Qingpu District, Shanghai

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Qingpu
青浦区
District
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
Qingpu in Shanghai
Qingpu in Shanghai
Country People's Republic of China
Municipality Shanghai
Area
 • Total 675.11 km2 (260.66 sq mi)
Population (2010) 1,081,000
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Qingpu District, Shanghai
Simplified Chinese 青浦区
Traditional Chinese 青浦區
Postal Map Tsingpu

Qingpu District, is a suburban district of Shanghai Municipality. Lake Dianshan is located in Qingpu.

The population of Qingpu was counted at 1,081,000 people in the 2010 Census.[1] It has an area of 675.11 km2 (260.66 sq mi).

Qingpu District is the westernmost district of Shanghai Municipality; it is adjacent to Jiangsu and Zhejiang Provinces. Around the lake are a number of tourist scenic areas, all complete in tourist facilities. Among the tourist areas is the waterside town Zhujiajiao, a major tourist destination in the Shanghai region.

There are currently 21 domestic travel services, three international travel business departments, 14 star-rated hotels, and 3 AAAA-grade tourist spots in Qingpu District.

Transport[edit]

Economy[edit]

The China offices of Oishi are located here.[2]

Culture[edit]

Baihe, the oldest town in Qingpu District, is famous for its performances of huju or Shanghai opera.

Education[edit]

The French School of Shanghai Qingpu Campus and the German School of Shanghai both share the EuroCampus (S: 欧洲校园, P: Ōuzhōu Xiàoyuán) in Qingpu District.[3][4]

Notable residents[edit]

Chen Yun, an important cadre in the Deng Xiaoping era, was born here.

Subdistricts and towns[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Shanghainese Romanization Population (2010)[5]
Xiayang Subdistrict 夏阳街道 Xiàyáng Jiēdào rau xia yan ka do 137,321
Yingpu Subdistrict 盈浦街道 Yíngpǔ Jiēdào yin phu ka do 118,708
Xianghuaqiao Subdistrict 香花桥街道 Xiānghuāqiáo Jiēdào xian hau djio ka do 106,830
Zhujiajiao Town 朱家角镇 Zhūjiājiǎo Zhèn tzyu zyu ka koq tzen 94,351
Liantang Town 练塘镇 Liàntáng Zhèn li daon tzen 68,485
Jinze Town 金泽镇 Jīnzé Zhèn cin dzeq tzen 67,735
Zhaoxiang Town 赵巷镇 Zhàoxiàng Zhèn dzo raon tzen 74,409
Xujing Town 徐泾镇 Xújīng Zhèn zi cin tzen 127,936
Huaxin Town 华新镇 Huáxīn Zhèn rau sin tzen 153,203
Chonggu Town 重固镇 Zhònggù Zhèn dzon ku tzen 39,756
Baihe Town 白鹤镇 Báihè Zhèn baq ngoq tzen 92,288

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shanghai 2010 Population & Density by District & County (Qu & Xian)". Demographia Observations. 6 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Company Overview of Liwayway Holdings Company Limited." Businessweek. Retrieved on April 5, 2014. "2277 Hu Qing Ping Highway Shanghai, 201702 China"
  3. ^ "Home." French School of Shanghai. Retrieved on 23 May 2014. "Campus de Qingpu : 350, Gao Guang Lu, Qingpu District 201702 Shanghai (Chine)" and "Campus de Pudong : 1555, Jufeng Lu, Pudong District 201208 Shanghai (Chine)"
  4. ^ "Kontakt." German School of Shanghai EuroCampus. Retrieved on 23 May 2014. "Deutsche Schule Shanghai EuroCampus 350 Gaoguang Lu Shanghai 201702 " - Chinese address: "上海德国学校 欧洲校园 (浦西) 201702上海市高光路350号"
  5. ^ 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. 

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Coordinates: 31°10′15″N 121°07′41″E / 31.1708°N 121.128°E / 31.1708; 121.128