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Beihu District


With an area of 826.8 square kilometers, Beihu District is located in central Chenzhou City. 27 nationalities including Han are represented in the district with a total population of 354,000, among which the population of minority groups counts for 1.6%.


The administrative center of Beihu District People's Government is situated at No.9, West Renmin Road. By 2008, the district government administers 5 towns, 9 townships and 4 subdistricts.
In 2008, the district realized a local GDP of 11.59 billion yuan and a fiscal revenue of 646.56 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 11.3% and 18.9% respectively. The composition of the primary, secondary and tertiary industries was adjusted to 5.3:50.6:44.1. The per-capita disposable income of urban residents and the per-capita net income of rural people hit 13,852 yuan and 6,254 yuan respectively. In addition, Beihu District has won the first place in Chenzhou City's comprehensive evaluation of economic and social development for three successive years.