Tianjin Zoo

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Tianjin Zoo
Date opened1980 [1]
Location Nankai District, Tianjin, China
Coordinates 39°04′53″N117°09′35″E / 39.0812567°N 117.1596408°E / 39.0812567; 117.1596408 Coordinates: 39°04′53″N117°09′35″E / 39.0812567°N 117.1596408°E / 39.0812567; 117.1596408
No. of animals3000 [1]
No. of species200 [1]
Website www.tjzoo.com.cn

Tianjin Zoo is located in Nankai District, Tianjin, China, as the south-most part of the Water Park complex. It covers an area of 53.77 hectares (132.9 acres), which includes about 10.68 hectares (26.4 acres) of lakes. Construction began in 1975 and it was opened to the public on January 1, 1980. It houses approximately 3,000 animals of 200 species.

Nankai District District in Tianjin, Peoples Republic of China

Nankai District is a district of Tianjin, People's Republic of China. Nankai District borders the Hai River in the east and Chentangzhuang Railway in the west and south.

Tianjin Municipality in Peoples Republic of China

Tianjin, alternatively romanized as Tientsin, is a municipality and a coastal metropolis in Northern China on the shore of Bohai Sea, it is one of the nine national central cities in Mainland China, with a total population of 15,621,200 as of 2016 estimation. Its built-up area, made up of 12 central districts, was home to 12,491,300 inhabitants in 2016 and is also the world's 29th-largest agglomeration and 11th-most populous city proper.

China Country in East Asia

China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a country in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.404 billion in 2017. Covering approximately 9,600,000 square kilometers (3,700,000 sq mi), it is the third or fourth largest country by total area. Governed by the Communist Party of China, the state exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities, and the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau.

The zoo is divided into separate habitats for: monkeys/apes, bears, lions, pandas, songbirds, elephants, hippos/rhinos and amphibians.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Tianjin Zoological Gardens". tjzoo.com.cn. Tianjin Zoological Gardens. Archived from the original on 7 July 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2011.