Pi County
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Pi County

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Pidu is located in Sichuan
Location in Sichuan
Coordinates: 30°48?18?N 103°52?52?E / 30.805°N 103.881°E / 30.805; 103.881Coordinates: 30°48?18?N 103°52?52?E / 30.805°N 103.881°E / 30.805; 103.881[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Sub-provincial cityChengdu
 o Total437.5 km2 (168.9 sq mi)
 o Total756,047
 o Density1,726/km2 (4,470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
Chengdu district map
Pidu District
Alternative Chinese name
Traditional Chinese??
Simplified Chinese??

Pidu District formerly known as Pi County or Pixian[a] is one of 11 urban districts of the prefecture-level city of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, Southwest China. It was approved from the former Pi County by the State Council on November 24, 2016.[4]

an urbanizing district organized as part of Chengdu, the capital of the province of Sichuan, China. It presently covers an area of 437.5 square kilometers (168.9 sq mi), with a total population of 756,047 during the 2010 census. It was formerly known as the source of the best tobacco in Sichuan and is now well known for its doubanjiang, a type of spicy fermented bean sauce.


Pitong, the seat of Pidu, is located 10 kilometers (6.2 mi) from downtown Chengdu. It covers an area of 437.5 square kilometers (168.9 sq mi).[5]


During the Warring States period, the area of the present Pidu belonged to the state of Shu. In 314BC, it was conquered by Qin, which organized Pi County two years later in 312BC.

In the 19th century, the area was famed for the quality of its tobacco, reckoned the best in Sichuan.[3]

It is now seeking to attract electronics and IT corporations and, in 2015, applied for elevation to urban district status.


The district seat is Pitong (?; Pít?ng zhèn). There are 13 other towns in the district:[6]

  • Xipu ()
  • Hongguang ()
  • Anjing ()
  • Tuanjie ()
  • Tangchang ()
  • Sandaoyan ()
  • Xinminchang ()
  • Huayuan ()
  • Ande ()
  • Tangyuan ()
  • Deyuan ()
  • Gucheng ()
  • You`ai ()




  1. ^ Also formerly romanized as Pe Heen.[3]


  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Pixian" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved .
  2. ^ 2010 (in Chinese). Government of Chengdu. 2011-05-13. Retrieved .
  3. ^ a b Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed. (1878), Vol. V, "China".
  4. ^ ? (in Chinese). xzqh.org. 2016-12-02. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Pixian China". Pixian County Government. 2007. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved .
  6. ^ http://baike.baidu.com/view/244256.htm
  7. ^ (1981-2010) (in Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 2018.

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