Bowang District

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Bowang
博望
District
博望区
Bowang is located in China
Bowang
Bowang
Location in China
Coordinates: 31°34′N 118°50′E / 31.56°N 118.84°E / 31.56; 118.84Coordinates: 31°34′N 118°50′E / 31.56°N 118.84°E / 31.56; 118.84
Country China
Province Anhui
Prefecture-level city Ma'anshan
Established September 2012
Area
 • Total 351 km2 (136 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 183,500
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard Time (UTC+8)
Website www.bwxq.gov.cn

Bowang District (Chinese: 博望区; pinyin: Bówàng Qū) is a district of the prefecture-level city of Ma'anshan in Anhui province, China. It was created in September 2012 by splitting off the three towns of Bowang, Danyang, and Xinshi from Dangtu County. It governs an area of 351 square kilometres (136 sq mi) and has a total population of 183,500.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Bowang District is divided into three towns: Bowang Town (博望), Danyang (丹阳), and Xinshi (新市), which are further divided into 3 neighbourhood committees, 3 communities, and 37 villages.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 博望区简介 [Introduction to Bowang District] (in Chinese). Bowang District government. 2012-09-17. Retrieved 2012-12-13.