Binhu
滨湖区
Binhu
Binhu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates (Binhu District government): 31°31′40″N 120°17′03″E / 31.5278°N 120.2843°E / 31.5278; 120.2843Coordinates: 31°31′40″N 120°17′03″E / 31.5278°N 120.2843°E / 31.5278; 120.2843
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Prefecture-level cityWuxi
Area
 • Total608.58 km2 (234.97 sq mi)
 • Land572 km2 (221 sq mi)
Population
 • Total504,000
 • Density830/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
214100
Websitehttp://www.jiangsu.gov.cn/col/col49048/index.html

Binhu District (simplified Chinese: 滨湖区; traditional Chinese: 濱湖區; pinyin: Bīnhú Qū) is one of six urban districts of Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, People's Republic of China.

Located in the delta hinterland of the Yangtze River to the southwest of Wuxi City, the district has an area of 608.58 square kilometres (234.97 sq mi), of which 262.49 square kilometres (101.35 sq mi) is land, and a total population of 310,000.

Binhu district is the cradle of the ancient Wu culture and the birthplace of modern industrial and town-based enterprises.

Administrative divisions

In the present, Binhu District has 9 subdistricts.[1]

9 subdistricts
  • Helie (河埒街道)
  • Rongxiang (荣巷街道)
  • Lihu (蠡湖街道)
  • Liyuan (蠡园街道)
  • Huazhuang (华庄街道)
  • Taihu (太湖街道)
  • Binhu (滨湖街道)
  • Xuelang (雪浪街道)
  • Mashan (马山街道)

Education

Wuxi International School (WIS; 无锡国际学校) currently occupies a campus in Binhu District.[2]

References

  1. ^ "无锡市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
  2. ^ "Contact Us Archived 2015-04-02 at the Wayback Machine" (https://www.webcitation.org/6XTLM9Ppn Archive]). Wuxi International School. Retrieved on April 2, 2015. "No.8, Wan Xin Road, Bin Hu District, Wuxi City, Jiang Su Province"