Congtai District

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Congtai District
丛台区
District
Coordinates: 36°37′07″N 114°29′36″E / 36.61861°N 114.49333°E / 36.61861; 114.49333Coordinates: 36°37′07″N 114°29′36″E / 36.61861°N 114.49333°E / 36.61861; 114.49333
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hebei
Prefecture-level city Handan
Area
 • Total 28 km2 (11 sq mi)
Elevation 61 m (199 ft)
Population
 • Total 330,000
 • Density 12,000/km2 (31,000/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 056004

Congtai District (simplified Chinese: 丛台区; traditional Chinese: 叢台區; pinyin: Cóngtái Qū) is a district of the city of Handan, Hebei, People's Republic of China, with a population of 330,000[when?] residing in an area of just 28 km2 (11 sq mi).

The district seats the Handan's executive, legislature and judiciary, together with its CPC and Public Security bureaus.

Administration[edit]

As of 2009, the district comprises 10 street committees and 1 township (乡, xiang). There are a total of 70 block committees under these Subdistricts:

Street Committee[edit]

Township[edit]

Congtai in the news[edit]

Congtai was the setting - before its district judiciary, if not before the superior municipal one - of the March 2010 trial of a Sucao Township village chief for the murder of his predecessor, the Handan legislator Guo Chengzhi.[1]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Family keeps father's body in freezer to preserve evidence of murder, Peter Simpson, South China Morning Post, 2010 Mar 05