Tianxin District

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Tianxin
天心区
District
Tianxin is located in Hunan
Tianxin
Tianxin
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 28°06′56″N 112°58′04″E / 28.1155°N 112.9677°E / 28.1155; 112.9677Coordinates: 28°06′56″N 112°58′04″E / 28.1155°N 112.9677°E / 28.1155; 112.9677
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Changsha
Seat Qingyuan
Area
 • Total 74 km2 (29 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 420,000
 • Density 5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Tianxin District (simplified Chinese: 天心区; traditional Chinese: 天心區; pinyin: Tiānxīn Qū) is one of six urban districts of Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, China. the district is bordered by Yuetang District of Xiangtan to the south, Yuhua District to the east, Furong and Kaifu districts to the north, Yuelu District across the Xiang river to the west. Located in the southern central Changsha, Tianxin covers 141.05 km2 (54.46 sq mi) with population of 604,600 (as of 2016).[1] The district has 14 subdistricts under its jurisdiction, the government seat is at Qingyuan Subdistrict.

History[edit]

Tianxin District was formed on 22 April, 1996 as a result of adjusting the administrative districts of Changsha. It covers most of the historic South District, including Yunanjie (裕南街), Jinpenling (金盆岭), Chengnanlu (城南路), Shuyuanlu (书院路) and Nandalu (南大路) 5 subdistricts, Pozijie (坡子街) and Xueyuanjie (学院街) two subdistricts of the historic West District, Shiren (石人), Xinkai (新开) and Yuchang (渔场) 3 villages of Yuhuating Township (雨花亭乡) and Datuo Township (大托乡) of the historic Suburb District.[2][3]

Muyun (暮云) and Nantuo (南托) subdistricts of Changsha County were added to Tianxin District on 14 January, 2015. [4]

Administrative divisions[edit]

According to the No.2 Notice on adjustment of administrative divisions of Hunan Province in 2015 published on February 27, 2015, Tianxin has 14 subdistricts under its jurisdiction,[1] they are:

14 subdistricts

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b No.2 Notice on adjustment of administrative divisions of Hunan Province in 2015: hunan.mca.gov (2015-02-27): 《2015年湖南省行政区划调整公告(2号)》(湘民行发〔2015〕2号)
  2. ^ Adjusting the administrative districts of Changsha: Furong, Yuelu, Tianxin, Kaifu and Yuhua Districts of Changsha were corporated On 22 April, 1996 By abolishing the East, West, South, North and Suburb Districts. according to the Reply of the State Council on adjusting the administrative districts of Changsha, Hunan Province (22-Apr-96) - 《国务院关于同意湖南省调整长沙市市辖区行政区划的批复》(国函〔1996〕29号): xzqh.org or lawtime.cn
  3. ^ details of Adjusting Districts of Changsha in 1996: Notification on Adjusting the Administrative Districts of the People's Government of Changsha City (19-Jun-96) / 长沙市人民政府关于调整市辖区行政区划的通知 (长政发〔1996〕24号 - 1996年6月19日), see pkulaw.cn or chinalawedu.com
  4. ^ hn.chinanews (2015-01-15): 《跳马镇并入长沙雨花区 暮云南托并入天心区》, or voc.com (2015-01-15): 《跳马镇并入长沙雨花区 暮云南托并入天心区》 or xinhuanet (2015-01-15)