Tongshan District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other uses, see Tongshan.
Tongshan District
Tongshan is located in Jiangsu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 34°18′28″N 117°15′24″E / 34.3077°N 117.2568°E / 34.3077; 117.2568Coordinates: 34°18′28″N 117°15′24″E / 34.3077°N 117.2568°E / 34.3077; 117.2568
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangsu
Prefecture-level city Xuzhou
 • Total 2,088 km2 (806 sq mi)
Elevation 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 124,000
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Tongshan District (simplified Chinese: 铜山区; traditional Chinese: 銅山區; pinyin: Tóngshān Qū), formerly Tongshan County (simplified Chinese: 铜山县; traditional Chinese: 銅山縣; pinyin: Tóngshān Xiàn) is one of six districts of Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, People's Republic of China, bordering Anhui and Shandong provinces. The area derives its name from the copper-filled mountains to the north and east, and until September 2010 was a county. The district controls 8 subdistricts and 20 towns.