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Suqian
Suqian
(simplified Chinese: 宿迁; traditional Chinese: 宿遷; pinyin: Sùqiān, IPA: [sû.tɕʰjɛ́n]) is a prefecture-level city in northern Jiangsu
Jiangsu
Province, People's Republic of China. It borders Xuzhou
Xuzhou
to the northwest, Lianyungang
Lianyungang
to the northeast, Huai'an
Huai'an
to the south, and the province of Anhui
Anhui
to the west.

Contents

1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 Economy 5 Transport

5.1 Roads

5.1.1 Expressways

5.2 Rail

6 Education 7 Administration 8 References 9 External links

History[edit]

"Tissang" (Suqian). Nieuhof: L'ambassade de la Compagnie Orientale des Provinces Unies vers l'Empereur de la Chine, 1665

Suqian
Suqian
was said to be the site of a military grain store built when the Emperor Yuan of Jin reigned. Thus, the former Xiaxiang county where the store located was renamed Suyu (宿預; means "prepared" or "usually prepared") in 405. Then the county was annexed by Xuzhou
Xuzhou
and renamed Suqian
Suqian
in 762 because the homophone "yu(豫)" as the given name of the Emperor Daizong of Tang
Emperor Daizong of Tang
was deemed to be ineffable.[1] The county was put under the jurisdiction of Huaiyang military prefecture druing the Song dynasty, then was transferred to Pizhou
Pizhou
after Jurchen's Jin took it. The county was administered by Huai'an
Huai'an
military prefecture during 1272–75, but restored as a part of Pizhou afterwards. It was annexed by Xuzhou
Xuzhou
again in 1733. Then it was put under the jurisdiction of Huaiyin in 1934. The county was converted as a county-level city in 1987, later was elevated to prefecture status in 1996.[2]

Luoma Lake

Geography[edit] Suqian
Suqian
possesses the most of Luoma Lake, which is a major lake in the Huai River
Huai River
valley. Demographics[edit] By the end of 2016, Suqian
Suqian
had a recorded population of about 5.92 million and a resident population of about 4.88 million.[3] Economy[edit] Local Yanghe along with Moutai and Wuliangye, are the three biggest manufacturers of baijiu.[4] Besides, several domestic companies followed JD.com
JD.com
to site their call centres in Suqian. Transport[edit] Roads[edit] Expressways[edit] G2513 Huai'an– Xuzhou
Xuzhou
Expressway Rail[edit] Yanghe Station, known as Suqian
Suqian
Station on Suqian– Huai'an
Huai'an
Railway is located in the south outskirt of Suqian. Education[edit] Suqian College is the single institution in Suqian
Suqian
providing bachelor's degree education. Administration[edit] See also: List of administrative divisions of Jiangsu The prefecture-level city of Suqian
Suqian
administers 5 county-level divisions, including 3 counties and 2 districts. These are further divided into 115 township-level divisions, including 111 towns and township, and 4 subdistricts.

Map

Sucheng Suyu Shuyang County Siyang County Sihong County

Subdivision Hanzi Pinyin Population (2010) Area (km2) Density

City Proper

Sucheng District 宿城区 Sùchéng Qū 796,627 854 932.81

Suburban

Suyu District 宿豫区 Sùyù Qū 641,059 1,254 511.21

Counties

Shuyang County 沭阳县 Shùyáng Xiàn 1,538,054 2,298 669.30

Siyang County 泗阳县 Sìyáng Xiàn 830,502 1,418 585.68

Sihong County 泗洪县 Sìhóng Xiàn 909,311 2,731 332.95

Total 4,715,553 8,555 551.20

References[edit]

^ 中国历史大辞典·历史地理卷 [The Great Encyclopaedia of Chinese history, Volume on Historical Geography]. Shanghai Cishu Press. 1996. pp. 838–839. ISBN 7-5326-0299-0.  ^ "Historical Evolution". Suqian
Suqian
Official Website.  ^ "人口构成-中国宿迁市人民政府官方门户网站". www.suqian.gov.cn. Retrieved 2018-03-07.  ^ "Proof positive". The Economist. Retrieved 2018-02-08. 

External links[edit]

Government Website of Suqian
Suqian
(in Simplified Chinese) Suqian
Suqian
comprehensive guide with open directory (Jiangsu.NET)

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Jiangsu
Jiangsu
topics

Nanjing
Nanjing
(capital)

General

History Politics Economy

Geography

Cities Grand Canal of China Yellow Sea East China Sea Xishan Island Yangtze River Lake Tai Hongze Lake Yangcheng Lake Huai River Qixia Mountain

Education

Nanjing
Nanjing
University Southeast University Hohai University Nanjing
Nanjing
Normal University Nanjing
Nanjing
University of Science and Technology

Culture

Wuyue culture Shuochang Cuisine Chinese opera Ge Yuan Garden

Visitor attractions

Purple Mountain Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum Jiming Temple Nanjing
Nanjing
Yangtze River
Yangtze River
Bridge Hanshan Temple Huqiu Tower Grand Buddha at Ling Shan Chaotian Palace Qixia Temple Tianning Temple Pagoda Zhouzhuang

Category Commons

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County-level divisions of Jiangsu
Jiangsu
Province

Nanjing
Nanjing
(capital)

Sub-provincial city

Nanjing

Xuanwu District Qinhuai District Jianye District Gulou District Pukou District Luhe District Qixia District Yuhuatai District Jiangning District Lishui District Gaochun District

Prefecture-level cities

Wuxi

Binhu District Huishan District Xishan District Liangxi District Xinwu District Jiangyin
Jiangyin
City Yixing
Yixing
City

Xuzhou

Yunlong District Gulou District Jiawang District Tongshan District Quanshan District Pizhou
Pizhou
City Xinyi City Suining County Pei County Feng County

Changzhou

Zhonglou District Tianning District Xinbei District Wujin District Jintan District Liyang
Liyang
City

Suzhou

Gusu District Huqiu District Wuzhong District Xiangcheng District Wujiang District Kunshan
Kunshan
City Taicang
Taicang
City Changshu
Changshu
City Zhangjiagang
Zhangjiagang
City

Nantong

Chongchuan District Gangzha District Tongzhou District Haimen
Haimen
City Qidong City Rugao
Rugao
City Rudong County Hai'an County

Lianyungang

Haizhou District Lianyun District Ganyu District Guanyun County Donghai County Guannan County

Huai'an

Qingjiangpu District Huai'an
Huai'an
District Huaiyin District Hongze District Jinhu County Xuyi County Lianshui County

Yancheng

Tinghu District Yandu District Dafeng District Dongtai
Dongtai
City Sheyang County Funing County Binhai County Xiangshui County Jianhu County

Yangzhou

Guangling District Hanjiang District Jiangdu District Yizheng
Yizheng
City Gaoyou
Gaoyou
City Baoying County

Zhenjiang

Jingkou District Runzhou District Dantu District Yangzhong
Yangzhong
City Danyang City Jurong City

Taizhou

Hailing District Gaogang District Jiangyan District Jingjiang
Jingjiang
City Taixing
Taixing
City Xinghua City

Suqian

Sucheng District Suyu District Shuyang County Siyang Co

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