Chaoyang District, Beijing
Chaoyang District (simplified Chinese: 朝阳区; traditional Chinese: 朝陽區; pinyin: Cháoyáng Qū; lit. 'facing the sun') is a core district of Beijing. It borders the districts of Shunyi to the northeast, Tongzhou to the east and southeast, Daxing to the south, Fengtai to the southwest, Dongcheng, Xicheng and Haidian to the west, and Changping to the northwest.
Location of Chaoyang District in Beijing
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Township-level divisions||41 subdistricts|
|District seat||Jianwai Subdistrict (建外街道)|
|• Total||475 km2 (183 sq mi)|
|Elevation||34 m (112 ft)|
|• Density||7,500/km2 (19,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
Chaoyang is home to the majority of Beijing's many foreign embassies, the well-known Sanlitun bar street, as well as Beijing's growing central business district. The Olympic Green, built for the 2008 Summer Olympics, is also in Chaoyang. Chaoyang extends west to Chaoyangmen on the eastern 2nd Ring Road, and nearly as far east as the Ximazhuang toll station on the Jingtong Expressway. Within the urban area of Beijing, it occupies 475 square kilometres (183 sq mi), making it the central city's largest district, with Haidian second. As of 2005, Chaoyang had a total population of 3,642,000, making it the most populous district in Beijing. The district has jurisdiction over 22 subdistrict offices and 20 area offices. Chaoyang is also home to Silk Street, and many other market areas, shopping malls, and restaurant strips.
|Name||Chinese (S)||Hanyu Pinyin||Population (2010)||Area (km2)|
|Jianwai Subdistrict||建外街道||Jiànwài Jiēdào||34,692||4.40|
|Chaowai Subdistrict||朝外街道||Cháowài Jiēdào||39,999||2.20|
|Hujialou Subdistrict||呼家楼街道||Hūjiālóu Jiēdào||61,588||2.80|
|Sanlitun Subdistrict||三里屯街道||Sānlǐtún Jiēdào||35,394||2.90|
|Zuojiazhuang Subdistrict||左家庄街道||Zuǒjiāzhuāng Jiēdào||80,249||4.17|
|Xiangheyuan Subdistrict||香河园街道||Xiānghéyuán Jiēdào||51,880||2.50|
|Heping Street Subdistrict||和平街街道||Hépíngjiē Jiēdào||108,406||4.54|
|Anzhen Subdistrict||安贞街道||Ānzhēn Jiēdào||68,454||3.60|
|Yayuncun Subdistrict||亚运村街道||Yàyùncūn Jiēdào||72,415||5.13|
|Xiaoguan Subdistrict||小关街道||Xiǎoguān Jiēdào||68,363||2.58|
|Jiuxianqiao Subdistrict||酒仙桥街道||Jiǔxiānqiáo Jiēdào||62,127||5.30|
|Maizidian Subdistrict||麦子店街道||Màizidiàn Jiēdào||31,741||6.80|
|Tuanjiehu Subdistrict||团结湖街道||Tuánjiéhú Jiēdào||37,674||1.23|
|Liulitun Subdistrict||六里屯街道||Liùlǐtún Jiēdào||107,943||4.40|
|Balizhuang Subdistrict||八里庄街道||Bālǐzhuāng Jiēdào||107,542||4.40|
|Shuangjing Subdistrict||双井街道||Shuāngjǐng Jiēdào||96,898||43.80|
|Jinsong Subdistrict||劲松街道||Jìnsōng Jiēdào||106,983||5.20|
|Panjiayuan Subdistrict||潘家园街道||Pānjiāyuán Jiēdào||113,115||4.30|
|Fatou Subdistrict||垡头街道||Fátóu Jiēdào||54,872||9.60|
|Datun Subdistrict||大屯街道||Dàtún Jiēdào||141,433||10.01|
|Wangjing Subdistrict||望京街道||Wàngjīng Jiēdào||168,167||10.36|
|Aoyuncun Subdistrict||奥运村街道||Àoyùncūn Jiēdào||105,263||19.60|
|Capital Airport Subdistrict||首都机场街道||Shǒudū Jīchǎng Jiēdào||20,512||12.50|
|Donghu Subdistrict||东湖街道||Dōnghú Jiēdào||64,074||10.40|
