Tongbai in Nanyang
Nanyang in Henan (note the map includes the sub-prefectural city of Dengzhou)
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||1,941 km2 (749 sq mi)|
|• Density||220/km2 (560/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
Tongbai County (Chinese :桐柏县; pinyin :Tóngbǎi Xiàn) is a county in the south of Henan province, China, bordering Hubei province to the south. The easternmost county-level division of the prefecture-level city of Nanyang, it has an area of 1,941 square kilometres (749 sq mi) and a population of 420,000.
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Huilong Township is a township of Tongbai County in southern Henan province, China, located near the trisection of the prefecture-level cities of Nanyang, Zhumadian, and Xinyang. It is situated 119 kilometres (74 mi) southeast of Nanyang, 48 km (30 mi) southwest of Zhumadian and 62 km (39 mi) northwest of Xinyang. As of 2011, it has 10 villages under its administration.
The Tongbai Pumped Storage Power Station is a pumped-storage hydroelectric power station located 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of Tiantai city in Tiantai County of Zhejiang Province, China. Construction on the power station began in May 2000 and the first unit was commissioned in December 2005. The remaining three were operational by December 2006. The entire project cost US$904.10 million, of which US$320 million was provided by the World Bank. The power station operates by shifting water between an upper and lower reservoir to generate electricity. The lower reservoir was formed with the creation of the Tongbai Lower Dam on the Baizhang River. The Tongbai Upper Reservoir, which already existed before construction began, is in an adjacent valley above the east side of the lower reservoir on Tongbai Creek. During periods of low energy demand, such as at night, water is pumped from Tongbai Lower Reservoir up to the upper reservoir. When energy demand is high, the water is released back down to the lower reservoir but the pump turbines that pumped the water up now reverse mode and serve as generators to produce electricity. The process is repeated as necessary and the plant serves as a peaking power plant. The power station is operated by Shenergy Company.
Chengjiao may refer to:
The 172nd Division was created in February 1949 under the Regulation of the Redesignations of All Organizations and Units of the Army, issued by Central Military Commission on November 1, 1948, basing on the 28th Brigade of Tongbai Military District. Its history could be traced to Independent Brigade of Jinan Military District formed in December 1945.
The 173rd Division was created in February 1949 under the Regulation of the Redesignations of All Organizations and Units of the Army, issued by Central Military Commission on November 1, 1948, basing on the 3rd Sub-district of Tongbai Military District. Its history could be traced to 5th Independent Brigade of Jinan Military District formed in August 1947.
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