Banma County

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Banma County
པདམ་རྫོངས། In Tibetan
པདམ་རྫོངས། In Tibetan
County
班玛县(Banma xian)
班玛县 Chinese transcription(s)
Nickname(s): པདམ། (Pema)
Banma is located in Qinghai
Banma
Banma
Location of the county
Coordinates: 32°56′05″N 100°44′09″E / 32.93472°N 100.73583°E / 32.93472; 100.73583Coordinates: 32°56′05″N 100°44′09″E / 32.93472°N 100.73583°E / 32.93472; 100.73583
Country China
Province Qinghai
Prefecture Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture
Area
 • Total 6,376 km2 (2,462 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 19,000
 • Density 3.0/km2 (7.7/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Banma County is a county of Qinghai Province, China. It is under the administration of Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. The Red Army of the Chinese Communist Party passed through Banma in 1936 during the Long March.[1] The seat of Baima county is in Sailaitang Town (赛来塘镇).[1]

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