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Lingwu, Ningxia PPL missing  XML
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EmpireJones



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It looks like there's an ADM3 for Lingwu City (1803447), but no PPL. I think locals refer to the area as Lingwu, so that might make sense to have a PPL.

Per wikipedia: "Lingwu is a county-level city of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Southwest China, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Yinchuan. It is the most important industrial city of Ningxia."

The PPL for Lingwu was changed to become the PPLA3 of Dongta (1803449) in 2013. I think Dongta is referring to Dongtazhen, which is located within the Lingwu area. The Dongta PPLA3 references Lingwu as an alternate name and links to the Lingwu wikipedia page.
marc



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We have a feature Dongta which has Lingwu as alternatenames:
https://www.geonames.org/1803449/dongta.html

Is Dongta a former name or is this a different feature (a neighourhood or similar)?

Marc

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EmpireJones



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Dongtazhen (Dongta) is a small town within the city of Lingwu.

Lingwu used to be a small city, but the area expanded to include additional small villages/towns around it, such as Ningdongzhen and Ciyaopuzhen.

You can take a look at how google shows it here: https://goo.gl/maps/Z9LLnRAqVsjqPEFj8
 
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