Jizhou District, Tianjin

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Jizhou

蓟州区
Jizhou District, Tianjin
Coordinates: 40°02′45″N117°24′30″E / 40.0458°N 117.4082°E / 40.0458; 117.4082 Coordinates: 40°02′45″N117°24′30″E / 40.0458°N 117.4082°E / 40.0458; 117.4082
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Municipality Tianjin
Township-level divisions1 subdistrict
25 towns
1 township
County seat Wenchang Subdistrict (文昌街道)
Area
  Total1,590 km2 (610 sq mi)
Population
  Total800,000
  Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
301900
Area code(s) 0022
Tianjin district map
Website www.tjjx.gov.cn

Jizhou District (simplified Chinese :蓟州区; traditional Chinese :薊州區; pinyin :Jìzhōu Qū), formerly a county known as Ji County, is a district in the far north of the municipality of Tianjin, People's Republic of China, holding cultural and historical significance (e.g., the Buddhist Temple of Solitary Joy).

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Overview

Panshan resort Pan shan.jpg
Panshan resort

The administration of Jizhou was transferred from Hebei province to Tianjin in 1973. Historically, it was also known as Yuyang (渔阳; 漁陽; Yúyáng) during the Tang Dynasty.

Jizhou is the only mountainous area in the Tianjin municipality, home to the renowned Mount Pan. Known as "Tianjin's backyard", the spectacular natural scenery and numerous historical monuments, including a small section of the Great Wall known as Huangyaguan, in the county means that it is a major tourist attraction. It is also well known for its abundance of unique, local fruits and nuts.

Jizhou is approximately 115 km (71 mi) away from the city proper of Tianjin. It has an area of 1,590 square kilometres (610 sq mi) and a population of 800,000. [1]

Administrative divisions

There are 1 subdistrict, 25 towns, and 1 ethnic township in the county: [2]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010) [3] Area (km2)
Wenchang Subdistrict 文昌街道Wénchāng Jiēdào89,207
Yuyang town渔阳镇Yúyáng Zhèn57,66977
Xiaying town下营镇Xiàyíng Zhèn18,759
Xiacang town下仓镇Xiàcāng Zhèn41,71771.5
Sangzi town桑梓镇Sāngzǐ Zhèn36,58660
Chutouling town出头岭镇Chūtóulǐng Zhèn34,36258.6
Luozhuangzi town罗庄子镇Luōzhuāngzi Zhèn12,25399
Wubaihu town五百户镇Wǔbǎihù Zhèn22,69261.46
Xiawotou town下窝头镇Xiàwōtóu Zhèn26,769
Baijian town白涧镇Báijiàn Zhèn18,64650
Bangjun town邦均镇Bāngjūn Zhèn31,34334.73
Yinliu town洇溜镇Yīnliū Zhèn23,91529
Bieshan town别山镇Biéshān Zhèn43,84851
Mashenqiao town马伸桥镇Mǎshēnqiáo Zhèn34,76330
Longguzhuang town尤古庄镇Yóugǔzhuāng Zhèn24,601
Houjiaying town侯家营镇Hóujiāyíng Zhèn37,34655.58
Yangjinzhuang town杨津庄镇Yángjīnzhuāng Zhèn33,028
Shangcang town上仓镇Shàngcāng Zhèn33,380
Guanzhuang town官庄镇Guānzhuāng Zhèn30,640
Dongshigu town东施古镇Dōngshīgǔ Zhèn15,99427.36
Xilonghuyu town西龙虎峪镇Xīlónghǔyù Zhèn25,19645
Chuanfangyu town穿芳峪镇Chuānfāngyù Zhèn14,548
Xujiatai town许家台镇Xǔjiātái Zhèn10,634
Limingzhuang town礼明庄镇Lǐmíngzhuāng Zhèn23,582
Dong'erying town东二营镇Dōng'èryíng Zhèn16,961
Dongzhaogezhuang town东赵各庄镇Dōngzhàogèzhuāng Zhèn19,63329.42
Sungezhuang Manchu Ethnic Township 孙各庄满族乡Sūngèzhuāng Mǎnzú Xiāng6,71726

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References

  1. "Profile of Jizhou" (in Chinese). Official website of Jizhou Government. Archived from the original on August 24, 2007. Retrieved 2008-09-24.
  2. 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:蓟县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-08-08.[ permanent dead link ]
  3. 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.