Putuo District, Zhoushan

See also: Putuo District
(the former county)
Chinese 普陀
Postal Puto

Putuo District (Chinese: 普陀区) is a district of Zhoushan City, Zhejiang in China with a population of 380,000. Putuo is a sister city of Port St. Lucie, Florida in the United States.

The district used to be a county. In 1987, it was combined with the neighbouring county of Dinghai to form the city of Zhoushan.

Basic Information


Putuo District occupies the southeastern part of Zhoushan archipelago. It includes the eastern end of the archipelago Zhoushan Island, which is the largest island of the archipelago, and many dozens of smaller islands. Among them:


  1. http://www.zstj.net/tjnjData/2011nj/001_010.htm
  2. http://zj.people.com.cn/n/2012/0716/c339674-17247918.html

Coordinates: 29°54′N 122°23′E / 29.900°N 122.383°E / 29.900; 122.383

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