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Wǔjìn Qū
武进 区
Wujin (China)
Coordinates 31 ° 42 ′  N , 119 ° 56 ′  E Coordinates: 31 ° 42 ′  N , 119 ° 56 ′  E
Location of Wujin (light green) within ChangzhouLocation of Wujin (light green) within Changzhou
Basic data
Country People's Republic of China


District-free city Changzhou
surface 1065 km²
Residents 1,450,400 (2018)
density 1,361.9  Ew. / km²
Website wj.changzhou.gov.cn
Entrance to the Baolin Temple in the Wujin District
Entrance to the Baolin Temple in the Wujin District

Wujin (武进 区; Pinyin : Wǔjìn Qū) is a Chinese municipality in Jiangsu Province . It belongs to the administrative area of ​​the prefecture-level city Changzhou in the south of the province. It has an area of ​​1065.26 square kilometers and had around 1,450,400 inhabitants at the end of 2018.


Wujin is located in the Yangtze River Delta . The relief is level and is crossed by numerous watercourses.


At the end of 2018, Wujin had a registered population of 969,600 residents and a resident population of 1,450,400 residents. The population census of 2000 showed a total population of 1,420,204 people in 409,955 households for the then independent city of Wujin, of which 719,200 men and 701,004 women.


Changzhou was already a political center in ancient times, as evidenced by the ruins of the Chunqiu Yancheng settlement from the spring and autumn annals.

Administrative structure

From 1995 to 2002 Wujin had the status of an independent city . On April 3, 2002, the State Council approved the conversion into a city district, then with 23 large parishes. Seven of the large parishes then administered by Wujin were separated and incorporated into the Xinbei district. On April 28, 2015, the State Council approved a territorial reform in Changzhou, during which the Qishuyan District was dissolved and added to the Wujin area. As part of this reform, some parishes were transferred from the newly formed Wujin District to the neighboring Zhonglou , Xinbei, and Tianning Districts .

At the end of 2018, the Wujin district was divided into three street districts , eleven large municipalities and a few state economic areas. These are:

Wujin's seat of government is located in Hutang Township.


Thanks to its length in the middle of the Yangtze River Delta, Wujin has a very dense transport infrastructure. There are four railway lines and five highways across the Wujin territory.

sons and daughters of the town

The writers Li Boyuan (1867–1906), Zhao Zunyue (1898–1965), Propaganda Minister of the Reorganized Government of the Republic of China , the writer Gao Xiaosheng (1928–1999) and the politician Liu Qi (* 1942) were born in Wujin .

Web links

Commons : Wujin Municipality  - collection of images, videos, and audio files

Individual evidence

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  2. 江苏 省 乡 、 镇 、 街道 人口. State Statistics Office of the People's Republic of China , accessed June 11, 2019 (Chinese).
  3. a b 武进 区 历史 沿革.行政 区划 网站, June 17, 2015, accessed on July 30, 2019 (Chinese).
  4. a b 武进 区. State Statistics Office of the People's Republic of China , accessed July 29, 2019 (Chinese).