Bowang District

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Bowang

博望区
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
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceAnhui
Prefecture-level cityMa'anshan
EstablishedSeptember 2012
Area
 • Total351 km2 (136 sq mi)
Population
 • Total183,500
 • Density520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard Time)

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 (博望镇), Danyang (丹阳镇), and Xinshi (新市镇), 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. Archived from the original on 2013-01-10. Retrieved 2012-12-13.