Tongcheng County

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Tongcheng County
通城县
County
Tongcheng is located in Hubei
Tongcheng
Tongcheng
Location in Hubei
Coordinates: 29°15′N 113°56′E / 29.250°N 113.933°E / 29.250; 113.933Coordinates: 29°15′N 113°56′E / 29.250°N 113.933°E / 29.250; 113.933
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Xianning
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website www.zgtc.gov.cn/zw/

Tongcheng (Chinese: 通城; pinyin: Tōngchéng) is the governmental seat and the name of a county in Xianning City, Hubei, People's Republic of China, bordering Jiangxi (to the east) and Hunan (to the south and west) provinces.

History[edit]

The Red 16th Army, stationed at the Hunan-Hubei-Jiangxi Soviet annihilated an entire regiment of the Guomindang/Nationalist army here in December 1930, disrupting its planned siege of the Red base.

Administration[edit]

Nine towns:[1]

Two townships:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "通城县行政区划" (in Simplified Chinese). 通城县网络信息管理办公室. 1 July 2015. Retrieved 18 March 2018. 通城县辖隽水、麦市、塘湖、关刀、五里、北港、石南、沙堆、马港9镇,大坪、四庄乡。