Maojian
茅箭区
Shiyan Railway Station
Maojian
Maojian
Location in Hubei
Coordinates (Maojian government): 32°35′31″N 110°48′47″E / 32.592°N 110.813°E / 32.592; 110.813Coordinates: 32°35′31″N 110°48′47″E / 32.592°N 110.813°E / 32.592; 110.813
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHubei
Prefecture-level cityShiyan
SeatWudang Road Subdistrict
Area
 • Total578 km2 (223 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[2]
 • Total410,100
 • Density710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
432012
Websitemaojian.shiyan.gov.cn

Maojian District (simplified Chinese: 茅箭; traditional Chinese: 茅箭; pinyin: Máojiàn Qū) is a district in the prefecture-level city of Shiyan, Hubei, China.[3] Maojian District spans an area of 578 square kilometers,[1] and is home to 410,100 permanent residents (huji population).[2] The district serves as the seat of government for the city of Shiyan.[4]

Geography

The district sits at the foot of the Wudang Mountains, and has an elevation ranging from 187 to 1,723 meters in height.[5]

Climate

Maojian District experiences a warm subtropical climate characterized with dry winters.[5] The district experiences an average annual temperature of 15.3 °C, an average of 246 days without frost, and an average annual precipitation totaling 884.9 millimeters.[5]

Administrative divisions

Maojian District is divided into four subdistricts, one town, and two townships.[6][7] The district's four subdistricts are Wudang Road Subdistrict, Eryan Subdistrict [zh],Wuyan Subdistrict [zh], and Bailang Subdistrict [zh], respectively.[6][7] The district's sole town is Dachuan [zh].[6][7] The district's two townships are Maota Township [zh] and Yuanyang Township [zh].[6][7] The district government is seated in Wudang Road Subdistrict.[1]

Economy

Maojian District is the economic center of Shiyan, and is home to much of the city's industry, as well as the majority of its retail.[8] The district is home to a number of Dongfeng Motor's production facilities, which produce passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, heavy duty trucks, and various auto parts.[8]

The district has reported GDP of 6.95 billion Yuan in the first quarter of 2020, a 28.1% decrease from the previous quarter, likely attributed to the COVID-19 Pandemic in China.[9] Of this, 0.29% of the district's GDP came from the primary sector, 21.15% of the district's GDP came from the secondary sector, and 78.56% of the district's GDP came from the tertiary sector.[9]

References

  1. ^ a b c 茅箭区概况地图 (in Chinese). XZQH.org. 2014-07-22. Archived from the original on 2020-06-09. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  2. ^ a b 人口民族 (in Chinese). Maojian District Government. 2019-09-26. Archived from the original on 2020-06-09. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  3. ^ 茅箭区历史沿革 [Maojian District Historical Development] (in Simplified Chinese). XZQH.org. 22 July 2014. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  4. ^ 十堰市概况地图 (in Chinese). XZQH.org. 2014-09-25. Archived from the original on 2020-06-09. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  5. ^ a b c 自然地理 (in Chinese). Maojian District Government. 2019-09-26. Archived from the original on 2020-06-09. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  6. ^ a b c d 行政区划 [Administrative Divisions] (in Simplified Chinese). Maojian District Government. 2019-09-26. Archived from the original on 2020-06-09. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  7. ^ a b c d 2019年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:茅箭区 [2019 Statistical Area Numbers and Rural-Urban Area Numbers: Maojian District] (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2019. Archived from the original on 2020-06-09. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  8. ^ a b 基本情况 (in Chinese). Maojian District Government. 2019-09-26. Archived from the original on 2020-06-09. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  9. ^ a b 2020年4月统计月报 (in Chinese). Maojian District Government. 2020-05-28. Archived from the original on 2020-06-09. Retrieved 2020-06-09.