Siming District ( Pinyin: Sīmíng Qū) is on southeastern Xiamen Island and the capital district of Xiamen Municipality, Fujian Province, the People's Republic of China.
  History
  Siming literally means Missing Ming Dynasty .In 1650, Zheng Chenggong changed the name of Xiamen to Siming Zhou . In the beginning age of the Republic of China, a Siming County was established. [1]
  The place was made Zhongxin District  in October 1945. It was renamed to Siming in 1950. In April 1953, the district's government was upgraded from District Bureau  to People's Government . From August 1966 to October 1979, Siming was named Xiangyang .
  Administration
  Before the merge, Siming originally has five street offices :
  Binghai 
  Siming 
  Wen'an 
  Xiagang 
  Zhonghua
  The above five are divided into 58 residential committees , and two villages: Zengcuoan  and Huangcuo . In May 2003, Siming's two neighbouring districts -- Gulangyu Island and the larger Kaiyuan -- were merged into Siming.
  Xiagang Street was originally a district in 1950.
  Today, Siming has ten street offices :
  Binghai 
  Zhonghua
  Xiagang 
  Lianqian 
  Jialian  
  Wucun 
  Kaiyuan 
  Lujiang 
  Gulangyu 
  These street offices are divided into 95 residential committees
  Website:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siming_District