Wujiang District, Suzhou

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Wujiang
吴江区
District
Tongli
Wujiang is located in Jiangsu
Wujiang
Wujiang
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 30°59′38″N 120°37′51″E / 30.9938°N 120.6309°E / 30.9938; 120.6309Coordinates: 30°59′38″N 120°37′51″E / 30.9938°N 120.6309°E / 30.9938; 120.6309
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangsu
Prefecture-level city Suzhou
Area
 • Total 1,176.68 km2 (459.64 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,275,000
 • Density 1,084/km2 (423.44/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal Code 215200
Area code(s) 0512
Vehicle registration plates 苏E
Website zgwj.gov.cn

Wujiang District (simplified Chinese: 吴江区; traditional Chinese: 吳江區; pinyin: Wújiāng Qū; Suzhounese: Wukaon Chiu), formerly Wujiang City, is one of five urban districts in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, China. The total area of Wujiang is 1176.68 square kilometers, with a population of 1.5 million. Wujiang is currently one of the most economically successful cities in China. Songling (松陵), a town located at the centre of Wujiang, serves as the seat of the district government.

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Administration[edit]

Subdistrict
  • Binjiang (滨江)

Town

  • Lili (黎里)
  • Qidu (七都)
  • Shengze (盛泽)
  • Songling (松陵)
  • Taoyuan (桃源)
  • Tongli
  • Zhenze (震泽)

Economy[edit]

Wujiang currently ranks as one of the most economically successful cities in China. Its GDP in 2007 was 61.8 billion yuan, an increase of 24.4% from 2006. The GDP per capita reached 78,149 yuan (ca. US$10,700) in 2007, an increase of 21.6% from the previous year. The city is home to more than 1,300 foreign enterprises with a total registered investment of US$10 billion.[1]

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