Huangzhou District



Hwangchow, Hoang-tcheou
Li Siguang Memorial Museum
Li Siguang Memorial Museum
Huangzhou is located in Hubei
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 30°26′02″N114°52′44″E / 30.434°N 114.879°E / 30.434; 114.879Coordinates: 30°26′02″N114°52′44″E / 30.434°N 114.879°E / 30.434; 114.879
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Huanggang
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Website 黄冈市黄州区人民政府门户网站 (Huanggang City Huangzhou District People's Government Web Portal) (in Simplified Chinese)
Huangzhou District
Traditional Chinese 黃州區
Simplified Chinese 黄州区
Literal meaning District of the Yellow Prefectural Seat

Huangzhou District is an urban district of Huanggang, Hubei province, China.

History [ edit ]

Maps of "Hoang-tcheou-fou" and "Yong-tcheou-fou" from Du Halde's 1735 Description of China, based on accounts by Jesuit missionaries.

In 845 BC Marquis Wen 文侯 Huang Meng 黃孟 (aka Huang Zhang 黃璋) moved the capital of the State of Huang from Yicheng to Huangchuan (present-day Huangchuan, Henan). Huang Xi's descendants ruled State of Huang until 648 BC when it was destroyed by the State of Chu. The Marquis of Huang, Marquis Mu 穆侯 Huang Qisheng 黃企生, fled to the state of Qi. The people of Huang were forced to relocate to Chu. They settled in the region of present-day Hubei province, in a region known as the Jiangxia Prefecture 江夏郡 during the Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220). There are many places in this region today that were named after Huang e.g. Huanggang, Huangpi, Huangmei, Huangshi, Huang'an (now Hong'an), Huangzhou etc. A large number of the people of Huang were also relocated to regions south of the Yangtze River.

Huangzhou was previously a separate city which administered a prefecture in its own right. Huanggang Middle School and the campuses of Huanggang Normal University are located in Huangzhou.

Geography [ edit ]

Map including Huangzhou (labeled as HUANG-KANG (HWANG CHOW) (walled) 黃岡) (1953)

Administrative Divisions [ edit ]

Huangzhou District administers:[1][2][3]

# Name Chinese (S)
1 Chibi Subdistrict Red Cliff 赤壁 街道
2 Donghu Subdistrict East Lake 东湖 街道
3 Yuwang Subdistrict King Yu 禹王 街道
4 Nanhu Subdistrict South Lake 南湖 街道
5 Lukou Town Intersection (road) 路口
6 Ducheng Town 堵城
7 Chencelou Town 陈策楼
8 Taodian Township Tao Store 陶店
Other Areas
9 Railway Station Economic Development Area 火车站经济开发区

References [ edit ]

Citations [ edit ]

  1. ^ 行政区划 (in Chinese). Huangzhou District People's Government. 28 May 2015. Retrieved 5 January 2018. 2014年,黄州区辖3镇1乡4个街道办事处1 个火车站经济开发区,116个行政村、24个社区。
  2. ^ 黄冈市乡镇(街道)名录 [Huanggang City Township-level Divisions List] (in Chinese). 15 August 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2018. 黄州区辖4个街道、3个镇、1个乡:赤壁街道、东湖街道、禹王街道、南湖街道、路口镇、堵城镇、陈策楼镇、陶店乡。区政府驻赤壁街道。
  3. ^ 中国地质邮政编码簿(2015). 中国邮政集团公司. 2015. p. 594.

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