Luwan District

Luwan (卢湾 区Luwan Qū ) was an "internal " district of the centrally-administered city of Shanghai in the People's Republic of China.

Luwan had an area of 8.05 square kilometers ( of which 0.5 square kilometers of water ) and 328 383 inhabitants (2003 ). The population density was 40,793 inhabitants per square kilometer. Luwan was composed of four road districts.

The Luwan District began south of People's Square, and was crossed by the Huaihai Road, a shopping street, famous for its shops and restaurants. In the area Luwans there was also the former French Concession, which is characterized by the avenues of trees, which were introduced here from France more than a century.

On 20 May 2011 Luwan was abolished and annexed to the town of Huangpu District.

See also: List of administrative divisions of Shanghai