Guantao County

Guantao County (simplified Chinese: 馆陶县; traditional Chinese: 館陶縣; pinyin: Guǎntáo Xiàn) is a county of southern Hebei province, China, bordering Shandong's Guan County and Linqing to the east across the Wei Canal (卫运河). It is under the administration of Handan City, and has a population of 320,000[when?] residing in an area of 456 km2 (176 sq mi). Jinan lies 160 kilometres (99 mi) to the east, Handan 75 km (47 mi) to the west, and Beijing 420 km (260 mi) to the north, and the county is served by G22 Qingdao–Lanzhou Expressway and China National Highways 106 and 309. The area was formerly part of Shandong Province.

Guantao County
馆陶县
Kwantao
Guantao is located in Hebei
Guantao
Guantao
Location in Hebei
Coordinates: 36°32′N 115°18′E / 36.533°N 115.300°E / 36.533; 115.300Coordinates: 36°32′N 115°18′E / 36.533°N 115.300°E / 36.533; 115.300
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityHandan
County seatGuantao Town (馆陶镇)
Area
 • Total456 km2 (176 sq mi)
Elevation
44 m (145 ft)
Population
 • Total320,000
 • Density700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
057750

Administrative divisionsEdit

There are 4 towns and 4 townships under the county's administration.[1]

Towns:

Townships:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:馆陶县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-19.