Tanchang County

Tanchang County
宕昌县
Tanchang in Longnan
Tanchang in Longnan
Longnan in Gansu
Longnan in Gansu
Coordinates: 34°02′49″N 104°23′35″E / 34.047°N 104.393°E / 34.047; 104.393Coordinates: 34°02′49″N 104°23′35″E / 34.047°N 104.393°E / 34.047; 104.393
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGansu
Prefecture-level cityLongnan
County seatChengguan (城关镇)
Area
 • County3,331 km2 (1,286 sq mi)
Elevation
2,300 m (7,500 ft)
Highest elevation
(Leigushan)
4,154 m (13,629 ft)
Lowest elevation
1,138 m (3,734 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • County319,400
 • Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
 • Urban
35,800
 • Rural
283,600
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
748500
Area code0939
Websitewww.tanchang.gov.cn

Tanchang (Chinese: 宕昌; pinyin: Tànchāng[1]), also pronounced Dàngchāng, is a county in the south of Gansu province, China. It is the westernmost county-level division of the prefecture-level city of Longnan. In 2017 its population was 319,400 people.[2]

Administrative divisions

Dangchang County or Tanchang County has 11 towns and 13 townships.

Towns
  • Chengguan (城关镇)
  • Hadapu (哈达铺镇)
  • Lichuan (理川镇)
  • Nanyang (南阳镇)
  • Guanting (官亭镇)
  • Shawan (沙湾镇)

-Towns are upgraded from Township.

  • Awu (阿坞镇)
  • Nanhe (南河镇)
  • Bali (八力镇)

-Towns are established newly.

  • Linjiangpu (临江铺镇
  • Lianghekou (两河口镇)
Townships
  • Mu'er Township(木耳乡)
  • Pangjia Township(庞家乡)
  • Jiahe Township(贾河乡)
  • Jiangtai Township(将台乡)
  • Chela Township(车拉乡)
  • Haodi Township(好梯乡)
  • Hanyuan Township(韩院乡)
  • Zhuyuan Township(竹院乡)
  • Xinghua Township(兴化乡)
  • Ganjiangtou Township(甘江头乡)
  • Xinzhai Township(新寨乡)
  • Shizi Township(狮子乡)

-Township is established newly.

  • Hejiabao Township(何家堡乡)

-Former Townships are merged to other.

  • Boji Township(簸箕乡)
  • Jinmu Township(金木乡)
  • Niujia Township(牛家乡)
  • Dashe Township(大舍乡)
  • Hejiabao Township(何家堡乡)
  • Qinyu Township(秦峪乡)
  • Huama Township(化马乡)
  • Xinchengzi Zangzu(新城子藏族乡)
  • Guan'e Zangzu(官鹅藏族乡)

Transport

See also

References

  1. ^ 甘肃宕昌县地名多音字屡遇尴尬 官方统一读音 on chinanews.com of February 17, 2014
  2. ^ "宕昌简介". Tanchang County People's Government.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

External links

  • Official website (Chinese)


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