Gusu
姑苏区
Humble Administrator
Gusu is located in Jiangsu
Gusu
Gusu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 31°19′09″N 120°35′30″E / 31.3193°N 120.5918°E / 31.3193; 120.5918Coordinates: 31°19′09″N 120°35′30″E / 31.3193°N 120.5918°E / 31.3193; 120.5918
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Prefecture-level citySuzhou
Formed1 September 2012
Area
 • Total85.1 km2 (32.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total958,000
 • Density11,000/km2 (29,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
215008

Gusu District (simplified Chinese: 姑苏区; traditional Chinese: 姑蘇區; pinyin: Gūsū Qū) is one of five urban districts and the main district of Suzhou, Jiangsu province, China. It was created on 1 September 2012 by the merger of the three former districts of Canglang, Pingjiang, and Jinchang.[1]

Administrative divisions

As of 2020, Gusu District has the following 8 subdistricts:[2]

Historical divisions

As of 2011, the three districts which formed Gusu District had 17 subdistricts and 3 towns.[3]

Former Canglang District[4] Former Jinchang District[5] Former Pingjiang District[6]
Shuangta Subdistrict (双塔街道) Shilu Subdistrict (石路街道) Guanqian Subdistrict (观前街道)
Nanmen Subdistrict (南门街道) Caixiang Subdistrict (彩香街道) Pingjiang Road Subdistrict (平江路街道)
Xujiang Subdistrict (胥江街道) Liuyuan Subdistrict (留园街道) Sujin Subdistrict (苏锦街道)
Wumenqiao Subdistrict (吴门桥街道) Huqiu Subdistrict (虎丘街道) Loumen Subdistrict (娄门街道)
Fengmen Subdistrict (葑门街道) Baiyangwan Subdistrict (白洋湾街道) Chengbei Subdistrict (城北街道)
Youxin Subdistrict (友新街道) Taohuawu Subdistrict (桃花坞街道)
Loufeng (娄葑镇)
Weiting (唯亭镇)
Shengpu (胜浦镇)

See also

References

  1. ^ 苏州行政区划重大调整:古城合并新设姑苏区 吴江撤市设区. Xinhua (in Chinese). 2012-09-01. Archived from the original on September 4, 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-05.
  2. ^ 2020年统计用区划代码(姑苏区) [2020 Statistical Division Codes (Gusu District)] (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of China. 2020. Archived from the original on 2021-03-05. Retrieved 2021-03-05.
  3. ^ "苏州市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
  4. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码(沧浪区) [2011 Statistical Division Codes and Urban-rural Division Codes (Canglang District)] (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of China. 2011. Archived from the original on 2021-03-15. Retrieved 2021-03-15.
  5. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码(金阊区) [2011 Statistical Division Codes and Urban-rural Division Codes (Jinchang District)] (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of China. 2011. Archived from the original on 2021-03-15. Retrieved 2021-03-15.
  6. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码(平江区) [2011 Statistical Division Codes and Urban-rural Division Codes (Pingjiang District)] (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of China. 2011. Archived from the original on 2021-03-15. Retrieved 2021-03-15.