Shangzhou District

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Shangzhou District
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Traditional 商州區
 • Simplified 商州区
 • Pinyin Shāngzhōu Qū
Country  China
Province Tongchuan
Prefecture Shangluo
 • Total 1,032 sq mi (2,672 km2)
Population (2002) 5.4*105
Time zone China standard time (UTC+8)

Shangzhou District (Chinese: 商州区, pinyin:Shāngzhōu Qū), is a district of Shangluo Municipality, Shaanxi, China. The Shangluo Government is here.[1] It covers 2,645.62 square kilometres (1,021.48 sq mi). As of November 2010, 531,646 people lived here[2] It was formerly known as Shangluo (上洛, meaning up Luo, not Shangluo Municipality), because it is in upstream of Luo River.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "市情" (in Chinese Simp). Shangluo Municipality Government. Retrieved June 30, 2012. 
  2. "商洛市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报" (in Chinese Simp). Luonan Propaganda Net. June 27, 2011. Retrieved June 30, 2012. 
  3. Civil Affairs Department of Shaanxi Province (December 19, 2007). "商州区" (in Chinese Simp). Shaanxi Place Name Informations Net. Retrieved June 30, 2012.