Gaotangling Subdistrict (simplified Chinese: 高塘岭街道; traditional Chinese: 高塘嶺街道; pinyin: gāotánglǐng jiēdào) is a subdistrict and the seat of Wangcheng District in Changsha, Hunan Province, China. It is located on the western bank of the Xiang river, also the lower reaches of Wei river, a tributary of the Xiang. The subdistrict is bordered by Jinggang town to the north, Shuangjiangkou to the west, Wushan to the southwest, Tongguan across the Xiang river to the east.
|• Total||69.07 km2 (26.67 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
The Gaotangling Subdistrict was reformed by Xinkang township (新康乡) and the former Gaotangling Subdistrict on November 19, 2015, it covers an area of 69.07 km2 (26.67 sq mi) with a population of about 140 thousand. the subdistrict has 10 residential communities and 9 villages under its jurisdiction.
The Gaotangling Subdistrict was reformed by merging of the former Gaotangling Subdistrict and Xingkang township on November 19, 2015.
Gaotangling was a portion of Rende township (仁德乡) of Changsha county (长沙县) in 1949; Gaotangling commune (高塘岭公社) was formed In 1959. Chengguan town (城关镇) was formed from a portion of Gaotangling commune In 1979; Gaotangling commune was renamed Gaotangling township in 1983. Gaotangling township was merged to Chengguan town in 1985; Chengguan town was renamed Gaotangling town in 1995. Gaotangling town contained 10 residential communities and 10 villages in 1995.
According to 2010 census, there was a population of 72,171. Gaotangling town was renamed Gaotangling Subdistrict on June 2012.  It contained 9 residential communities and 4 villages, and covered 42.61 km2 (16.45 sq mi) with a population of 98.9 thonsand.
On August 28, 2012, Gaotangling Subdistrict was divided into Gaotangling and Yujiapo (喻家坡街道) two subdistricts. Gaotangling covered 21.47 km2 (8.29 sq mi) with 6 residential communities under its jurisdiction. Yujiapo had 21.14 km2 (8.16 sq mi) with 3 residential communities under its jurisdiction. The Yujiapo Subdistrict was merged to Wushan on November 19, 2015.
On November 19, 2015, Xinkang township (新康乡) was merged to the Gaotangling Subdistrict.
The former Xinkang township (新康乡) was the place of Xinkang township of Changsha county in 1949. It was divided into Tuojiang (沱川乡) and Sihe (四合乡) townships in 1951. The place was merged to Jinggang Commune (靖港公社) in 1958, and was reformed as a commune (新康公社) from a portion of Jinggang in 1961. It was renamed as a township in 1984.
The former Gaotangling Subdistrict and Xinkang township (新康乡) was merged to Gaotangling on November 19, 2015. On March 23, 2016, Xinkangjizhen residential community (新康集镇社区) and Tanjiayuan village (谭家湖村) were merged as Xinkang residential community (新康社区); Xingwang (兴旺村) and Heyi (合益村) were merged as Mingsheng village (名盛村); the subdistrict has 10 residential communities 9 villages under its jurisdiction.
|10 residential communities||9 villages|
Shengli village (胜利村)
|Xinhe (新河村) |
Yunong village (裕农村)
Subdivisions at merging in 2015Edit
The former Gaotangling Subdistrict and Xinkang township (新康乡) was merged to Gaotangling on November 19, 2015; at that time there were 10 residential communities and 11 villages.
|the former Gaotangling Subdistrict
(9 residential communities and 2 villages)
|Xinkang township |
(1 residential community and 9 villages)
Shengli village (胜利村)
Yunong village (裕农村)
Subdivision of pre-Gaotangling before 2015Edit
Gaotangling Subdistrict was divided into Gaotangling and Yujiapo on August 28, 2012, the Gaotangling Subdistrict had 6 residential communities and 4 villages; the Yujiapo subdistrict had 3 residential communities.
|Gaotangling Subdistrict||Yujiapo Subdistrict|
|4 villages||6 residential communities||3 residential communities|
Gaotangling contained 10 residential communities and 10 villages in 1995.
|10 residential communities||10 villages|
- translation according to wangcheng.gov: About Gaotangling Subdistrict (2016-06-15), also see gov.cn (2016-06-15)
- See the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Wangcheng on November 19, 2015. xzqh.org: administrative division adjustment of Hunan in 2015, xinhuanet.com (2015-12-08): adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Hunan in 2015 and people.com (2015-12-08): result on 2015 adjustment of township-level administrative division in 105 county-level divisions of Hunan
- The full result on the village-level administrative division adjustment of Wangcheng on March 2016
- hunan.mca.gov: On the alteration of administrative divisions of Wangcheng (2012-06-20) Archived 2016-09-27 at the Wayback Machine
- the subdivisions in 2012 according to wangcheng.gov (2012-4-18) and xzqh.org
- wangcheng.gov, rednet.cn (2008-07-30) and xzqh.org