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Huarong District

Huarong


华容区
View near Huarong Town
View near Huarong Town
Huarong is located in Hubei
Huarong
Huarong
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 30°32′03″N114°43′48″E / 30.5343°N 114.7299°E / 30.5343; 114.7299Coordinates: 30°32′03″N114°43′48″E / 30.5343°N 114.7299°E / 30.5343; 114.7299
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Ezhou
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Website 华容区政府门户网站 (translation: Huarong District Government Web Portal (in Simplified Chinese)

Huarong District (simplified Chinese: 华容; traditional Chinese: 華容; pinyin: Huáróng[1]) is a district of the city of Ezhou, Hubei province, People's Republic of China. The district is named after Huarong Town, the name of which is of disputed origin.[2][3] Huarong (華容) is mentioned in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms.[4]

Huarong is mostly rural. It is mostly located on the right (southern) bank of the Yangtze River, between Ezhou's main urban area (Echeng District) and Liangzihu District in the south and Hongshan District and Jiangxia District of the city of Wuhan in the west. Huarong District faces Xinzhou District and Tuanfeng County across the Yangtze to the north, and Huangzhou District to the east. The district administers islands in the Yangtze including part of Sand Islet (沙洲) near Echeng District and part of People's Islet (人民洲) near Tuanfeng County.

Geography [ edit ]

Map including Huarong (labeled as Hua-jung-chen 華容鎮) (1953)

Administrative divisions [ edit ]

As of 2017, Huarong District administered three towns and two townships:[5][3]

# Name Chinese (S) Pinyin Romanization
Towns
1 Huarong Town (Hua-jung) meaning disputed 华容/华蓉镇 Huáróng Zhèn
2 Duandian Town (Tuan-chia-tien) Duan Store 段店 Duàndiàn Zhèn
3 Miaoling Town (Miao-ling) Temple Ridge 庙岭 Miàolǐng Zhèn
former [6] Gedian Town Ge Store 葛店镇 Gědiàn Zhèn
former Hulin Town Hu Forest 胡林镇 Húlín Zhèn
Townships
4 Putuan Township Putuan 蒲团 Pútuán Xiāng
5 Linjiang Township Near the River (Yangtze) 临江 Línjiāng Xiāng
former Dawan Township Great Bay 大湾乡 Dàwān Xiāng
former Niji Township Mud Rock (now Niji Village) 泥矶村 (formerly 泥矶乡) Níjī Cūn(Xiāng)

Transportation [ edit ]

Huarong is served by the Wuhan–Jiujiang Railway.

Gallery [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ In this video, pronounced as Huá and not Huà: http://www.hbhr.gov.cn/info/2016/C05233588.htm
  2. ^ 华容镇 (in Chinese). Hubei Township Development Research Center (湖北小城镇发展研究中心). 6 December 2017. Retrieved 30 November 2007. 华容是一座古老的小镇,唐时设驿,宋时置镇,它的形成至今已有一千多年的历史了。它的得名,说法有二:一是,相传唐太宗经过华容,取“花容月貌”之意而赐名“华容”;二是,因镇上建有“华容寺”而得名“华容”。
  3. ^ a b 华容区历史沿革 [The Historical Development of Huarong District] (in Chinese). XZQH.org. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 华容区以华容镇得名。相传唐太宗李世民南征途经此地时,取“花容月貌”之意而将此地赐名华容。{...}1996年,华容区面积459.5平方千米,人口约26.5万人。辖5个镇、4个乡:华容镇、庙岭镇、葛店镇、段店镇、胡林镇、大湾乡、蒲团乡、临江乡、泥矶乡。政府驻华容镇。{...}2010年第六次人口普查,华容区常住总人口237333人,其中:华蓉镇58401人,葛店镇62173人,庙岭镇30090人,段店镇34601人,临江乡30056人,蒲团乡19451人,葛店开发区2561人。
  4. ^ http://ctext.org/sanguo-yanyi?searchu=華容
  5. ^ 华容区情概况 [Outline of the Conditions of Huarong District] (in Chinese). Huarong District People's Government. 6 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 1.2行政区划 华容区辖华容、段店、庙岭三镇和蒲团、临江二乡。 (translation: 1.2 Administrative Divisions Huarong District administers Huarong, Duandian and Miaoling in all three towns as well as Putuan and Jianglin in all two townships.)
  6. ^ 鄂州撤销葛店镇 镇职能向功能区集中 (in Chinese). 腾讯打楚网. 9 April 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 于6月底撤销葛店镇



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