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Shuangcheng District (simplified Chinese: 双城区; traditional Chinese: 雙城區; pinyin: Shuāngchéng Qū) is one of nine districts of the prefecture-level city of Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang Province, Northeast China, covering part of the southwestern suburbs. The district was approved to establish from the former Shuangcheng City (双城市) by the Chinese State Council on May 2, 2014.[4] It sits approximately 42 kilometres (26 mi) south-southwest of downtown Harbin. Formerly a county-level city until 15 May 2014. The westernmost county-level division of Harbin City, it borders Daoli District to the north, Nangang and Pingfang Districts to the northeast, Acheng District to the east, and Wuchang to the southeast, as well as the Jilin prefecture-level divisions of Changchun to the south and Songyuan to the southwest.

Shuangcheng

双城区
Location of Shuangcheng in Harbin
Location of Shuangcheng in Harbin
Harbin in Heilongjiang
Harbin in Heilongjiang
Coordinates: 45°23′04″N 126°20′56″E / 45.3845°N 126.3490°E / 45.3845; 126.3490Coordinates: 45°23′04″N 126°20′56″E / 45.3845°N 126.3490°E / 45.3845; 126.3490[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHeilongjiang
Sub-provincial cityHarbin
Area
 • Total3,112.0 km2 (1,201.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[3]
 • Total825,634
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
1501XX
Area code(s)0451
Websitehrbsc.gov.cn

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Shuangcheng" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Harbin Statistical Yearbook 2011 (《哈尔滨统计年鉴2011》). Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ 2010 Census Harbin primary statistics report (《哈尔滨市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报》). Accessed 8 July 2014.
  4. ^ 双城区历史沿革 (in Chinese). xzqh.org. 2016-09-05. Retrieved 2019-07-22.

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