Congtai District

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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
 • Total 28 km2 (11 sq mi)
Elevation 61 m (199 ft)
 • 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.


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]


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