- Changshou District
Changshou District — District — Chinese transcription(s) – Chinese 长寿区 – Pinyin Chángshòu Qū 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.
Changshou District administers 16 townships and 2 subdistricts, with a total area of 1415 [km²].
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.
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.
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.
- In 2006, the total annual GDP was CNY 8.8 billion.
Famous tourist attractions include Lake Changshou, which is a man-made lake of 60 km².
- Government website of Changshou (in Simplified Chinese)
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