Changshou District


Changshou District
Changshou District
—  District  —
Chinese transcription(s)
 – Chinese 长寿区
 – Pinyin Chángshòu Qū
Changshou District in Chongqing
Country China
Region Chongqing
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Changshou (simplified Chinese: 长寿区; traditional Chinese: 長壽區; pinyin: Chángshòu Qū) is one of districts in Chongqing, China, located by Yangtze river, with a history spanning several thousands years. Changshou is 80 km away from Yuzhong of Chongqing city.

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Administration

Changshou District administers 16 townships and 2 subdistricts, with a total area of 1415 [km²].

History

Changshou enjoys a history of 2300 years.

  • In 316 BC, a Zhi county was establied here.
  • In 226, it was renamed Jiangzhou county.
  • In 519, it was renamed as Lewen county.
  • In 1362, it was renamed as Changshou county.
  • In 1959, Changshou county was put under the administration of Chongqing city.
  • In 2002, Changshou city was changed into Changshou district, Chongjin, a county-level division of Chongqing.

Geographic condition

Changshou is located in 106°49’22” E-107°27’30”E of longitude and 29°43’ N-30°12’30”N of latitude. with 56.56 km wide from south to north, and 57.5 km long from east to west. The altitude in the area is between 154-1034.2m. ChangShou is classified as shallow hill area, sloops in the area are relatively smooth.

Weather condition

Its climate belongs to subtropic monsoon weather style, with an annual average temperature of 18.1℃, annual accumulated temperature of 6000°C, monthly average temperature of 6.7℃ in January, 28.4℃ in July, annual total rainfall of 1152.3mm, annual radiation of 1221 hours and frost-free period of 331days.

Transportation

Chongqing- Fuling Freeway and other two freeways are intersected in Changshou area. Chongqing- Wuanzhou Railway is under construction to provide transportation for businesses and tourists.

Economy

  • In 2006, the total annual GDP was CNY 8.8 billion.

Tourism

Famous tourist attractions include Lake Changshou, which is a man-made lake of 60 km².

Sister city

Notes

External links

Coordinates: 29°57′48″N 107°06′47″E / 29.9633°N 107.113°E / 29.9633; 107.113


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