|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||3,353.74 km2 (1,294.89 sq mi)|
|• Density||120/km2 (320/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|Literal meaning||Suzhou district|
|Literal meaning||Alcohol Spring(s)|
|Literal meaning||Fortunate & Lucky|
|Literal meaning||Solemn Prefectural [Capital]|
Suzhou District is a district of the city of Jiuquan, Gansu Province in the People's Republic of China. It was an important city in its own right. Today, as the seat of Jiuquan's administration, it is usually marked Jiuquan on maps. Ganzhou and Suzhou (肃州).
Su Prefecture was established under the Sui and renamed Jiuquan Commandery under the Tang. Its seat was established just within the extreme northwest angle of the Great Wall near the Jade Gate. It sometimes served as the capital of the province of Gansu. Along with its role protecting trade along the Silk Road, Suzhou was the great center of the rhubarb trade. The old town was completely destroyed in the First Dungan Revolt but was recovered by the Qing in 1873 and was swiftly rebuilt.
Suzhou District is divided to 7 Subdistricts, 14 towns, 1 townships and 3 other.
- Huangnipu Township(黄泥堡乡)
- State-owned Xiaheqing Farm(国营下河清农场)
- Jiuquan Economic and Technological Development Zone(酒泉经济技术开发区)
- Base 10 (十号基地)
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