Dagang District

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Dagang
大港区
District of the People's Republic of China
1979–2009
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Location of Dagang in Tianjin
History 
 Established
1979
 Disestablished
2009
Preceded by
Succeeded by
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Today part ofPart of the Binhai New Area, Tianjin

The area that was formerly known as Dagang District (simplified Chinese :大港区; traditional Chinese :大港區; pinyin :Dàgǎng Qū; literally as "The Big Port") lies at the southeast of Tianjin municipality area. It had a population of 440,000 and occupied 1,113.83 km2 (430.05 sq mi) in size, with a coast line stretching approximately 25 km (16 mi) on the eastern side. [1]

Established in 1979, Dagang has developed a foundation of petroleum chemistry and hosts Dagang Oilfield within its border. In November 2009 Binhai New Area was consolidated into a district, and the former subordinate districts of Tanggu, Hangu and Dagang were abolished.

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References

  1. "Dagang District" . Retrieved 31 August 2013.

Coordinates: 38°43′39″N117°26′10″E / 38.7276°N 117.436°E / 38.7276; 117.436