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Coordinates: 29°41′46″N 118°18′55″E / 29.6961°N 118.3153°E / 29.6961; 118.3153Coordinates: 29°41′46″N 118°18′55″E / 29.6961°N 118.3153°E / 29.6961; 118.3153
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityHuangshan
 • Total191 km2 (74 sq mi)
 • Total209,700
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code

Tunxi District (simplified Chinese: 屯溪区; traditional Chinese: 屯溪區; pinyin: Túnxī Qū) forms the central district of Huangshan City, Anhui Province, eastern People's Republic of China.

It has a population of 217,637 (2010)[1] and an area of 249 square kilometres (96 sq mi).

Tunxi District has jurisdiction over four subdistricts and five towns.

The most well-known tourist spot is the Old Town, although Tunxi is also close to the Huangshan Mountain Range and Hongcun Village, both of which are World Heritage Sites.

Administrative divisions

Tunxi District is divided to 4 Subdistricts and 5 towns.[2]

  • Yudong Subdistrict (昱东街道)
  • Yuzhong Subdistrict (昱中街道)
  • Yuxi Subdistrict (昱西街道)
  • Laojie Subdistrict (老街街道)
  • Tunguang (屯光镇)
  • Liyang (黎阳镇)
  • Yanghu (阳湖镇)
  • Yiqi (奕棋镇)
  • Xintan (新潭镇)


Tunxi (or Tunki) is the seat of the Latin Catholic Apostolic prefecture (a pre-diocesan jurisdiction, not entitled to a Titular Bishop) of Tunxi / Tunkien(sis) (Latin adjective), which depends on the missionary Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. It was established on 1937.02.22 on territory split off from the then Apostolic Vicariate of Wuhu (now a Diocese). No statistics available.
It has been vacant indefinitely without Apostolic administrator (possibly dormant) since the death of its only incumbent:


See also

Sources and external links


  1. ^ Sixth National Population Census of the People's Republic of China
  2. ^ "南京市-行政区划网" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.