Dongxihu District

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Dongxihu
东西湖区
District
Hongtu Boulevard Station
Hongtu Boulevard Station
Dongxihu is located in Hubei
Dongxihu
Dongxihu
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 30°37′27″N 114°08′45″E / 30.6241°N 114.1458°E / 30.6241; 114.1458Coordinates: 30°37′27″N 114°08′45″E / 30.6241°N 114.1458°E / 30.6241; 114.1458[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Sub-provincial city Wuhan
Township-level (4th) subdivisions 12
Area[2]
 • Total 439.19 km2 (169.57 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 451,880
 • Density 1,029/km2 (2,670/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Wuhan district map
Website http://www.dxh.gov.cn/

Dongxihu District (simplified Chinese: 东西; traditional Chinese: 東西湖區; pinyin: Dōngxīhú Qū; literally: "east west lake"[4]) is one of 13 districts of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, People's Republic of China, forming part of the city's western suburbs. It lies on the north (left) bank of the Han River. Along with Qiaokou, it is the only district of Wuhan to not have a Yangtze River shoreline; it borders the districts of Huangpi to the northeast, Jiang'an to the east, Jianghan, Qiaokou, and Hanyang to the southeast, and Caidian to the southwest. The district also borders the prefecture-level city of Xiaogan to the north and west.

Geography[edit]

Administrative Divisions[edit]

Dongxihu District currently administers eight subdistricts, one administrative committee, and three local offices:[5][6]

Name (with translation) Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin
Wujiashan Subdistrict (Wu Family Mountain) 吴家山街道 Wújiāshān Jiēdào
Jiangjunlu Subdistrict (General Road) 将军路街道 Jiāngjūnlù Jiēdào
Cihui Subdistrict (Compassionate Benevolence) 慈惠街道 Cíhuì Jiēdào
Zoumaling Subdistrict (Horse Riding Hill) 走马岭街道 Zǒumǎlǐng Jiēdào
Jinghe Subdistrict (Jing River) 河街道 Jìnghé Jiēdào
Changqing Subdistrict (Long Youth) 长青街道 Chángqīng Jiēdào
Xingouzhen Subdistrict (New Channel Town) 新沟镇街道 Xīngōuzhèn Jiēdào
Jinyinhu Subdistrict (Gold and Silver Lake) 金银湖街道 Jīnyínhú Jiēdào
Changqinghuayuan New Area Administrative Committee (Evergreen Park) 常青花园新区管委会 Chángqīnghuāyuán Xīnqū Guǎnwěihuì
Baiquan Office (Cedar Spring) 泉办事处 Bǎiquán[7][8] Bànshìchù
Xin'andu Office (Xin'an Ferry) 辛安渡办事处 Xīn'āndù Bànshìchù
Dongshan Township (East Mountain) 东山办事处 Dōngshān Bànshìchù

Transportation[edit]

Line 2, Wuhan Metro passes through Dongxihu District. There are four stations of Line 2, Wuhan Metro in Dongxihu District: Hongtu Boulevard Station, Changqingcheng Station, Jinyintan Station and Changqing Huayuan Station.

The northern end of Line 6, Wuhan Metro extends into Dongxihu District. There are five stations of Line 6, Wuhan Metro in Dongxihu District: Jinyinhu Park Station, Jinyinhu Station, Garden Expo North Station, Polytechnic University Station and Changqing Huayuan Station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Dongxihu" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ "Wuhan Statistical Yearbook 2010" (PDF). Wuhan Statistics Bureau. p. 15. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 5, 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-31. 
  3. ^ "武汉市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报" (in Chinese). Wuhan Statistics Bureau. 2011-05-11. Archived from the original on 2011-10-25. Retrieved 2011-06-11. 
  4. ^ 《汉语拼音正词法基本规则》6.2.2.1条.2012. pp.8. 汉语地名中的专名和通名,分写,每一分写部分的首字母大写.
  5. ^ "区划简码 (translation: Administrative Division Codes)" (PDF) (in Simplified Chinese). Dongxihu District government website. 30 November 2017. Retrieved 19 December 2017. "{...}吴家山街{...}柏泉{...}将军路{...}慈惠{...}走马岭{...}径河{...}长青{...}新沟镇{...}辛安渡{...}东山{...}金银湖{...}常青花园{...}" (translation: {...}Wujiashan Subdistrict{...}Boquan{...}Jiangjunlu{...}Cihui{...}Zoumaling{...}Jinghe{...}Changqing (长青){...}Xingouzhen{...}Xin'andu{...}Dongshan{...}Jinyinhu{...}Changqinghuayuan{...}.) 
  6. ^ "东西湖区历史沿革 (translation: The Historical Development of Dongxihu District)" (in Simplified Chinese). 行政区划网站 (translation: Administrative Divisions Website). 6 August 2014. Retrieved 19 December 2017. "2010年第六次人口普查,东西湖区常住总人口452053人,其中:吴家山街道115067人,柏泉办事处9402人,将军路街道42259人,慈惠街道16373人,走马岭街道26744人,径河街道36937人,长青街道41648人,辛安渡办事处12620人,东山办事处14446人,新沟镇街道17839人,金银湖街道58891人,常青花园新区管委会55353人,台商工业园区管委会4474人。" (abbreviated translation: In 2010{...}, Dongxihu District{...} including: Wujiashan Subdistrict{...}, Boquan Office{...}, Jiangjunlu Subdistrict{...}, Cihui Subdistrict{...}, Zoumaling Subdistrict{...}, Jinghe Subdistrict{...}, Changqing (长青) Subdistrict{...}, Xin'an Office{...}, Dongshan Office{...}, Xingouzhen Subdistrict{...}, Jinyinhu Subdistrict{...}, Changqinghuayuan (常青花园) New Area Administrative Committee{...}, Taishang Industrial Park Administrative Committee{...}.) 
  7. ^ Many roads in the area use this character and the street signs use the pronunciation 'bai'. http://map.baidu.com/#panoid=02000200001412051401321005B&panotype=street&heading=-23&pitch=3&l=12&tn=B_NORMAL_MAP&sc=0&newmap=1&shareurl=1&pid=02000200001412051401321005B
  8. ^ http://www.sohu.com/a/112396268_459886

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