Tianyuan District

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Tianyuan
天元区
District
Chinese transcription(s)
Tianyuan is located in Hunan
Tianyuan
Tianyuan
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 27°49′41″N 113°04′56″E / 27.8281°N 113.0823°E / 27.8281; 113.0823Coordinates: 27°49′41″N 113°04′56″E / 27.8281°N 113.0823°E / 27.8281; 113.0823
Country China
Province Hunan
Prefecture Zhuzhou
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Tianyuan District (Chinese: 天元区; pinyin: tiān-yuán qū) is one of four urban districts of Zhuzhou City, Hunan province, China. The district was formed on May 31, 1997. Its name derives from Tian-tai Mountain (天台山) and Yuan-yi Farm (园艺场), which were two important places then, taking their first syllables, creating the name of Tian-Yuan District.

Located in the south western region of the city proper and on the southwestern shoreside of the Xiang River, the district is bordered across the Xiang river to the north by Yuetang District of Xiangtang and Shifeng District, to the northeast by Hetang and Lusong Districts, to the southeast and the south by Zhuzhou County, to the west by Xiangtan County. Tianyuan District covers 328 km2 (127 sq mi),[1] as of 2015, it had a permanent resident population of 292,500.[2] The district has 3 subdistricts and 3 towns under its jurisdiction. the government seat is at Liyu Subdistrict (栗雨街道).[3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

According to the result on adjustment of subdistrict divisions of Tianyuan District on November 26, 2015, Tianyuan District has 3 subdistricts and 3 towns under its jurisdiction.[3] they are:

3 towns
3 subdistricts

References[edit]

  1. ^ the area of Tianyuan District, according to Tianyuan.gov (19-Spt-16): about Tianyuan District (天元区介绍)
  2. ^ the population of Tianyuan District in 2015, according to the Statistical Communiqué of Tianyuan District on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development (2015年天元区国民经济和社会发展统计公报), see zzty.gov (31-Mar-16) or zztj.gov
  3. ^ a b the divisions of Tianyuan District in 2015, according to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Tianyuan District on November 26, 2015: rednet.cn (November 26, 2015): 湖南省民政厅关于同意株洲市天元区乡镇区划调整方案的批复 (湘民行发〔2015〕90号), also see people.com: 湖南省乡镇区划调整改革109个县市区批复方案 (2015-12-08) or xinhuanet.com: 湖南省乡镇区划调整改革109个县市区批复方案 (2015-12-08)