Tiandong County

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Tiandong

田东县 · Denzdungh Yen
Tiandong is located in Guangxi
Tiandong
Tiandong
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 23°35′49″N 107°07′34″E / 23.597°N 107.126°E / 23.597; 107.126Coordinates: 23°35′49″N 107°07′34″E / 23.597°N 107.126°E / 23.597; 107.126
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionGuangxi
Prefecture-level cityBaise
Area
 • Total2,816 km2 (1,087 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
411,500
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitehttp://www.gxtd.gov.cn

Tiandong County(simplified Chinese: 田东县; traditional Chinese: 田東縣; pinyin: Tiándōng Xiàn, Zhuang: Denzdungh Yen) is a county of Guangxi, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Baise.

Demographics[edit]

Tiandong's population was 411,500(2010). 85.22% of the people belong to the Zhuang ethnic group,[1] and speak Youjiang Zhuang(Gangjdoj). The rest include Han, Yao, Miao,and other ethnic groups.[2]

Administration[edit]

From June 21, 2005, for administration Tiandong County is divided into 10 areas:

  • Pingma Town(平马镇) population 103,00
  • Xiangzhou Town(祥周镇) population 49,200
  • Linfeng Town(林逢镇) population 50,800
  • Silin Town(思林镇) population 62,000
  • Yincha Town(印茶镇) population 24,700
  • Suoliang Town(朔良镇) population 33,600
  • Yiyu Town(义圩镇)
  • Napo Town(那拔镇) population 16,000
  • Zuodeng Yao Township (作登瑶族乡)

Transportation[edit]

Apart from road access including the G80 Guangzhou–Kunming Expressway, the county also has rail access via Tiandong Railway Station and via Tiandong North Railway Station which is part of the Nanning–Kunming high-speed railway network. The nearest air access in via Baise Bama Airport which is in the neighbouring Tianyang County.

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