Pinggu District

Pinggu

平谷区
Skyline of Pinggu
Pinggu District in Beijing
Pinggu District in Beijing
Coordinates: 40°8′32″N 117°6′4″E / 40.14222°N 117.10111°E / 40.14222; 117.10111Coordinates: 40°8′32″N 117°6′4″E / 40.14222°N 117.10111°E / 40.14222; 117.10111
CountryPeople's Republic of China
MunicipalityBeijing
Township-level divisions2 subdistricts
15 towns
1 township
Area
 • Total950 km2 (370 sq mi)
Population
(2000)
 • Total396,701
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
101200
Area code(s)0010
Websitebjpg.gov.cn

Pinggu District (simplified Chinese: 平谷区; traditional Chinese: 平谷區; pinyin: Pínggǔ Qū), formerly Pinggu County (平谷县), lies in the far east of Beijing Municipality. It has an area of 950 square kilometres (370 sq mi) and a population of 396,701 (2000 Census). The district is subdivided into 2 subdistricts, 14 towns, and 2 townships. It borders the Beijing districts of Miyun and Shunyi to the north and west, respectively, Tianjin's Jizhou District to the southeast, and in Hebei province, Xinglong County and Sanhe to the northeast and south, respectively.

Administrative divisions[]

There are 2 subdistricts, 14 towns with 4 towns of which carry the "area" (地区) label, and 2 townships in the district:[1][2]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[3] Area (km2)
Xinggu Subdistrict 兴谷街道 Xìnggǔ Jiēdào 53,000 15.00
Binhe Subdistrict 滨河街道 Bīnhé Jiēdào 44,897 3.36
Yuyang Area (Pinggu town) 渔阳地区(平谷镇) Yúyáng Dìqū (Pínggǔ Zhèn) 56,015 27.50
Yukou (town) Area 峪口(镇)地区 Yùkǒu (Zhèn) Dìqū 26,493 64.10
Mafang (town) Area 马坊(镇)地区 Mǎfāng (Zhèn) Dìqū 17,949 44.00
Jinhaihu (town) Area 金海湖(镇)地区 Jīnhǎihú (Zhèn) Dìqū 26,835 128.53
Donggaocun town 东高村镇 Dōnggāocūn Zhèn 27,945 57.00
Shandongzhuang town 山东庄镇 Shāndōngzhuāng Zhèn 16,439 50.00
Nandulehe town 南独乐河镇 Nándúlèhé Zhèn 20,449 69.00
Dahuashan town 大华山镇 Dàhuàshān Zhèn 16,396 96.64
Xiagezhuang town 夏各庄镇 Xiàgèzhuāng Zhèn 20,958 59.60
Machangying town 马昌营镇 Mǎchāngyíng Zhèn 16,303 28.80
Wangxinzhuang town 王辛庄镇 Wángxīnzhuāng Zhèn 29,686 96.00
Daxingzhuang town 大兴庄镇 Dàxīngzhuāng Zhèn 17,297 33.00
Liujiadian town 刘家店镇 Liújiādiàn Zhèn 7,509 35.60
Zhenluoying town 镇罗营镇 Zhènluōyíng Zhèn 8,875 80.90
Xiong'erzhai Township 熊儿寨乡 Xióng'erzhài Xiāng 5,498 59.20
Huangsongyu Township 黄松峪乡 Huángsōngyù Xiāng 3,414 64.40

History[]

Pinggu District was formerly Pinggu County until 2001.

Economy[]

Pinggu district prides itself on the cultivation of the peach.

Sister cities[]

References[]

  1. ^ These towns are officially classified as subdistricts, but as they coincide with the area of the same name, they are commonly named "areas" (地区)
  2. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:平谷区 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-08-07.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Census Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China; Population and Employment Statistics Division of the National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China (2012). 中国2010人口普查分乡、镇、街道资料 (1 ed.). Beijing: China Statistics Print. ISBN 978-7-5037-6660-2.
  4. ^ [1]

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