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Dachuan District

Location of Dachuan District (red) in Dazhou (yellow) and Sichuan
Location of Dachuan District (red) in Dazhou (yellow) and Sichuan
Dachuan is located in Sichuan
Location of the county seat in Sichuan
Coordinates: 31°12′N 107°31′E / 31.200°N 107.517°E / 31.200; 107.517
Country People's Republic of China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture-level city Dazhou
Township-level divisions 21 towns
43 townships
County seat Nanwai (南外镇)
 • Total 2,688 km2 (1,038 sq mi)
Elevation 312 m (1,024 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,280,000
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code 635000
Area code(s) 0818

Dachuan District (simplified Chinese: 达川区; traditional Chinese: 達川區; pinyin: Dáchuān Qū) is a district of Dazhou in northeastern Sichuan province. In 1999, it had a population of 1,247,085 inhabitants residing in an area of 2,688 square kilometres (1,038 sq mi).[1] It was called Da County (达县; 達縣; Dá Xiàn) or Daxian, until July 2013, when it became a district of Dazhou.[2]


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