Luqiao District (simplified Chinese: 路桥区; traditional Chinese: 路橋區; pinyin: Lùqiáo Qū; Tai-chow dialect: Lu-giao K'ü) is a district of Taizhou in Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China. The district has an area of 274 square kilometres (106 sq mi) and a population of approximately 425,200.[when?]
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Township-level divisions||6 subdistricts|
|District seat||Lunan Subdistrict (路南街道)|
|• Total||274 km2 (106 sq mi)|
|Elevation||9 m (28 ft)|
|• Density||1,600/km2 (4,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
Luqiao District was established in 1994, having previously been a town under the administration of Huangyan County (present-day Huangyan District). Luqiao is the location of Taizhou Luqiao Airport and also is the headquarters of Taizhou Commercial Bank and Zhejiang Tailong Commercial Bank, making it the financial capital of Taizhou. Geely Car group originated from Luqiao and has a large manufacturing base here.
Luqiao District is divided into 6 subdistricts and 4 towns:
- 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码：路桥区 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-01-05.