Yukou Area (simplified Chinese: 峪口地区; traditional Chinese: 峪口地區; pinyin: Yùkǒu Dìqū) is an area and a town on the eastern side of Pinggu District, Beijing, China. It shares border with Dongshaoqu and Liujiadian Towns to the north, Wangxinzhuang and Daxingzhuang Towns to the east, Machangying Town to the south, as well as Zhang and Longwantun Towns to the west. It was home to 28,385 people as of 2020.[1]

Yukou Area
峪口地区
Yukou Town (峪口镇)
Chinese Lunar New Year Country Fair in Yukou, 2015
Chinese Lunar New Year Country Fair in Yukou, 2015
Location in Pinggu District
Location in Pinggu District
Yukou Area is located in Beijing
Yukou Area
Yukou Area
Yukou Area is located in China
Yukou Area
Yukou Area
Coordinates: 40°10′58″N 117°00′09″E / 40.18278°N 117.00250°E / 40.18278; 117.00250
CountryChina
MunicipalityBeijing
DistrictPinggu
Village-level Divisions1 communities
19 villages
Area
 • Total64.1 km2 (24.7 sq mi)
Elevation
38 m (125 ft)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total28,385
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
101206
Area code010

The name of the Area Yukou (Chinese: 峪口; lit. 'Ravine Mouth') refers to its location at the entrance of mountain valleys to the north.[2]

History edit

Timeline of Yukou Area[2]
Year Status Part of
1947 - 1956 5th District Pinngu County, Hebei
1956 - 1958 Yukou Township
1958 - 1961 Yukou Management Area, within Yukou People's Commune Pinggu County, Beijing
1961 - 1984 Yukou People's Commune

Beiyangjiaqiao People's Commune

1984 - 1990 Yukou Township

Beiyangjiaqiao Township

1990 - 2000 Yukou Town

Beiyangjiaqiao Township

2000 - 2002 Yukou Town
2002–present Yukou Area (Yukou Town) Pinggu District, Beijing

Administrative divisions edit

So far in 2021, Yukou Area is composed of 20 subdivisions, with 1 community and 19 villages. The subdivisions are listed in the following table:[3]

Subdisvision Names Name Transliterations Type
峪口 Yukou Community
西营 Xiying Village
东樊各庄 Dong Fangezhuang Village
西樊各庄 Xi Fangezhuang Village
三白山 Sanbaishan Village
胡家营 Hujiaying Village
兴隆庄 Xinglongzhuang Village
中桥 Zhongqiao Village
蔡坨 Caituo Village
南营 Nangong Village
坨头寺 Tuotousi Village
胡辛庄 Huxinzhuang Village
梨各庄 Ligezhuang Village
北杨家桥 Bei Yangjiaqiao Village
南杨家桥 Nan Yangjiaqiao Village
桥头 Qiaotou Village
厂门口 Changmenkou Village
云峰寺 Yunfengsi Village
大官庄 Da Guanzhuang Village
小官庄 Xiaoguanzhuang Village

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "(北京市)平谷区第七次全国人口普查公报-红黑统计公报库". tjgb.hongheiku.com. Retrieved 2022-10-27.
  2. ^ a b Zhong hua ren min gong he guo zheng qu da dian. Bei jing shi juan. Li li guo, Li wan jun, Wu shi min, 李立国., 李万钧., 吴世民. Bei jing: Zhong guo she hui chu ban she. 2013. ISBN 978-7-5087-4058-4. OCLC 910451741.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ "2021年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码". www.stats.gov.cn. Retrieved 2022-10-27.