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Tong Pass

Tongguan or Tong Pass, was a former mountain pass and fortress located south of the confluence of the Wei and Yellow Rivers, in today's Tongguan County, Shaanxi, China. It was an important chokepoint, protecting Xi'an and the surrounding Guanzhong region from the North China Plain. Tong Pass was built in 196 AD by the warlord Cao Cao during the late Han dynasty. The fortress was the seat of Tongguan County, but was demolished in the 1950s to make way for the Sanmenxia Dam and reservoir.

Tongguan County County in Shaanxi, Peoples Republic of China

Tongguan County is a county in the east of Shaanxi province, China, administered as part of the prefecture-level city of Weinan. It is named after the Tong Pass, located south of the confluence of the Wei and Yellow Rivers. It is the southeastern corner of the Ordos Loop, the point at which the Qin Mountains turn the Yellow River sharply eastward, forcing it into the North China Plain, and borders the provinces of Shanxi to the north and Henan to the east.

Tongguan District is an urban district under the administration of the city of Tongling, Anhui Province, People's Republic of China. It has a total area of 83 square kilometres (32 sq mi), and a population of approximately 402,062. The district's postal code is 244000 and 244031. Tongguan District was established after the merge of Tongguanshan District and Shizishan District in October 2015.

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Tong Guan (1054–1126), courtesy name Daofu (道夫), was a Chinese court eunuch, military general, political adviser, and state councillor to Emperor Huizong of the Song dynasty. In the classical novel Water Margin, Tong Guan is fictionalised as a corrupt government official and an enemy of the 108 Stars of Destiny.

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Tongguan Subdistrict Subdistrict in Hunan, China

Tongguan is a subdistrict of Wangcheng district, Changsha, China. It is located on the eastern bank of Xiang river, the subdistrict is bordered by Dingziwan subdistrict to the south, Qiaoyi and Chating towns to the east and north, Jinggang town and Gaotangling subdistrict across the Xiang river to the west. Tongguan has an area of 90.3 km2 (34.9 sq mi) with a population of 50 thousand, its administrative centre is at Huacheng village. the subdistrict has 5 residential communities and 9 villages under its jurisdiction. Tongguan is located on the eastern bank of Xiangjiang River in the northern part of Wangcheng District. It has one provincial-level cultural relic protection unit, one municipal-level cultural relic protection unit, four county-level cultural relic protection unit and two county-level cultural relic site. Tongguan has been known as "Town of Ceramics" and "Ancient Tongguan Town".

Dingziwan is a subdistrict of the Wangcheng district, Changsha in China, located on the eastern bank of the Xiang River. The subdistrict is bordered by the Tongguan Subdistrict to the north; the town of Qiaoyi to the east; the Qingzhuhu subdistrict of the Kaifu district to the south; and the Gaotangling, Baishazhou, and Dazehu subdistricts across the Xiang River to the west.

Qiaoyi is a town of Wangcheng district, Changsha, China. the town is bordered by Chuanshanping town of Miluo and Chating to the north, Beishan town of Changsha county to the east, Shaping and Qingzhuhu subdistricts of Kaifu district to the south, Tongguan Subdistrict to the west. It covers 103.0 km2 (39.8 sq mi) with 38.4 thousand of population. the town contains 9 villages and residential communities, its administrative center is at Qiaotouyi.

Guoliang Village Village in Hunan, Peoples Republic of China

Guoliang is a village of Tongguan Subdistrict in Wangcheng District, Changsha City, Hunan Province, China. The village has an area of 9.1 km2 (3.5 sq mi) with rough population of 3,899 in 2016 and it was divided into 37 villagers' groups. The village is named after the worker's movement leader Guo Liang.

Shizhu River is a right-bank tributary of Xiang River in Wangcheng District of Changsha, Hunan Province, China. The river has three sources merging into the trunk stream at Daigongqiao. The right branch is its main stream which rises in the Jiufeng Mountain, the headwaters are a group of reservoirs including Chating Reservoir, Sichong Reservoir and Nanchong Reservoir located in Chating Town. The main river runs through Chating and Qiaoyi 2 towns and Tongguan Subdistrict before linking up with the Xiang River. It has a length of 25 kilometres (16 mi) with a drainage basin area of rough 60 square kilometres (23 sq mi). Its drainage basin covers Shizhu, Caitaoyuan, Heqiao, Gguoliang villages of Tongguan Subdistrict, Baishi of Qiaoyi Town, Xihusi, Shiziling, Daigongqiao, Wangqun, Meihualing, Tanjiayuan and Jiufengshan villages of Chating Town.