Xujiahui Business District
Xuhui in Shanghai
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
The Xuhui District is centred on Xujiahui, after which it is named. Xujiahui was historically land owned by Ming dynasty bureaucrat and scientist Xu Guangqi, and later donated to the Roman Catholic Church. Being the core of Catholic Shanghai, the Xuhui District formed, together with neighbouring Luwan District, the former French Concession of Shanghai. Vestiges of the French influence can still be seen in the St. Ignatius Cathedral of Shanghai, Xuhui College, the Xujiahui Observatory, and some remaining boulevards and French-style districts.
Parts of today's Xuhui District were once the premier residential districts of Shanghai. After the revolution, however, the large estates near Xujiahui were turned into factories. In the 1990s, the Shanghai municipal government developed the district as a commercial zone. A once-prominent commercial area in the district was the Xiangyang Crafts and Gifts Market, a haven for souvenirs and intellectual property-infringing products; it was closed on June 30, 2006 by municipal authorities.
Xujiahui itself has been redeveloped as a commercial centre, with a proliferation of large-scale shopping centres and department stores. Now it is a major shopping destination in the city, with shopping malls such as Grand Gateway Shanghai and Pacific Sogo.
The educational tradition begun by Jesuits in Xuhui continues with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the premier university in China. The district also has some of the best secondary schools in the municipality, such as South West Weiyu Middle School, Shanghai High School and Nanyang Model High School.
A number of former residences of prominent personalities remain, including Soong Ching-ling and Sun Yat-sen's former residence. Yao Ming of Houston Rockets was a resident of the district. Luo "Ferrari 430" Feichi currently lives in Xuhui.
Xuhui District has 10 sub-districts and two townships.
Xuhui District has twelve subdistricts, one town and one special township-level division.
|Name||Chinese (S)||Hanyu Pinyin||Shanghainese Romanization||Population (2010)||Area (km2)|
|Caohejing Sudistrict||漕河泾街道||Cáohéjīng Jiēdào||dzo wu cin ga do||97,917||5.26|
|Changqiao Subdistrict||长桥街道||Chángqiáo Jiēdào||tzan djio ga do||118,872||15.3|
|Fenglin Road Subdistrict||枫林路街道||Fēnglínlù Jiēdào||fon lin lu ga do||112,400||2.69|
|Hongmei Road Subdistrict||虹梅路街道||Hóngméilù Jiēdào||ron me lu ga do||34,877||5.98|
|Hunan Road Subdistrict||湖南路街道||Húnánlù Jiēdào||wu neu lu ga do||36,281||1.72|
|Kangjian Xincun Subdistrict||康健新村街道||Kāngjiàn Xīncūn Jiēdào||khaon dji sin tsen ga do||100,444||4.07|
|Lingyun Road Subdistrict||凌云路街道||Língyún lù Jiēdào||lin yun lu ga do||108,582||3.58|
|Longhua Subdistrict||龙华街道||Lónghuá Jiēdào||lon rau ga do||85,769||6.53|
|Tianlin Subdistrict||田林街道||Tiánlín Jiēdào||di lin ga do||97,171||4.19|
|Tianping Road Subdistrict||天平路街道||Tiānpínglù Jiēdào||thi bin lu ga do||60,533||2.69|
|Xietu Road Subdistrict||斜土路街道||Xiétǔlù Jiēdào||zia thu lu ga do||69,710||2.67|
|Xujiahui Subdistrict||徐家汇街道||Xújiāhuì Jiēdào||xi ga we ga do||92,915||4.04|
|Huajing Town||华泾镇||Huájīng Zhèn||rau cin tzen||67,415||8.04|
|Caohejing Hi-tech Park||漕河泾新兴技术开发区||Cáohéjīng Xīnxīng Jìshù Kāifāqū||dzo wu cin sin xin djij dzeq khe faq chiu||2,244||10.70|
- Line 1 - Jinjiang Park, Shanghai South Railway Station , Caobao Road, Shanghai Indoor Stadium , Xujiahui , Hengshan Road, Changshu Road
- Line 3 - Shanghai South Railway Station , Shilong Road, Longcao Road, Caoxi Road, Yishan Road
- Line 4 - Yishan Road , Shanghai Stadium
- Line 7 - Changshu Road , Zhaojiabang Road , Dong'an Road , Middle Longhua Road
- Line 9 - Caohejing Hi-Tech Park, Guilin Road, Yishan Road , Xujiahui , Zhaojiabang Road , Jiashan Road
- Line 10 - Hongqiao Road , Jiaotong University , Shanghai Library
- Line 11 - Longyao Road, Yunjin Road, Longhua, Shanghai Swimming Center, Xujiahui
- Jinshan railway - Shanghainan Station
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Schools in Xuhui District include:
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University
- East China University of Science and Technology
- Shanghai Normal University
- Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
- Shanghai Conservatory of Music
1. Nan Yang Model High School
2. Shanghai Xuhui High School
3. Shanghai Weiyu High School
4. Shanghai High School
5. Shanghai Fifty-forth High School
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