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Xicheng Destrict

西城区
Cheenese transcription(s)
 • Cheenese西城区
 • PinyinXīchéng Qū
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Location o Xicheng Destrict in Beijing
Location o Xicheng Destrict in Beijing
Xicheng Destrict is locatit in China
Xicheng Destrict
Xicheng Destrict
Location o Xicheng Destrict in Beijing
Coordinates: 39°55′N 116°21′E / 39.917°N 116.350°E / 39.917; 116.350
KintraCheenae
MunicipalityBeijing
Area
 • Total46.5 km2 (18.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2000)
 • Tot1,233,000
 • Density27,000/km2 (69,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (Cheenae Staundart)
Postal code
100032, 100054
Aurie code(s)010
Wabsteidhttp://www.bjxch.gov.cn/

Xicheng Destrict (simplifeed Cheenese: 西城区; traditeeonal Cheenese: 西城區; pinyin: Xīchéng Qū, lit. "Wast Ceety Destrict"), commonly kent as Xicheng, is a destrict in Beijing, Cheenae. Xicheng Destrict spans 32 square kilometres, makkin it the lairgest portion o the auld ceety (inside the 2nt Ring Road), an haes 706,691 inhabitants (2000 Census). Its postal code is 100032. Xicheng is subdividit intae 15 subdistricts o the ceety proper o Beijing. The umwhile Xuanwu Destrict wis mergit intae Xicheng on Julie 2010.

The Xidan commercial destrict, Finance Street (Jinrongjie), Beihai Pairk, Jingshan Pairk, Shichahai an Zhongnanhai are athin its jurisdiction. The popular Houhai bar aurie is in Xicheng an aw. Afore the communist takower, maist ryalties an aristocrats residit in the precinct. The auldest Catholic kirk in Beijing, the Cathedral o the Immaculate Conception is locatit in Xicheng.


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Thare are 15 subdistricts in the destrict:[1]

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  1. "2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:西城区" (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-08-07. 

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