Baoshan
宝山区
Paoshan
The mouth of the Huangpu River
The mouth of the Huangpu River
Baoshan in Shanghai
Baoshan in Shanghai
Coordinates (Baoshan government): 31°24′19″N 121°29′23″E / 31.4054°N 121.4896°E / 31.4054; 121.4896Coordinates: 31°24′19″N 121°29′23″E / 31.4054°N 121.4896°E / 31.4054; 121.4896
CountryPeople's Republic of China
MunicipalityShanghai
Area
 • Total424.58 km2 (163.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total2,543,500
 • Density6,000/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Baoshan
Traditional Chinese寶山區
Simplified Chinese宝山区
PostalPaoshan

Baoshan District , is a suburban district of Shanghai. It has an area of 424.58 square kilometers (163.93 sq mi) and had a population of 1,905,000 at the time of the 2010 Chinese census.

History

The area was the scene of heavy fighting during the Battle of Shanghai.[1]

Landmarks

The War of Resistance Memorial Park on Donglin Lu has a small museum with artifacts from the Second World War and a modern glass-and-steel pagoda.

The Wisdom Bay Industrial Park has the world's largest concrete 3D printed pedestrian bridge.[2]

Education

The main campus of Shanghai University is located in Baoshan District. One of several schools in the district, Xing Zhi Middle School was founded by the famous educationalist from Nanjing, Tao Xingzhi. Shanghai Xingzhi High School and the High School Affiliated to Shanghai University are also located in the district.

Transport

Baoshan District is served by the Shanghai Metro. There are 4 lines from Baoshan to central Shanghai—Line 1, Line 3, Line 7, and Line 15 —which operate as subways and elevated rail in different parts of the district. The 952B rapid bus runs from the district to People's Square in central Shanghai, being one of the many buses that link the district to central Shanghai.

Ferries to Chongming Island operate from Wusong, Baoyang Rd, and Shidongkou. Ferries to Putuoshan from Wusong are also available.

Economy

The district is home to Baosteel Group's original factory, still a major producer of iron and steel. Rovio Entertainment has its China offices in Baoshan District.[3] The Shidongkou Power Station (石洞口发电厂) is located along the Yangtze.

Government

Subdivisions

Further information: List of township-level divisions of Shanghai

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Shanghainese Romanization Population (2010)[4] Area (km2)
Youyi Road Subdistrict 友谊路街道 Yǒuyìlù Jiēdào yoe gnij lu ka do 136,814 10.45
Wusong Subdistrict 吴淞街道 Wúsōng Jiēdào wu son ka do 104,162 7.52
Zhangmiao Subdistrict 张庙街道 Zhāngmiào Jiēdào tzan mio ka do 172,284 5.19
Luodian town 罗店镇 Luōdiàn Zhèn lu ti tzen 118,323 44.19
Dachang town 大场镇 Dàchǎng Zhèn da dzan tzen 371,856 27.22
Yanghang town 杨行镇 Yángxíng Zhèn yan raon tzen 204,564 37.91
Yuepu town 月浦镇 Yuèpǔ Zhèn yuq phu tzen 139,328 47.34
Luojing town 罗泾镇 Luōjīng Zhèn lu cin tzen 54,329 47.68
Gucun town 顾村镇 Gùcūn Zhèn ku tsen tzen 240,185 41.66
Gaojing town 高境镇 Gāojìng Zhèn ko cin tzen 127,512 11.23
Miaohang town 庙行镇 Miàoxíng Zhèn mio raon tzen 89,615 5.96
Songnan town 淞南镇 Sōngnán Zhèn son neu tzen 127,347 13.65
Baoshan City Industrial Park 宝山城市工业园区 Bǎoshān Chéngshì Gōngyè Yuánqū po se zen zy kon gniq yeu chiu 18,567 4.35

Transportation

Metro

Baoshan is currently served by four metro lines operated by Shanghai Metro:

See also

References

  1. ^ Sun, Lianggang. "Shanghai 1937 – Where World War II Began". 上海1937–第二次世界大战开始的地方. Retrieved 2020-11-21.
  2. ^ Dixon, Emily (2019-01-24). "The world's longest 3D-printed concrete bridge is finished". CNN Style. Retrieved 2019-01-24.
  3. ^ Rovio China Archived November 12, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Accessed 10 Nov 2012.
  4. ^ Census Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China; Population and Employment Statistics Division of the National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China (2012). 中国2010人口普查分乡、镇、街道资料 (1 ed.). Beijing: China Statistics Print. ISBN 978-7-5037-6660-2.

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