Yuhua District, Changsha

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Yuhua
雨花区
District
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Changsha
Seat Guitang
Area
 • Total 304.9 km2 (117.7 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 764,700
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Yuhua District (simplified Chinese: 雨花区; traditional Chinese: 雨花區; pinyin: Yǔhuā Qū; literally: "rain flower") is one of six urban districts of Changsha, Hunan province, China. the district is bordered by Yuetang District of Xiangtan to the south, Changsha County to the east, Furong District to the north, Tianxin District to the west. Located in the southern central Changsha, Yuhua covers 304.9 km2 (117.7 sq mi) with population of 764,700 (as of 2016). The district has 12 subdistricts and 1 town under its jurisdiction, the government seat is at Guitang subdistrict.

History[edit]

Yuhua District is one of five districts established on 22 April, 1996 as a result of adjusting the administrative districts of Changsha. It covers parts of the historic South District, in which Zuojiajitang (左家塘), Houjiatang (候家塘), Jingwanzi (井湾子) and Guitang (圭搪) four subdistricts included, parts of the historic Suburb District, in which Yuhuating Township (雨花亭乡) excluding Shiren (石人), Xinkai (新开) and Yuchang (渔场) three villages, Lituo Township (黎托乡), Dongjing Township (洞井乡), Wuyi (五一), Huoyan (火焰), Youyi (友谊) and Gaoqiao (高桥) four villages of Mawangdui Township (马王堆乡).[1][2]

Tiaoma Town (跳马镇) of Changsha County was also added to Yuhua District on 14 January, 2015.[3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

According to the No.1 Notice on adjustment of administrative divisions of Hunan Province in 2015 published on February 27, 2015, Yuhua has 12 subdistricts and 1 town under its jurisdiction,[4] they are:

12 subdistricts
1 town

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ No.1 Notice on adjustment of administrative divisions of Hunan Province in 2015: (2015-02-27): 《2015年湖南省行政区划调整公告(1号)》(湘民行发[2015]1号)

Coordinates: 28°08′54″N 113°02′06″E / 28.1483°N 113.035°E / 28.1483; 113.035