Gulou
鼓楼区
Gulou, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China - panoramio (32).jpg
Gulou is located in Jiangsu
Gulou
Gulou
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 32°03′50″N 118°45′05″E / 32.0640°N 118.7514°E / 32.0640; 118.7514Coordinates: 32°03′50″N 118°45′05″E / 32.0640°N 118.7514°E / 32.0640; 118.7514
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Sub-provincial cityNanjing
Area
 • Total54.18 km2 (20.92 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total1,109,600
 • Density20,000/km2 (53,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
210003 - 210037
Nanjing district map
Subdivisions of Nanjing, Jiangsu
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City Proper
1 Xuanwu
2 Qinhuai
3 Jianye
4 Gulou
5 Yuhuatai
6 Qixia
Suburban
7 Jiangning
8 Pukou
9 Luhe
Rural
10 Lishui
11 Gaochun
Gulou District government building
Gulou District government building

Gulou District (simplified Chinese: 鼓楼区; traditional Chinese: 鼓樓區; pinyin: Gǔlóu Qū; lit. 'Drum tower') is one of 11 districts of Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province, China.

It is named after the Drum Tower of Nanjing (Gulou).

Administrative subdivisions

Gulou has administrative jurisdiction to 13 subdistricts:

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[1] Area (km2)
Ninghailu Subdistrict 宁海路街道 Nínghǎilù Jiēdào 119,506 3.68
Huaqiaolu Subdistrict 华侨路街道 Huáqiáolù Jiēdào 114,432 3.7
Hunanlu Subdistrict 湖南路街道 Húnánlù Jiēdào 122,324 2.62
Zhongyangmen Subdistrict 中央门街道 Zhōngyāngmén Jiēdào 149,878 3.37
Yijiangmen Subdistrict 挹江门街道 Yìjiāngmén Jiēdào 94,874 3.34
Jiangdong Subdistrict 江东街道 Jiāngdōng Jiēdào 109,810 5
Fenghuang Subdistrict 凤凰街道 Fènghuáng Jiēdào 115,250 3.85
Yuejianglou Subdistrict 阅江楼街道 Yuèjiānglóu Jiēdào 79,841 3.74
Rehenanlu Subdistrict 热河南路街道 Rèhénánlù Jiēdào 77,401 2.73
Mufushan Subdistrict 幕府山街道 Mùfǔshān Jiēdào 43,980 6.47
Jianninglu Subdistrict 建宁路街道 Jiànnínglù Jiēdào 61,720 2.4
Baotaqiao Subdistrict 宝塔桥街道 Bǎotǎqiáo Jiēdào 97,631 7.2
Xiaoshi Subdistrict 小市街道 Xiǎoshì Jiēdào 84,544 4.9

In 2013, Xiaguan merged into Gulou gaining six additional subdistricts.

See also

References

  1. ^ shi, Guo wu yuan ren kou pu cha ban gong; council, Guo jia tong ji ju ren kou he jiu ye tong ji si bian = Tabulation on the 2010 population census of the people's republic of China by township / compiled by Population census office under the state; population, Department of; statistics, employment statistics national bureau of (2012). Zhongguo 2010 nian ren kou pu cha fen xiang, zhen, jie dao zi liao (Di 1 ban. ed.). Beijing Shi: Zhongguo tong ji chu ban she. ISBN 978-7-5037-6660-2.