Tongdao Dong Autonomous County

Tongdao County


Tongdao is located in Hunan
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 26°09′25″N109°47′02″E / 26.157°N 109.784°E / 26.157; 109.784Coordinates: 26°09′25″N109°47′02″E / 26.157°N 109.784°E / 26.157; 109.784[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Huaihua
 • Total 2,225.36 km2 (859.22 sq mi)
 • Total 206,650
 • Density 93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code

Tongdao (the full name: "Tongdao Dong Autonomous County", simplified Chinese: 通道侗族自治县; traditional Chinese: 通道侗族自治縣; pinyin: Tōngdào Dòngzú Zìzhìxiàn; usually referred to as "Tongdao County", simplified Chinese: 通道县; traditional Chinese: 通道縣; pinyin: Tōngdào Xiàn) is an autonomous county of Dong people in Hunan Province, China, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Huaihua. Tongdao is also the 5th least-populous county of the province (after Shaoshan, Guzhang, Shuangpai and Yanling).

Located on the south western corner of Hunan province, Tongdao borders Guizhou to the west and Guangxi to the south. The county lies in the southernmost part of Huaihua, it is the least populous and least densely populated county-level division of Huaihua.[3] Tongdao borders to the northwest by Jingzhou County, to the northeast by Suining and Chengbu Counties, to the southeast and the south by Longsheng and Sanjiang Counties of Guangxi, to the west by Liping County of Guizhou. The county covers 2,239 km2 (864 sq mi), as of 2015, it has a census registered population of 242,100 and a permanent resident population of 212,300.[4] The county has 8 towns and 3 townships under its jurisdiction, the county seat is Shuangjiang Town (双江镇).[5]

There are two Miao subgroups in Tongdao County, namely Hua Miao (花苗 mjiu55 ken35) and Cao Miao (草苗 mjiu55). Despite being officially classified by the Chinese government as ethnic Miao, Cao Miao is actually a Kam-Sui language.[6][full citation needed]

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References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Tongdao" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Huaihua City Land Use Plan (2006–20)/《怀化市土地利用总体规划(2006-2020年)》.(in Chinese) Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b "怀化市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报" (in Chinese). Huaihua Statistical Bureau/怀化市统计局. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  4. ^ 2015年通道县国民经济和社会发展统计公报 [Statistical Communiqué of Tongdao County on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development]. Huaihua People's Government. or
  5. ^ 《湖南省民政厅关于同意通道县乡镇区划调整方案的批复》(湘民行发〔2015〕78号) [result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Tongdao County on 25 November 2015]. Hunan. 2015-12-04., also see 《湖南省乡镇区划调整改革109个县市区批复方案》. Hunan. 2015-12-08. or
  6. ^ 通道侗族自治县民族志 [Tongdao Dong Autonomous County Ethnic Gazetteer] (2004).
  7. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 20 October 2018.

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