Xingqing District

Xingqing District (simplified Chinese: 兴庆区; traditional Chinese: 興慶區; pinyin: Xīngqìng Qū; Wade–Giles: Hsin-ch’ing Ch’ü, Xiao'erjing: سٍ شٍ ﺛُﻮْ‎) is one of three urban districts of the prefecture-level city of Yinchuan, the capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Northwest China, bordering Inner Mongolia to the east. It has a total area of 757.6 km2 (292.5 sq mi), and, according to the 2010 China Census, a population of 678,306 people.[1]

Xingqing

兴庆区
Xingqing in Yinchuan
Xingqing in Yinchuan
Yinchuan in Ningxia
Yinchuan in Ningxia
Coordinates: 38°28′25″N 106°17′19″E / 38.4736°N 106.2887°E / 38.4736; 106.2887Coordinates: 38°28′25″N 106°17′19″E / 38.4736°N 106.2887°E / 38.4736; 106.2887
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionNingxia
Prefecture-level cityYinchuan
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

CharacteristicsEdit

Xingqing District is the political, economic, scientific, cultural, financial, and commercial center of Yinchuan, the capital city of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The district administers two villages and two towns. Although many Han Chinese live in the district, approximately 85,000 of its residents are of the Hui nationality. The district government is located on East Beijing Road, and the district's postal code is 750004.

GeographyEdit

Eleven subdistricts:[2] Fenghuangbeijie 凤凰北街街道, Jiefangxijie 解放西街街道, Wenhuajie 文化街街道, Funingjie 富宁街街道, Xinhuajie 新华街街道, Yuhuanggebei 玉皇阁北街街道, Qianjinjie 前进街街道, Zhongshannanjie 中山南街街道, Yingulu 银古路街道, Shenglijie 胜利街街道, Lijingjie 丽景街街道

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Chinese) Compilation by LianXin website. Data from the Sixth National Population Census of the People's Republic of China Archived March 25, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ http://www.xzqh.org/html/show/nx/20684.html 2010年第六次人口普查,兴庆区常住总人口678306人,其中,凤凰北街街道41402人,解放西街街道45646人,文化街街道27829人,富宁街街道47793人,新华街街道27877人,玉皇阁北街街道51818人,前进街街道33117人,中山南街街道28996人,银古路街道104038人,胜利街街道62333人,丽景街街道72736人,掌政镇34256人,大新镇76536人,通贵乡13490人,月牙湖乡10439人。