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Changshou (simplified Chinese: 长寿区; traditional Chinese: 長壽區; pinyin: Chángshòu Qū) is a district in Chongqing, China, located by the Yangtze river, with a history spanning several thousand years. Changshou is 80 km (50 mi) from the Yuzhong District of downtown Chongqing.

Changshou

长寿区

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Changshou District in Chongqing
Changshou District in Chongqing
CountryPeople's Republic of China
MunicipalityChongqing
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

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Administrative divisionsEdit

Changshou District administers 14 townships and 4 subdistricts,[1] with a total area of 1,415 km2 (546 sq mi).

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[2] Area (km2)
Fengcheng Subdistrict 凤城街道 Fèngchéng Jiēdào 175,576 72.7
Yanjia Subdistrict 晏家街道 Yànjiā Jiēdào 72,825 95
Jiangnan Subdistrict 江南街道 Jiāngnán Jiēdào 21,509 68.8
Duzhou Subdistrict 渡舟街道 Dùzhōu Jiēdào 51,888 114
Bake Subdistrict 八颗街道 Bākē Jiēdào 36,698 99.25
Xinshi Subdistrict 新市街道 Xīnshì Jiēdào 21,578 37
Linfeng town 邻封镇 Línfēng Zhèn 23,868 55
Dandu town 但渡镇 Dàndù Zhèn 14,497 57
Yunji town 云集镇 Yúnjí Zhèn 27,564 115.32
Changshouhu town 长寿湖镇 Chángshòuhú Zhèn 37,839 104.53
Shuanglong town 双龙镇 Shuānglóng Zhèn 29,213 57
Longhe town 龙河镇 Lónghé Zhèn 35,561 89.9
Shiyan town 石堰镇 Shíyàn Zhèn 48,193 101.78
Yuntai town 云台镇 Yúntái Zhèn 40,328 87.32
Haitang town 海棠镇 Hǎitáng Zhèn 24,252 46
Gelan town 葛兰镇 Gélán Zhèn 55,938 47.5
Honghu town 洪湖镇 Hónghú Zhèn 30,426 103.65
Wanshun town 万顺镇 Wànshùn Zhèn 22,256 57

HistoryEdit

Changshou enjoys a history of 2300 years.

  • In 316 BC, a Zhi county was establied here.
  • In 226 AD, it was renamed Jiangzhou county.
  • In 519, it was renamed as Lewen county.
  • In 1362, it was renamed as Changshou county.
  • In 1959, Changshou county was put under the administration of Chongqing city.
  • In 2002, Changshou city was changed into Changshou district, Chongjin, a county-level division of Chongqing.

PopulationEdit

Until the end of 2013, there are 369321 households,the total population is 906732.Among them, the non-agriculture population is 310531 ,agriculture population is 596201.[3]

GeographyEdit

Changshou is located in 106°49’22” E – 107°27’30”E of longitude and 29°43’ N – 30°12’30”N of latitude, and is 56.56 km (35.14 mi) wide from south to north, and 57.5 km (35.7 mi) long from east to west. The altitude in the area is between 154 to 1,034.2 m (505 to 3,393 ft)[citation needed]. Changshou is classified as shallow hill area, slopes in the area are relatively smooth.

ClimateEdit

Its climate belongs to subtropic monsoon weather style, with an annual average temperature of 18.1 °C (64.6 °F), annual accumulated temperature of 6000 °C, monthly average temperature of 6.7 °C (44.1 °F) in January, 28.4 °C (83.1 °F) in July, annual total rainfall of 1,152.3 mm (45.37 in), annual sunshine duration of 1221 hours and frost-free period of 331 days.

TransportationEdit

Chongqing- Fuling Freeway and other two freeways are intersected in Changshou area. Chongqing- Wanzhou Railway is under construction to provide transportation for businesses and tourists. Changshou has two Yangtze River crossings, a road and a railway bridge.

Changshou District is 50 kilometers [4] away from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport.

EconomyEdit

  • In 2006, the total annual GDP was CNY 8.8 billion.

TourismEdit

Famous tourist attractions include Lake Changshou, which is a man-made lake of 60 km2 (23 sq mi); Changshou Ancient Town; Puti Mountain and Dongling Temple.

Mount Puti is a tourist attraction in the district.

Special Local ProductEdit

  • Changshou Grapefruit
  • Changshou Rice Noodle
  • Blood Tofu

Sister cityEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ http://cs.cq.gov.cn/zjcs/11/
  2. ^ shi, Guo wu yuan ren kou pu cha ban gong; council, Guo jia tong ji ju ren kou he jiu ye tong ji si bian = Tabulation on the 2010 population census of the people's republic of China by township / compiled by Population census office under the state; population, Department of; statistics, employment statistics national bureau of (2012). Zhongguo 2010 nian ren kou pu cha fen xiang, zhen, jie dao zi liao (Di 1 ban. ed.). Beijing Shi: Zhongguo tong ji chu ban she. ISBN 978-7-5037-6660-2.
  3. ^ http://cs.cq.gov.cn/zjcs/12/
  4. ^ http://baike.baidu.com/link?url=6j-TJyDBpNMzanVVg8gQ9BFcTtdJEjYcHdjR0_TzXilBvoXYmmVEHQWvfTn1LE-9348mLAHfRh76MT3JjBI4TF87SKwOYZAGvt7XlgeA_IfSwoefQQkuWh0Gave1MTBC

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