|Nanmofang (Township) Area||南磨房(乡)地区||Nánmòfáng (Xiāng) Dìqū||129,844||10.00|
|Gaobeidian (Township) Area||高碑店(乡)地区||Gāobēidiàn (Xiāng) Dìqū||118,094||15.30|
|Jiangtai (Township) Area||将台(乡)地区||Jiāngtái (Xiāng) Dìqū||71,341||13.70|
|Taiyanggong (Township) Area||太阳宫(乡)地区||Tàiyánggōng (Xiāng) Dìqū||70,367||5.85|
|Xiaohongmen (Township) Area||小红门(乡)地区||Xiǎohóngmén (Xiāng) Dìqū||57,751||12.50|
|Shibalidian (Township) Area||十八里店(乡)地区||Shíbālǐdiàn (Xiāng) Dìqū||200,884||23.30|
|Pingfang (Township) Area||平房(乡)地区||Píngfáng (Xiāng) Dìqū||120,605||15.18|
|Dongfeng (Township) Area||东风(乡)地区||Dōngfēng (Xiāng) Dìqū||86,525||5.30|
|Laiguangying (Township) Area||来广营(乡)地区||Láiguǎngyíng (Xiāng) Dìqū||123,665||31.30|
|Changying (Township) Area||常营(乡)地区||Chángyíng (Xiāng) Dìqū||48,470||11.30|
|Sanjianfang (Township) Area||三间房(乡)地区||Sānjiānfáng (Xiāng) Dìqū||126,183||8.80|
|Guanzhuang (Township) Area||管庄(乡)地区||Guǎnzhuāng (Xiāng) Dìqū||105,407||10.30|
|Jinzhan (Township) Area||金盏(乡)地区||Jīnzhǎn (Xiāng) Dìqū||57,618||44.30|
|Sunhe (Township) Area||孙河(乡)地区||Sūnhé (Xiāng) Dìqū||23,876||26.50|
|Cuigezhuang (Township) Area||崔各庄(乡)地区||Cuīgèzhuāng (Xiāng) Dìqū||101,996||24.40|
|Dongba (Township) Area||东坝(乡)地区||Dōngbà (Xiāng) Dìqū||88,541||24.60|
|Heizhuanghu (Township) Area||黑庄户(乡)地区||Hēizhuānghù (Xiāng) Dìqū||57,257||19.60|
|Dougezhuang (Township) Area||豆各庄(乡)地区||Dòugèzhuāng (Xiāng) Dìqū||32,535||14.10|
|Wangsiying (Township) Area||王四营(乡)地区||Wángsìyíng (Xiāng) Dìqū||84,394||19.30|
Government and infrastructureEdit
In 2017, the regional GDP of the district was 563.55 billion yuan, with GDP per capita at 150.7 thousand yuan.
China National Aviation Holdings Company (parent company of Air China), SOHO China, CITIC Group, Sinopec, Qihoo 360, COFCO, and Beijing Capital Airlines have their headquarters in Chaoyang District. Renren Inc. has its headquarters on the 23rd floor of the Jing An Center (静安中心; 靜安中心; Jìng'ān Zhōngxīn) in Chaoyang District.
Foreign, Hong Kong, and Taiwan companiesEdit
According to Chaoyang's official website, the district "is home to more than 60 percent of the foreign business agencies in Beijing, over 3,000 foreign companies, 167 international news agencies, and two-thirds of the 158 of the global top 500 transnational companies that have invested in Beijing." Some of these are:
ABB Group (China headquarters), Air France, All Nippon Airways, (Beijing Office, Beijing Fortune Building) Halliburton, IBM, KBR, Kerr-McGee China Petroleum Ltd. ( an Occidental Petroleum subsidiary), Korean Air (Hyundai Motor Tower (现代汽车大厦; Xiàndài qìchē dàshà)), Kroll Inc., Lummus Technology, a subsidiary of CB&I, Lufthansa (Beijing Lufthansa Center), Asiana Airlines, Standard & Poor's, Swire Group, Etihad Airways, EVA Air, and Qatar Airways.
Beijing Hyundai Motor Company (simplified Chinese: 北京现代汽车有限公司; traditional Chinese: 北京現代汽車有限公司; pinyin: Běijīng Xiàndài Qìchē Yǒuxiàngōngsī; Korean: 북경현대), a 50–50 joint venture of the Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. and Hyundai Motor Company, has its sales offices in the Hyundai Motor Tower in Chaoyang District.
