Anning District

Anning
安宁区
Anning District from the Lanzhou Botanical Garden
Anning District from the Lanzhou Botanical Garden
Location in Lanzhou
Location in Lanzhou
Lanzhou in Gansu
Lanzhou in Gansu
Coordinates: 36°06′17″N 103°43′09″E / 36.1046°N 103.7191°E / 36.1046; 103.7191Coordinates: 36°06′17″N 103°43′09″E / 36.1046°N 103.7191°E / 36.1046; 103.7191
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGansu
Prefecture-level cityLanzhou
Area
 • Total82.33 km2 (31.79 sq mi)
Population
 (2014 Census)
 • Total187,189
 • Density2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
730070
Websitewww.lzanning.gov.cn

Anning District (simplified Chinese: 安宁区; traditional Chinese: 安寧區; pinyin: Ānníng Qū) is one of 5 districts of the prefecture-level city of Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu Province, Northwest China. It forms part of the urban core of Lanzhou. The district was established in 1953 and is named after a former Ming dynasty fort.[1] It is known for having numerous peach orchards, since the Ming dynasty it has thus been nicknamed the '10-li peach county' (十里桃乡).[2]

Administrative divisions

Anning District is divided to 8 subdistricts.[3]

Subdistricts
  • Peili Subdistrict (培黎街道)
  • Xilu Subdistrict (西路街道)
  • Shajingyi Subdistrict (沙井驿街道)
  • Shilidian Subdistrict (十里店街道)
  • Kongjiaya Subdistrict (孔家崖街道)
  • Yintanlu Subdistrict (银滩路街道)
  • Liujiabao Subdistrict (刘家堡街道)
  • Anningbao Subdistrict (安宁堡街道)

Education

The district is the home of several educational institutes:[1]

The Lanzhou Botanical Garden is also located in the district.

References

  1. ^ a b http://www.lzanning.gov.cn/art/2018/7/10/art_12002_653438.html[dead link]
  2. ^ 《走近兰州》委会 (1 June 2010). 走进兰州. Beijing Book Co. Inc. p. 189. ISBN 978-7-226-03797-3.
  3. ^ "统计用区划代码 www.stats.gov.cn" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2020-12-27.

See also


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