Zhanggong District

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Zhanggong
District
Zhanggong is located in China
Zhanggong
Zhanggong
Location within China
Coordinates: 25°50′52″N 114°54′07″E / 25.84778°N 114.90194°E / 25.84778; 114.90194Coordinates: 25°50′52″N 114°54′07″E / 25.84778°N 114.90194°E / 25.84778; 114.90194
Country China
Province Jiangxi
Prefecture-level city Ganzhou
Area
 • Total 479 km2 (185 sq mi)
Population (2003)[citation needed]
 • Total 546,000
 • Density 1,100/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Postal Code 34????

Zhanggong District (Chinese: 章贡区) is the administrative center of the prefecture-level city of Ganzhou in Jiangxi Province, China. The oldest part of Ganzhou's ancient sewage system named Fushou Gou (福寿沟, literally "Happiness and Longevity Ditch"), which was built during the eleventh century AD and still in use today,[1] is located in Zhanggong District.

As of 2003, the district covers an area of 479 square kilometers, and has a population of 546,000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ganzhou: Song Dynasty sewage system still in service today", Guangming Daily website, in Chinese

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