Chaoyang serves as Beijing's diplomatic district. All foreign embassies to China are located in the district except for that of Russia, which is in Dongcheng. Chaoyang has three embassy areas in the Sanlitun, Chaoyangmenwai, and Liangmahe neighborhoods.
Chaoyang District is one of the fastest growing districts in the Beijing Metropolitan Area. There are several subway lines running through the district. The Beijing Capital Airport, although surrounded by the Shunyi District, is an exclave of Chaoyang District. The municipality as well as the Chinese national government spend almost a half million USD per day on developing this district.
Chaoyang is currently served by thirteen metro lines of the Beijing Subway:
- Line 1 – Yong'anli, Guomao , Dawanglu , Sihui , Sihui Dong (E)
- Line 2 – Jianguomen , Chaoyangmen
- Line 5 – Lishuiqiao , Lishuiqiao South, Beiyuanlu North, Datunlu East , Huixinxijie Beikou, Huixinxijie Nankou , Hepingxiqiao
- Line 6 – Chaoyangmen , Dongdaqiao, Hujialou , Jintailu , Shilipu, Qingnianlu, Dalianpo, Huangqu, Changying, Caofang
- Line 7 – Shuangjing , Jiulongshan , Dajiaoting, Baiziwan, Huagong, Nanlouzizhuang, Happy Valley, Fatou, Shuanghe, Jiaohuachang, Huang Chang, Lang Xin Zhuang, Hei Zhuang Hu
- Line 8 – Lincuiqiao, South Gate of Forest Park, Olympic Green , Olympic Sports Center, Beitucheng , Anhuaqiao
- Line 10 – Jiandemen, Beitucheng , Anzhenmen, Huixinxijie Nankou , Shaoyaoju , Taiyanggong, Sanyuanqiao , Liangmaqiao, Agricultural Exhibition Center, Tuanjiehu, Hujialou , Jintaixizhao, Guomao , Shuangjing , Jinsong, Panjiayuan, Shilihe , Chengshou Si
- Line 13 – Lishuiqiao , Beiyuan, Wangjing West , Shaoyaoju , Guangximen, Liufang
- Line 14 – Shilihe , Beigongda Ximen, Jiulongshan , Dawanglu , Jintailu , Zaoying, Dongfengbeiqiao, Jiangtai, Wangjing South, Futong, Wangjing , Donghuqu, Laiguangying, Shangezhuang
- Line 15 – Olympic Green , Anlilu, Datunlu East , Guanzhuang, Wangjing West , Wangjing , Cuigezhuang, Maquanying, Sunhe
- Capital Airport Express – Sanyuanqiao , Terminal 2
- Batong line – Sihui , Sihui Dong (E) , Gaobeidian, Communication University of China, Shuang Qiao, Guaanzhuang, Bali Qiao
- Yizhuang line – Xiaocun, Xiaohongmen
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Tertiary academic institutionsEdit
- University of International Business and Economics (Beijing)
- Beijing International Studies University
- Communication University of China
- Beijing University of Technology
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- No.80 High School of Beijing
- Beijing Ritan High School
- Beijing No. 17 High School (北京市第十七中学)
- Beijing No. 94 High School
- Beijing Chen Jing Lun High School
- Beijing Hepingjie No.1 Middle School (北京市和平街第一中学)
- The High School Affiliated to Beijing University of Technology
International schools and kindergartensEdit
- Hope International School of Beijing 
- Beijing BISS International School
- Yew Chung International School of Beijing
- Japanese School of Beijing
- Korean International School in Beijing (KISB), in Wangjing
- Harrow International School Beijing 
- Canadian International School of Beijing
- Lycée Français International de Pekin (French school)
- Deutsche Botschaftsschule Peking (German school)
- Pakistan Embassy College Beijing
- Australian International School of Beijing
- Beijing World Youth Academy
- The British School of Beijing Sanlitun Campus and Sanlitun Early Years Campus**
- Star Education Beijing
- The International Montessori School of Beijing Cherry Tree Lane Campus
- Beanstalk International Bilingual School
- Beijing City International School
- International Academy of Beijing Lido Campus and Ya Ao Campus
- Etonkids International Kindergarten
- Beijing Central Business District (Beijing CBD)
- The China World Trade Center
- Beijing Dongyue Temple
- Workers Stadium
- Chaoyang Park
- 798 Art Zone
- Olympic Green
- Bird's Nest
- Water Cube
- Digital Beijing Building
- Olympic Park Observation Tower
- Beijing Capital International Airport
- Yabaolu (Yabao Street)
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