Donghuamen Subdistrict

Donghuamen Subdistrict (Chinese: 东华门街道; pinyin: dōnghuámén jiēdào) is a subdistrict at the center of Dongcheng District, Beijing, China. Tiananmen Square is located within this subdistrict. As of 2020, it has a total population of 38,090.[1]

Donghuamen Subdistrict
东华门街道
Donghuamen Subdistrict, 2008
Donghuamen Subdistrict, 2008
Location of Donghuamen Subdistrict within Dongcheng District
Location of Donghuamen Subdistrict within Dongcheng District
Donghuamen Subdistrict is located in Beijing
Donghuamen Subdistrict
Donghuamen Subdistrict
Donghuamen Subdistrict is located in China
Donghuamen Subdistrict
Donghuamen Subdistrict
Coordinates: 39°54′46″N 116°24′38″E / 39.9128°N 116.4106°E / 39.9128; 116.4106Coordinates: 39°54′46″N 116°24′38″E / 39.9128°N 116.4106°E / 39.9128; 116.4106
CountryChina
MunicipalityBeijing
DistrictDongcheng
Village-level Division10 communities
Area
 • Total5.35 km2 (2.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total38,090
 • Density7,100/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
100006
Area code010

The subdistrict was named after the Donghua Gate (Chinese: 东华门; pinyin: dōng huá mén; lit. 'East China Gate') located in the Eastern side of Forbidden City.

HistoryEdit

Timeline of the status of Donghuamen[2]
Time Status
1912 Part of 1st, 6th and 7th Inner Districts
1949 Incorporated into Dongcheng District. Divided into the following subdistricts:
  • Datian Shuijing
  • Dongdan Santiao
  • Jinyu Hutong
  • Wangfujing Dajie
  • Guanfang Dayuan
  • Duofuxiang
  • Donghuamen Dajie
  • Pufusi
1955 Reorganized into 4 subdistricts: Baofang, Dacaochang, Pudusi and Xiaoweiying
1958 Merged to form Donghuamen Subdistrict
1960 organized into a people's commune
1978 Subdistrict status reinstated.

Administrative DivisionEdit

In 2006, there were 14 communities under Donghuamen subdistrict. With redistricting over the years, as of 2021 there are currently 10 communities within the subdistrict:[3]

Administrative Division Code Community Names (English) Community Names (Simplified Chinese)
110101001001 Duofugang 多福巷
110101001002 Yinzha 银闸
110101001005 Dongchang 东厂
110101001006 Zhide 智德
110101001007 Nanchizi 南池子
110101001009 Dengshikou 灯市口
110101001010 Zhengyilu 正义路
110101001013 Taijichang 台基厂
110101001014 Shaojiu 韶九
110101001015 Wangfujing 王府井

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "China: Bĕijīng Municipal Province". CityPopulation.de. Citing: China National Bureau of Statistics (web), Bureaus of Statistics in Beijing (web). Retrieved 2020-09-30.
  2. ^ Zhong hua ren min gong he guo zheng qu da dian. Bei jing shi juan. Li li guo, Li wan jun, Wu shi min, 李立国., 李万钧., 吴世民. Bei jing: Zhong guo she hui chu ban she. 2013. ISBN 978-7-5087-4058-4. OCLC 910451741.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ "2021年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码". www.stats.gov.cn. Retrieved 2022-09-16.

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