Guangming District

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Guangming

光明区
Honghuashan Park, Guangming District
Honghuashan Park, Guangming District
Guangming (top left, highlighted in teal     ) within Shenzhen
Guangming (top left, highlighted in teal     ) within Shenzhen
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Sub-provincial cityShenzhen
Area
 • Total156.1 km2 (60.3 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Area code(s)0755
Websitewww.szgm.gov.cn
Guangming District
Simplified Chinese光明区
Traditional Chinese光明區
Guangdong Romanizationguong1 ming4 kêu1
Hanyu PinyinGuāngmíng Qū
Alternative Chinese name
Chinese光明
Guangdong Romanizationguong1 ming4
Hanyu PinyinGuāngmíng

Guangming District is one of nine districts in the city of Shenzhen. The district, bordering the city of Dongguan in the Northwest of Shenzhen, was created in 2007 as a "functional area" of Bao'an District.[1][2] In May 2018, it became a formal administrative division.[3]

Subdistricts[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Canton Romanization Population (2010)[4] Area (km2)
Guangming Subdistrict 光明街道 Guāngmíng Jiēdào guong1 ming4 gai1 dou6 480,907 156.1
Gongming Subdistrict 公明街道 Gōngmíng Jiēdào gung1 ming4 gai1 dou6
Xinhu Subdistrict 新湖街道 Xīnhú Jiēdào sen1 wu4 gai1 dou6
Fenghuang Subdistrict 凤凰街道 Fènghuáng Jiēdào fung6 wong4 gai1 dou6
Yutang Subdistrict 玉塘街道 Yùtáng Jiēdào yug6 tong4 gai1 dou6
Matian Subdistrict 马田街道 Mǎtián Jiēdào ma5 tin4 gai1 dou6

Landslide[edit]

A major landslide occurred in Hengtaiyu Industrial Park, Guangming District, on December 20, 2015. As of 21 December, it results in one death, 76 people missing and 16 hospitalizations. Waste materials generated from nearby construction works piled up into a hill which collapsed and consequently destroyed 33 buildings, the mud and debris covered an area greater than ten hectares (25 acres).

References[edit]

  1. ^ 深圳市国土资源和房产管理局. Szfdc.gov.cn. Archived from the original on February 17, 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-01.
  2. ^ http://www.szgm.gov.cn/szgm/lsgm2/154784/340456/index.html
  3. ^ 国务院批复深圳成立光明区 行政区域包含6街道 [State Council approves establishment of Guangming District; administrative district will have 6 subdistricts]. Takungpao. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
  4. ^ Census Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China; Population and Employment Statistics Division of the National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China (2012). 中国2010人口普查分乡、镇、街道资料 (1 ed.). Beijing: China Statistics Print. ISBN 978-7-5037-6660-2.

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Coordinates: 22°42′43″N 113°56′19″E / 22.71194°N 113.93861°E / 22.71194; 113.93861