Mengdong(Chinese: 勐董; Va:Gaeng Dum[1]) is a town of Cangyuan Va Autonomous County and the government seat of the county. Guangyun Temple was built in 1828, which is one of the major historical and cultural sites of China. Mengdong is also a land port of China which connects to Wa State of Myanmar.[2]

Mengdong
Chinese: 勐董
Va: Gaeng Dum
Mengdong Town (red) in Cangyuan County
Mengdong Town (red) in Cangyuan County
Coordinates: 23°08′51″N 99°14′57″E / 23.14750°N 99.24917°E / 23.14750; 99.24917
CountryChina
ProvinceYunnan
Prefecture-level cityLincang
CountyCangyuan Va Autonomous County
Established time1936
Area
 • Total260.07 km2 (100.41 sq mi)
Population
 • Total35,741
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Postal code
677499
Phone number883

Friendly townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 颜其香 (1981). 佤汉简明词典 (in Chinese). Yunnan National Publisher.
  2. ^ 段丽元; Ministry of Civil Affairs (2016). 中华人民共和国政区大典 云南卷. Beijing: China Social Publisher. pp. 1497–1498. ISBN 978-7-5087-5306-5.
  3. ^ 胡远航 (2012-05-01). "苗粟县泰安乡与云南沧源县勐董镇缔结友好乡镇" [Tai'an Township of Miaoli County establish friendly town with Mengdong of Cangyuan County]. www.chinanews.com. China News Service. Retrieved 2018-01-11.