Jingkou
京口区
Jingkou
Jingkou
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 32°12′05″N 119°27′37″E / 32.2013°N 119.4602°E / 32.2013; 119.4602Coordinates: 32°12′05″N 119°27′37″E / 32.2013°N 119.4602°E / 32.2013; 119.4602[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Prefecture-level cityZhenjiang
Area
 • Total343.69 km2 (132.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total601,671
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
212001
Jingkou District
Traditional Chinese京口區
Simplified Chinese京口区
Literal meaningCapital Mouth District
Sunrise in Jingkou
Sunrise in Jingkou

Jingkou District is one of three districts of Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province, China. The district has an area of 115 km2 and a population of 410,000 people. The postal code for Jingkou is 212001 and the telephone code is 0511.

In recent years, it was split to form Zhenjiang New Area (镇江新区) which is divided to 2 subdistricts (Dagang Subdistrict (大港街道), Dingmao Subdistrict (丁卯街道)) and 3 towns (Dalu (大路镇), Yaoqiao (姚桥镇), Dinggang (丁岗镇)).

History

Jingkou was the site of the original meeting place between the Grand Canal and the Yangtze River.[citation needed] It was the site of an imperial army garrison under the Qing.[2]

Administrative divisions

Jingkou District has 8 subdistricts and 3 towns.[3]

8 subdistricts
  • Zhengdonglu (正东路街道)
  • Jiankanglu (健康路街道)
  • Dashikou (大市口街道)
  • Sipailou (四牌楼街道)
  • Xiangshan (象山街道)
  • Jianbi (谏壁街道)
  • Dingmao (丁卯街道)
  • Dagang (大港街道)
3 towns

Transportation

Dagang South railway station is situated here.

References

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Jingkou" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Cassel, Pär (2003), "Excavating Extraterritoriality: The "Judicial Sub-Prefect" as a Prototype for the Mixed Court in Shanghai", Late Imperial China, vol. 24, pp. 156–182.
  3. ^ "镇江市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.