Chancheng District


Foshan Ancestral Temple
Country China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture Foshan
  Total 154.68 km2 (59.72 sq mi)
  Total 960,000
  Density 6,200/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 528000
Chancheng District
Simplified Chinese 禅城区
Traditional Chinese 禪城區
Cantonese Jyutping sim4 sing4 keoi1
Cantonese Yale Sìhmsìhng Kēui
Hanyu Pinyin Chánchéng Qū
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 禅城
Traditional Chinese 禪城
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Cantonese Yale Sìhmsìhng
Hanyu Pinyin Chánchéng

Chancheng District is a district under the administration of Foshan city, in Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China.


The district lies at the center of Foshan, surrounded on the east, west, and north sides by the Nanhai District and bordered to the south by the Shunde District.

Administration divisions

Chancheng is the economic, cultural and political center of the city as well as the home of the city government. The district covers a total area of 154.68 square kilometres (59.72 sq mi), and has a population of 960,000 people (including itinerant residents). Chancheng lies on relatively flat land.

Name Chinese (S) Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010)[1] Area (km2)
Zumiao Subdistrict 祖庙街道 Zǔmiào Jiēdào 416,800 31.60
Shiwanzhen Subdistrict 石湾镇街道 Shíwānzhèn Jiēdào 286,226 26.62
(Foshan High-tech Industry Development Zone)
Zhangcha Subdistrict
张槎街道 Zhāngchá Jiēdào 241,149 26.50
Nanzhuang Town 南庄镇 Nánzhuāng Zhèn 156,902 76.70


  1. 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: 23°01′17″N 113°07′42″E / 23.02139°N 113.12833°E / 23.02139; 113.12833

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