Qingpu District

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31°10'14"N
121°07'40"E
Country
 China
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Qingpu District, is a suburban district of Shanghai Municipality. Lake Dianshan is located in Qingpu. The population of Qingpu was counted at 1,081,000 people in the 2010 Census. It has an area of 675.11 km2 (260.66 sq mi). Qingpu District is the westernmost district of Shanghai Municipality; it is adjacent to Jiangsu and Zhejiang Provinces. Around the lake are a number of tourist scenic areas, all complete in tourist facilities. Among the tourist areas is the waterside town Zhujiajiao, a major tourist destination in the Shanghai region. There are currently 21 domestic travel services, three international travel business departments, 14 star-rated hotels, and 3 AAAA-grade tourist spots in Qingpu District.

Transport

Line 17 (Shanghai Metro) China National Highway 318

Tourism

Qingpu's tourist attractions include the Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, Oriental Land, Jinze Ancient Town, Lake Dianshan, and the Qushui Garden.

Economy

The China offices of Oishi are located here.

Culture

Baihe, the oldest town in Qingpu District, is famous for its performances of Shanghai opera.

Government

Qingpu Prison is in the district.

Education

The French School of Shanghai Qingpu Campus and the German School of Shanghai both share the EuroCampus (Chinese: 欧洲校园; pinyin: Ōuzhōu Xiàoyuán) in Qingpu District.The International Philippine School of Shanghai (IPSS) is also in Qingpu District.

Notable residents

Chen Yun, an important cadre in the Deng Xiaoping era, was born here. Gao Kang, District Governor

Subdistricts and towns

Qingpu District has three subdistricts and eight towns.
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