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Municipality of Beijing
Location of Fangshan in Beijing
Coordinates 39 ° 43 '48 "  N , 115 ° 57' 36"  E Coordinates: 39 ° 43 '48 "  N , 115 ° 57' 36"  E
surface 1990 km²
Residents 944,832 (2010)
Population density 475 inhabitants / km²
Source: Geohive

Fangshan ( Chinese  房山区 , Pinyin Fángshān Qū ) is a district in the southwest of the government- direct city ​​of Beijing in the north of the People's Republic of China .

Fangshan covers an area of ​​1,990 square kilometers. The 1990 census counted 766,360 inhabitants in Fangshan, 814,367 in 2000, and 944,832 in 2010. The population density is 475 inhabitants per km².

Fangshan is world-famous because it is here in Zhoukoudian that the fossils of the Peking man were found . Another important sight in Dashiwo is the Yunju Temple .

Fangshan Geopark

In the Fangshan region, a geopark was set up with the participation of UNESCO , as the changeable and special geological situation attracted a great deal of attention among experts and interested laypeople. This area is 954 km² and lies in the area of ​​the administrative district of Beijing and the province of Hebei.

Administrative structure

At the community level, Fangshan consists of three city sub-districts, eight street districts , eleven large municipalities and six municipalities . These are:

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Individual evidence

  1. Data from the National Bureau of Statistics, China, at Geohive ( Memento from September 24, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) Data from the National Bureau of Statistics, China, at Geohive