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It has a population of 150,000 and an area of 249 square kilometres (96 sq mi).
Tunxi District has jurisdiction over four subdistricts and five towns.
Tunxi (or Tunki) is the seat of the Latin Catholic Apostolic prefecture (a pre-diocesan jurisdiction, not entitled to a Titular Bishop) of Tunxi / Tunkien(sis) (Latin adjective), which depends on the missionary Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. It was established on 1937.02.22 on territory split off from the then Apostolic Vicariate of Wuhu 蕪湖 (now a Diocese). No statistics available.
It has been vacant indefinitely without Apostolic administrator (possibly dormant) since the death of its only incumbent :
- Father José Fogued y Gil (扶植義), Claretians (C.M.F.) (born in Spain) (1937.04.24 – death 1954.01.24).
|Adjacent places of Tunxi District|
||Guichi District||Xuanzhou District|
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