Beichen District

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Beichen

北辰区
Beichen District
Coordinates: 39°13′17″N117°07′57″E / 39.22139°N 117.13250°E / 39.22139; 117.13250 Coordinates: 39°13′17″N117°07′57″E / 39.22139°N 117.13250°E / 39.22139; 117.13250
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Municipality Tianjin
Township-level divisions3 subdistricts
9 towns
Elevation
6 m (20 ft)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
300400
Area code(s) 0022
Tianjin district map
Website tjbc.gov.cn

Beichen District (simplified Chinese :北辰区; traditional Chinese :北辰區; pinyin :Běichén Qū) is a district of the municipality of Tianjin, People's Republic of China. Before June 1992, the district was named Beijiao District (simplified Chinese:北郊区; traditional Chinese:北郊區; pinyin:Běijiāo Qū; literally: 'north suburb'), reflectings its position in the northern suburbs of Tianjin. As the city expanded, it gradually became part of the urban core and was renamed to Beichen.

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The district occupies approximately 478.5 km2 (184.7 sq mi), with a population of 320,000. China National Highway 103 goes through the heart of the district. Beichen District also hosts the North Canal (北运河), a branch of the Hai River.

Administrative divisions

There are 4 subdistricts and 9 towns in the district: [1]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010) [2] Area (km2)
Guoyuanxincun Subdistrict 果园新村街道Guǒyuánxīncūn Jiēdào39,607
Jixianli Subdistrict 集贤里街道Jíxiánlǐ Jiēdào17,472
Pudong Subdistrict 普东街道Pǔdōng Jiēdào57,621
Jiarongli Subdistrict 佳荣里街道Jiārónglǐ Jiēdào72,842
Beicang town北仓镇Běicāng Zhèn46,92126
Tianmu town天穆镇Tiānmù Zhèn116,08430
Shuangjie town双街镇Shuāngjiē Zhèn54,56442.11
Shuangkou town双口镇Shuāngkǒu Zhèn63,99972.4
Qingguang town青光镇Qīngguāng Zhèn43,28048
Xiaodian town小淀镇Xiǎodiàn Zhèn34,51243.13
Yixingbu town宜兴埠镇Yíxìngbù Zhèn41,98522.48
Xititou town西堤头镇Xīdītóu Zhèn45,40782.84
Dazhangzhuang town大张庄镇Dàzhāngzhuāng Zhèn29,90048
industrial & farming zones4,927

Transportation

Metro

Beichen is currently served by two metro lines operated by Tianjin Metro:

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References

  1. 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:北辰区 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Archived from the original on 2012-10-01. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  2. Census Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China; Population and Employment Statistics Division of the National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China (2012). 中国2010人口普查分乡、镇、街道资料 (1 ed.). Beijing: China Statistics Print. ISBN   978-7-5037-6660-2.