Yueyanglou District

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Yueyanglou
岳阳楼区
District
Yueyanglou is located in Hunan
Yueyanglou
Yueyanglou
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 29°20′45″N 113°12′42″E / 29.3458°N 113.2116°E / 29.3458; 113.2116Coordinates: 29°20′45″N 113°12′42″E / 29.3458°N 113.2116°E / 29.3458; 113.2116
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Yueyang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Yueyanglou District (simplified Chinese: 岳阳楼区; traditional Chinese: 岳陽樓區; pinyin: Yuèyánglóu qū) is one of three urban districts in Yueyang City, Hunan province, China; it is also the 3rd most populous district (after Heshan and Dingcheng Districts) in the province. The district is located in the middle part of the city proper of Yueyang, it is on the lake of Dongting's southeastern side, the lake flows into Yangtze in the north western outer margin of the district. The district is bordered by Jianli County of Hubei and Junshan District to the north, surrounded by Yueyang County to the west, the south and the southeast, Yunxi District to the northeast. Yueyanglou District covers 464.55 km2 (179.36 sq mi), as of 2015, it had a registered population of 514,100.[1] The district has 17 subdistricts, a town and 2 townships under its jurisdiction. the government seat is Wulipai (五里牌街道).[2]

Yueyanglou District is named after the Tower of Yueyang, the tower has a history of nearly 1800 years and it was built in the period of Three Kingdoms. the Yueyang Tower is also one of Chinese AAAAA-rated tourist attractions.[3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

According to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Yueyanglou District on November 30, 2015, Yueyanglou has 2 townships and 1 town and 17 subdistricts under its jurisdiction,[2] they are:

2 townships

1 town

17 subdistricts

References[edit]

  1. ^ the population of Yueyanglou District in 2015, according to the Statistical Communiqué of Yueyanglou District on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development - (2015年岳阳楼区国民经济和社会发展统计公报): Yueyang.gov
  2. ^ a b the divisions of Yueyanglou District in 2015, according to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Yueyanglou District on (November 30, 2015) - 《关于同意岳阳楼区乡镇区划调整方案的批复》(湘民行发〔2015〕109号): rednet (30-Nov-15) or tcmap.com, 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
  3. ^ the Junshan island was rated as one of the AAAAA-rated tourist attractions on August 2011: rednet.cn or voc.com