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|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Township-level divisions||2 subdistricts|
|• Total||545 km2 (210 sq mi)|
|Elevation||6 m (21 ft)|
|• Density||610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|Tianjin district map|
Xiqing District (simplified Chinese :西青区; traditional Chinese :西青區; pinyin :Xīqīng Qū) is a district in Tianjin, People's Republic of China.
The current Xiqing area came into existence in the mid and late Tang Dynasty. In Northern Song (Song Dynasty) period, this area was the border of Song and Liao (Liao Dynasty). In Ming Dynasty, this area was under control of Jinghai County and Wuqing County, Hejian Fu. In Qing Dynasty, it was governed by Tianjin Fu. In 1912, after the founding of Republic of China, this area was named Tianjin County, Zhili Province.
After 1949, it became a special area of Hebei province and Yangliuqing became its center of governance. In 1952, this area became part of Tianjin Municipality. In 1953, it got its name Xijiaoqu (West Suburb). In 1992, it was named Xiqing District.
Xiqing District is located in the southwest of Tianjin Municipality, on the east bordering Hongqiao District, Nankai District, Hexi District, and Jinnan District, to the south across the Duliujian River facing Jinghai District, on the west bordering Wuqing District and Bazhou, Hebei, to the north sharing Ziya River with Beichen District.
There are 2 subdistricts and 7 towns in the district:
|Name||Chinese (S)||Hanyu Pinyin||Population (2010)||Area (km2)|
|Liqizhuang Subdistrict||李七庄街道||Lǐqīzhuāng Jiēdào||74,762||54|
|Xiyingmen Subdistrict||西营门街道||Xīyíngmén Jiēdào||30,216||20.92|
|Yangliuqing town||杨柳青镇||Yángliǔqīng Zhèn||118,291||64|
|Jingwu town||精武镇||Jīngwǔ Zhèn||49,176||57.02|
|Zhangjiawo town||张家窝镇||Zhāngjiāwō Zhèn||47,786||44.5|
|Wangwenzhuang town||王稳庄镇||Wángwěnzhuāng Zhèn||41,363||116|
|Zhongbei town||中北镇||Zhōngběi Zhèn||92,814||38.5|
|Xinkou town||辛口镇||Xīnkǒu Zhèn||42,274||51.13|
|Dasi town||大寺镇||Dàsì Zhèn||113,290||86|
The total population of Xiqing is 310,000, among which 240,000 are rural citizens.
Xiqing is currently served by two metro lines operated by Tianjin Metro:
Tianjin Korean International School (천진한국국제학교; 天津韩国国际学校) is located in the district.
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