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Dachuan District

Dachuan District
Location of Dachuan District (red) in Dazhou City (yellow) and Sichuan
Location of Dachuan District (red) in Dazhou City (yellow) and Sichuan
Dachuan District is located in Sichuan
Dachuan District
Dachuan District
Location of the county seat in Sichuan
Country People's Republic of China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture-level city Dazhou
Township-level divisions 21 towns
43 townships
County seat Nanwai (南外镇)
 • Total 2,688 km2 (1,038 sq mi)
Elevation 312 m (1,024 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,280,000
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 635000
Area code(s) 0818

Dachuan District (Chinese: 达川区) is a district of Dazhou City in northeastern Sichuan province. In 1999, it had a population of 1,247,085 inhabitants residing in an area of 2,688 square kilometres (1,038 sq mi).[1] It was called Da County (simplified Chinese: 达县; traditional Chinese: 達縣; pinyin: Dá Xiàn) or Daxian, until July 2013, when it became a district of Dazhou.[2]


  1. ^ China County & City Population 1999, China Historical GIS
  2. ^ "四川省人民政府关于同意调整达州市部分行政区划的批复". Government of Sichuan. 2013-07-19. 

External links

  • Official government website
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