Wujin District


Wujin is located in Jiangsu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 31°37′03″N119°56′12″E / 31.6175°N 119.9366°E / 31.6175; 119.9366Coordinates: 31°37′03″N119°56′12″E / 31.6175°N 119.9366°E / 31.6175; 119.9366
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangsu
Prefecture-level city Changzhou
 • Total 1,278.22 km2 (493.52 sq mi)
 • Total 951,000 (817,000 in rural areas)[1]
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code

Wujin District (simplified Chinese: 武进区; traditional Chinese: 武進區; pinyin: Wǔjìn Qū; Wade–Giles: Wu-chin; postal: Wutsin) is a district under the jurisdiction of Changzhou in Jiangsu province of the People's Republic of China. In 2005 Wujin was ranked as 8th in the top 100 best cities and counties in mainland China.[2]

History [ edit ]

In 2005 the total population was recorded at 951,000 people, a decline from the 1.2m inhabitants recorded in 1999.[3] In 2005 Wujin was ranked as 8th in the top 100 best cities and counties in mainland China.[4] On May 7, 2015, Qishuyan District became a part of Wujin District.[5]

Dialect [ edit ]

The local language is the Changzhou dialect of Wu Chinese.

Tourism [ edit ]

The district is most famous for the Chunqiu Yancheng, the remains of an ancient city from the Spring and Autumn period.

Education [ edit ]

The Wycombe Abbey International School of Changzhou (formerly Oxford International College of Changzhou) is located in Wujin District, serving Chinese and foreign students for kindergarten through high school.[6]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ 中国百强县网
  3. ^ (in English) National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS
  4. ^ 中国百强县网
  5. ^ "常州部分区划调整获批:武进区戚墅堰区合并,金坛市撤市设区". May 7, 2015. Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  6. ^ "Find Us." Wycombe Abbey International School of Changzhou. Retrieved on January 5, 2019. "School Address No.9 Huanhu North Road, Wujin Economic Zone, Changzhou, Jiangsu, P.R.China, 213149 中国江苏省常州市武进经发区环湖北路9号 邮编:213149"

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