Luqiao District

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?]

Luqiao
路桥区
Lukiao
Taizhou Luqiao Airport Main Terminal
Taizhou Luqiao Airport Main Terminal
Luqiao is located in Zhejiang
Luqiao
Luqiao
Location in Zhejiang
Coordinates: 28°34′57″N 121°21′54″E / 28.58250°N 121.36500°E / 28.58250; 121.36500Coordinates: 28°34′57″N 121°21′54″E / 28.58250°N 121.36500°E / 28.58250; 121.36500
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceZhejiang
Prefecture-level cityTaizhou
Township-level divisions6 subdistricts
4 towns
District seatLunan Subdistrict (路南街道)
Area
 • Total274 km2 (106 sq mi)
Elevation
9 m (28 ft)
Population
 • Total425,000
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
318050
Area code0576
Websitezjlq.gov.cn

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.

Administrative divisionsEdit

Luqiao District is divided into 6 subdistricts and 4 towns:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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.

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