Mawan is located in the hinterland of Jianghan Plain. It is located in the east of Tianmen, facing Shenhu in the south, and Huayan Lake in the north, between the two lakes. There are many rivers in the territory, and the water system is developed. . 耕地面积6万亩，物产丰富，主要盛产鱼、蟹、虾、鸭、莲藕、莲子等等。 The town covers an area of 83.41 square kilometers; it has 25 administrative villages and 1 community neighborhood committee; the total population is 41,000 ; the cultivated land area is 60,000 mu, and the product is rich, mainly producing fish, crab, shrimp, duck, lotus root, lotus seeds, etc. Wait. Mawan is a famous inland Chinese hometown in the country. The total number of overseas Chinese, Chinese and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan compatriots outside the town is 43,000, which are distributed in 49 countries and regions such as the United States, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Russia. In addition, there are 34,300 returnees, dependents and overseas Chinese, accounting for 83.7% of the town's total population, making it the largest inland Chinese hometown in the country.
The market town of Mawan was formed in the early Ming Dynasty. Because there is a turning section of Niutizhe River here. In addition, the residents of this area are mostly horses, so the name is "Mawanzi." After the market town was formed, it was named "Ma". "Bay Field", hereinafter referred to as "Mawan", was withdrawn by the provincial government in October 1987 to build a town. The township is 112 kilometers southeast of Wuhan and 21.5 kilometers west of Tianmen City. The Hesha Highway passes by.
After 1950, Mawan Township was established, Mawan People's Commune was established in 1976, and Mawan District was established in 1984. In October 1987, the Mawan District was cancelled and approved by the Provincial People's Government and changed to Mawan Town. Existing Mawan, Zouwan, Zhengwan, Bianhekou, Litan, Xixiang, Press House, Cross Embankment, Nanzha, Zhangwan, Chenhuang, Liaowan, Jianghu, Zeng Liu, Guozui, Datai, He Dike, Xiaohu, Kuangtai, Doukeng, Chendu, Chenxiang, Wangchen, Luwan, Chenma 25 administrative villages, 219 villager groups, 1 community neighborhood committee, 10,414 rural households, population of more than 40,000 people, arable land More than 58,000 acres.
Mawan is rich in products and a wide range of agricultural products, including rice, wheat, cotton, broad beans, sesame, soybeans, peanuts, various vegetables, etc. The forest and fruit industry has developed oranges, pears, sugar cane, peaches, and other fruits in pieces. Aquatic products: The rich fishes include catfish, catfish, catfish, yellow catfish, and other valuable fish. Livestock and poultry include mallards, chickens, water ducks, dry ducks and pigs.