Guangming District

Guangming
光明区
District
Honghuashan Park, Guangming District

Guangming (top left, highlighted in teal     ) within Shenzhen
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Sub-provincial city Shenzhen
Area
  Total 156.1 km2 (60.3 sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 0755
Website www.szgm.gov.cn
Guangming District
Simplified Chinese 光明区
Traditional Chinese 光明區
Cantonese Yale Gwōngmìhng Kēui
Hanyu Pinyin Guāngmíng Qū
Alternative Chinese name
Chinese 光明
Cantonese Yale Gwōngmìhng
Hanyu Pinyin Guāngmíng

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

NameChinese (S)Hanyu PinyinCanton RomanizationPopulation (2010)[4]Area (km2)
Guangming Subdistrict光明街道Guāngmíng Jiēdàoguong1 ming4 gai1 dou6480,907156.1
Gongming Subdistrict公明街道Gōngmíng Jiēdàogung1 ming4 gai1 dou6
Xinhu Subdistrict新湖街道Xīnhú Jiēdàosen1 wu4 gai1 dou6
Fenghuang Subdistrict凤凰街道Fènghuáng Jiēdàofung6 wong4 gai1 dou6
Yutang Subdistrict玉塘街道Yùtáng Jiēdàoyug6 tong4 gai1 dou6
Matian Subdistrict马田街道Mǎtián Jiēdàoma5 tin4 gai1 dou6

Landslide

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

  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. shi, Guo wu yuan ren kou pu cha ban gong; council, Guo jia tong ji ju ren kou he jiu ye tong ji si bian = Tabulation on the 2010 population census of the people's republic of China by township / compiled by Population census office under the state; population, Department of; statistics, employment statistics national bureau of (2012). Zhongguo 2010 nian ren kou pu cha fen xiang, zhen, jie dao zi liao (Di 1 ban. ed.). Beijing Shi: Zhongguo tong ji chu ban she. ISBN 978-7-5037-6660-2.

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


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