Maiji District

Maiji
麦积区
Longhai Railway in Yuanlong, Maiji District
Longhai Railway in Yuanlong, Maiji District
Maiji in Tianshui
Maiji in Tianshui
Tianshui in Gansu
Tianshui in Gansu
Coordinates: 34°34′16″N 105°53′20″E / 34.57111°N 105.88889°E / 34.57111; 105.88889Coordinates: 34°34′16″N 105°53′20″E / 34.57111°N 105.88889°E / 34.57111; 105.88889
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGansu
Prefecture-level cityTianshui
Area
 • County3,452 km2 (1,333 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
650,000
 • Urban
200,000
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
741020
Websitewww.maiji.gov.cn
Rural landscape
Maijishan grottoes

Maiji District (simplified Chinese: 麦积区; traditional Chinese: 麥積區; pinyin: Màijī Qū) is a district of the prefecture-level city of Tianshui in the southeast of Gansu Province, China, bordering Shaanxi Province to the east. It is best known for, and named after, the Maijishan Grottoes.[1] Before 2005 it was called Beidao District.[2]

Maiji District is subdivided in 17 towns (containing 379 villages), 3 subdistricts (containing 35 residential communities). 69% of the population is rural. 68% of the district's area is covered in forest.[3]

Administrative divisions

Maiji District is divided to 3 subdistricts, 17 towns and 6 others.

Subdistricts
  • Daobei Subdistrict (道北街道)
  • Beidaobu Subdistrict (北道埠街道)
  • Qiaonan Subdistrict (桥南街道)
Towns

The towns of Weinan, Zhongtan and Shifo together are also known under the name Sanyuanchuan (三阳川).[4]

  • Shetang (社棠镇)
  • Mapaoquan (马跑泉镇)
  • Ganquan (甘泉镇)
  • Weinan (渭南镇)
  • Dongcha (东岔镇)
  • Huaniu (花牛镇)
  • Zhongtan (中滩镇)
  • Xinyang (新阳镇)
  • Yuanlong (元龙镇)
  • Boyang (伯阳镇)
  • Maiji (麦积镇)
  • Shifo (石佛镇)
  • Sancha (三岔镇)
  • Hupo (琥珀镇)
  • Liqiao (利桥镇)
  • Wulong (五龙镇)
  • Dangchuan (党川镇)
Others
  • Tianshui Economic Development Zone (水经济开发区)
  • Tianshui High-tech Industrial Park (水市高新技术工业园)
  • Tianshui City Agricultural High-tech Demonstration Zone (水市农业高新技术示范区)
  • Sanyang Industrial Demonstration Zone (三阳工业示范区)
  • Nianpu Industrial Demonstration Zone (廿铺工业示范区)
  • Dongkehe Industrial Park (东柯河工业园区)

Economy

Huaniu apples are a speciality agricultural product grown in the area.[5] Other produce grown include forest fruits, vegetables and grapes.[6][7][3]

Industries include machinery manufacturing, electrical appliance production, IT, medicine, food production, and building materials.

See also

References

  1. ^ "甘肃省天水市麦积区 麦积区历史沿革_安宽带 提供联通宽带、移动宽带、电信宽带资讯!".
  2. ^ "天水市旅游详细介绍,行政区划、人口面积、交通地图、特产小吃、风景图片、名胜古迹、景区景点等". www.365135.com. Retrieved 2021-01-26.
  3. ^ a b "麦积概况". www.maiji.gov.cn.
  4. ^ 杨东晨 (2017-06-01). 中华文明探源 (in Chinese). Beijing Book Co. Inc. ISBN 978-7-5518-1491-1.
  5. ^ "Tianshui Huaniu apples". gansu.chinadaily.com.cn.
  6. ^ "麦积区农民为"下曲葡萄""铺"网防鸟啄(组图)--天水在线". www.tianshui.com.cn.
  7. ^ ""中华名果"下曲葡萄 - 天天天水网 - 天水日报社主办 - 天水最权威的新闻门户网站". www.tsrb.com.cn.


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