(), formerly Fangcheng Various Nationalities Autonomous County
(1978.12.25~1993.05.23), is a prefecture-level city
's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
Geography and climate
Fangchenggang a coastal city is in southern Guangxi, bordering Vietnam
. Its area is 6,181 km², 120 km² of that urban. One county, Shangsi, has more than 200,000 square kilometres of forest.
Fangchenggang has 2 urban districts, 1 county, 1 county-level city, 19 townships, 13 towns, 283 villages, and 19 sub-districts.
Fangchenggang has a total population of 717,966. Ethnic groups and their corresponding numbers are Han
390,286 or 54.36%, Zhuang
287,207 or 40% Yao
26,749 or 3.73%, Jing
12,288 or 1.71% and all other minorities combined 1,436 or 0.2%. Population density is 116 people per km² and population growth is 7.75% annually.
Fanchenggang, the last part of which "gang" means port is as its name implies an important port for Guangxi, and other than Beihai
the only major Chinese port on the Tonkin Gulf. Besides port related industries there is substantial tourism, commercial fishing, hydropower
, food and beverage production, and agriculture. Agricultural products include rice, corn, peanuts, oranges, and sugarcane. Hydropower produces more than 78,000 kilowatts per year. Other... Read More