Wanquan
万全区
Wanchuan; Wanchüan
Wanquan in Zhangjiakou
Wanquan in Zhangjiakou
Zhangjiakou in Hebei
Zhangjiakou in Hebei
Coordinates: 40°46′01″N 114°44′28″E / 40.767°N 114.741°E / 40.767; 114.741Coordinates: 40°46′01″N 114°44′28″E / 40.767°N 114.741°E / 40.767; 114.741
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityZhangjiakou
District seatKongjiazhuang Town (孔家庄镇)
Area
 • Total1,158 km2 (447 sq mi)
Elevation
751 m (2,464 ft)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total220,000
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
066250
Area code(s)0313

Wanquan (simplified Chinese: 万全区; traditional Chinese: 萬全區; pinyin: Wànquán Qū) is a district of the city of Zhangjiakou, in the northwest of Hebei province, China, located just to the southwest of Zhangjiakou's urban core. It was the site of the Battle of the Badger's Mouth Pass, one of the major campaigns in the Mongol–Jin War

Administrative divisions

The district administers 4 towns and 7 townships:[1]

Towns:

Townships:

Geography

Wanquan is located in the northwest of Hebei province. Its western and northern borders are defined by the Great Wall, across which it borders Shangyi and Zhangbei counties. The southern border is defined by the Yang River (洋河), across which it borders Huai'an County. The district stretches 35 kilometres (22 mi) north to south and spans 37 km (23 mi) east to west. Wanquan has a rather dry, monsoon-influenced humid continental climate, with an annual mean temperature of 6.9 °C (44.4 °F) and precipitation amounting to 464 mm (18.3 in).

Transport

References

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:新河县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-21.