Zhanggong District

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Zhanggong

章贡区
Location in Jiangxi
Location in Jiangxi
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
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangxi
Prefecture-level cityGanzhou
Area
 • Total479 km2 (185 sq mi)
Population
 (2003)[citation needed]
 • Total546,000
 • Density1,100/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Postal Code
341000
LanguageGanzhou dialect [zh]

Zhanggong District (simplified Chinese: 章贡区; traditional Chinese: 章貢區; pinyin: Zhānggòng Qū) is the administrative center of the prefecture-level city of Ganzhou in the south of Jiangxi Province, China. The oldest part of Ganzhou's ancient sewage system named Fushou Gou (福寿沟; '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.

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