田阳区 · Denzyangz Gih · Gih Denzyangz
Location of the seat in Guangxi
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Township-level divisions||7 towns|
|County seat||Tianzhou (田州镇)|
|• Total||2,395 km2 (925 sq mi)|
|Elevation||115 m (377 ft)|
|• Density||140/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
Tianyang District (Chinese: 田阳区; pinyin: Tiányáng Qū, Standard Zhuang: Denzyangz Gih; Youjiang Zhuang: Gih Denzyangz) is a district in western Guangxi, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Baise.
Tianyang County was formed in 1935 by combining Fengyi County (奉议县) and Enyang County (恩阳县) with the county seat in Napo (那坡镇) and in 1954 the county seat was moved to Tianzhou (田州镇). In 1935 the population was 135,071.
In August 2019, the county was converted into a district.
From June 21, 2005, there are 7 towns and 3 townships in the county:
Tianyang's population was 338,300 in 2010. 90.2% of the people belong to the Zhuang ethnic group, and speak Youjiang Zhuang (Gangjdoj). The rest include Han, Yao, Miao, and other ethnic groups.
In Tianyang, there are many traditional types of singing, not just folk songs, but also Cantonese opera, Colourful Opera (彩调), Zhuang opera, and "Tang Emperor" (唐皇) style.
Apart from road access including the G80 Guangzhou–Kunming Expressway, the district also has rail access via Tianyang Railway Station which is part of the Nanning–Kunming high-speed railway network and air access via Baise Bama Airport.