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Yuelu District

Yuelu
岳麓区
District
Yuelu is located in Hunan
Yuelu
Yuelu
Location in Hunan
Coordinates:
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Changsha
Subdivisions 10 subdistricts,
5 towns
and 1 township
Area
 • Total 552.02 km2 (213.14 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 101,861
 • Density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Yuelu District (simplified Chinese: 岳麓区; traditional Chinese: 嶽麓區; pinyin: Yuèlù qū) is one of six urban districts of Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, China. It is located on the west bank of Xiang River, and named after the Yuelu Mountain, one of National Historical Interest and Scenic Beauties of China.

History

Yuelu is an important district that is a cultural area and has a long history and profound cultural deposit in Changsha, the Yuelu Academy founded in 976 (the 9th year of the reign of the Song Dynasty) is on the east side of Yuelu Mountain, in the south is the University Town Zone where there are many universities including Central South University, Hunan University and Hunan Normal University, the National High-tech Industrial Development Zone covers large area in the middle of the district.

Administration

Yuelu is subdivided 9 urban subdistricts (Chinese:街道,pinyin:jiēdào) and a township (乡,pinyin:xiāng).

  • 9 urban Sub-districts
    • Juzizhou Sub-district (Júzǐzhōu jiēdào, 桔子洲街道)
    • Wangyuehu
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