田街{...}辖区面积 5.5平方千米。{...}p.240: 长丰街{...}辖区面积为 10.9平方千米,{...}p.242: 韩家墩街{...}辖区面积 4.59平方千米。{...}p.244: 宗关街{...}辖区面积约 4.7平方千米。{...}p.246: 汉水桥街{...}辖区面积 2.35平方千米,{...}p.249: 宝丰街{...}辖区面积 2.31平方千米。{...}p. 252: 荣华街{...}街域面积 0.82平方千米。{...}p.253: 汉中街{...}辖区面积约为 1.28平方千米,{...}p.254: 六角亭街{...}辖区面积 0.93平方千米,{...}p.256: 汉正街{...}辖区面积 1.67平方千米。{...}

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