Monday, March 12, 2007

China (CN) Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Fangchenggang Region

Fangchenggang Region (防城港市 Fángchénggǎng-shì)

Summary

Fangchenggang is a major town with a population of 35 000. The major town of Fangcheng (55 000) is in the Fangchenggang metropolitan area. The major town of Dongxing (35 000) is a county seat in the region.

Detailed Analysis

Fangchenggang Region contains the Fangchenggang metropolitan area, Dongxing Metropolitan County, and Shangsi County. Its area is 6 173 km² and its population is 735 952.

The Fangchenggang metropolitan area has an area of 2 815 km² and a population of 422 514.

Fangcheng District (防城区 Fángchéng-qū) 2 445 km²

6 urban townships, 9 rural townships (316 111): 防城镇 55549 大菉镇 36277 华石镇 13203 那梭镇 22712 那良镇 25798 峒中镇 11350 附城乡 38416 茅岭乡 16336 那勤乡 14506 扶隆乡 12957 滩营乡 22501 平旺乡 5955 板八乡 11025 那垌乡 14408 江山乡 15118

Fangcheng has an area of 6.4 km² and an estimated population of 55 000.

Gangkou District (港口区 Gǎngkǒu-) 370 km²

2 street committees of Fangchenggang, 3 urban townships (106 403): 渔洲坪街道 16966 白沙万街道 32425 企沙镇 26991 光坡镇 17171 公车镇 12850

Fangchenggang (49 391) has an area of 4.9 km² and an estimated population of 35 000.

Dongxing Metropolitan County (东兴市 Dōngxīng-shì) 549 km²

3 urban townships (108 131): 东兴镇 55679 江平镇 38602 马路镇 13850

Dongxing has an area of 3.7 km² and an estimated population of 35 000. It is adjacent to the Vietnamese urban area of Móng Cái in Quảng Ninh province, which has an area of 3.2 km² and an estimated population of 28 000. The combined population is then about 65 000.

Shangsi County (上思县 Shàngsī-xiàn) 2 809 km²

2 urban townships, 8 rural townships, 1 ethnic rural township (Yao), 1 special urban township (205 307): 思阳镇 31257 在妙镇 15033 思阳乡 33452 叫安乡 35956 华兰乡 10245 南屏瑶族乡 11216 平福乡 18334 七门乡 13162 那琴乡 16744 东屏乡 5412 公正乡 7989 昌菱实业公司虚拟镇 6507

Shangsi is in Siyang urban township (思阳 yáng) and has an area of 1.9 km² and an estimated population of 13 000.

1 comment:

Ben said...

Fangchenggang is short for "Fangcheng Gangkou", means "Fangcheng Port", which once was a port of Fangcheng Town. That's why Fangchenggang Metropolitan is consists of "Gangkou District" (Port District) and "Fangcheng District"(The Fangcheng Town)