Tongcheng County

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Tongcheng County


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Location of the seat in Hubei
Coordinates: 29°14′43″N113°49′01″E / 29.2453°N 113.8170°E / 29.2453; 113.8170 Coordinates: 29°14′43″N113°49′01″E / 29.2453°N 113.8170°E / 29.2453; 113.8170
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Xianning
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)

Tongcheng (Chinese : 通城 ; pinyin :Tōngchéng) is the governmental seat and the name of a county in Xianning City, Hubei, People's Republic of China, bordering the provinces of Jiangxi (to the east) and Hunan (to the south and west).



The Red 16th Army, stationed at the Hunan-Hubei-Jiangxi Soviet annihilated an entire regiment of the Guomindang/Nationalist army here in December 1930, disrupting its planned siege of the Red base.


Nine towns: [1]

Two townships:

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  1. 通城县行政区划 (in Chinese). Tongcheng County People's Government. 1 July 2015. Retrieved 18 March 2018. 通城县辖隽水、麦市、塘湖、关刀、五里、北港、石南、沙堆、马港9镇,大坪、四庄乡。