Zhangqiu District

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Zhangqiu

章丘区

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Zhangqiu is located in Shandong
Zhangqiu
Zhangqiu
Location in Shandong
Coordinates: 36°41′35″N 117°31′05″E / 36.693°N 117.518°E / 36.693; 117.518Coordinates: 36°41′35″N 117°31′05″E / 36.693°N 117.518°E / 36.693; 117.518[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShandong
Sub-provincial cityJinan
Area
 • Total1,721.29 km2 (664.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[3]
 • Total1,064,210
 • Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
2502XX
Jinan district map

Zhangqiu (simplified Chinese: 章丘; traditional Chinese: 章邱; pinyin: Zhāngqiū) is one of 10 urban districts of the prefecture-level city of Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province, East China. The district has an area of 1721.29 square kilometers, 20 towns, 908 villages and the permanent resident population was 1,064,210 as of 2010 even though its built-up (or metro) area is much smaller.

History[edit]

Originally called Zhangqiu County with Mingshui (明水) as its capital, Zhangqiu City was established in August 1992. Located in central Shandong province, Zhangqiu is 50 kilometers to the east of Jinan, the capital of Shandong province. It is 120 kilometers north from Mount Tai and the Yellow River is the north border of Zhangqiu. Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport is situated at Yaoqiang Village of Zhangqiu.

Zhangqiu is the hometown of the poet Li Qingzhao in the Song Dynasty, and home to Longshan Culture that existed around 2900~2100 BC. Longshan Culture is known for its black ceramics and the earliest features to late characterize the Shang civilization, scapulimancy and hangtu construction (see Chengziya Archaeological Site).

Zhangqiu is known for its springs and scenery outside the crowded city of Jinan.[citation needed] The East Jingshi Road and several Province Highways connect Mingshui and Jinan.

Subdivisions[edit]

Subdistricts:

Towns:

Townships:

Villages:

There are numerous villages in Zhangqiu District including Zhujiayu.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (2 July 2014). "Zhangqiu" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2 July 2014.
  2. ^ Jinan City Land Use Plan (2006–20)/《济南市土地利用总体规划(2006-2020年)》.(in Chinese) Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ 《中国2010年人口普查分县资料》 (in Chinese). 中国统计出版社. December 2012. ISBN 978-7-5037-6659-6.

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