Changbai Korean Autonomous County

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Changbai County

长白县 · 장백현
长白朝鲜族自治县 · 장백 조선족 자치현
Changbai Korean Autonomous County
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Location within Baishan City
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Changbai
Location of the seat in Jilin
Coordinates: 41°25′N128°12′E / 41.417°N 128.200°E / 41.417; 128.200 Coordinates: 41°25′N128°12′E / 41.417°N 128.200°E / 41.417; 128.200
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jilin
Prefecture-level city Baishan
County seat Changbai  [ zh ] (长白镇)
Area
  Total2,497.6 km2 (964.3 sq mi)
Elevation
730 m (2,400 ft)
Population
  Total85,000
  Density34/km2 (88/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
134400
Changbai Korean Autonomous County
Simplified Chinese 长白朝鲜族自治县
Traditional Chinese 長白朝鮮族自治縣
Hanyu Pinyin Chángbái Cháoxiǎnzú Zìzhìxiàn
Chinese Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl 장백 조선족 자치현
South Korean name
Hangul 창바이 조선족 자치현
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Changbai Korean Autonomous County

Changbai Korean Autonomous County, or simply Changbai County, is a county in southern Jilin province, China, facing Hyesan, North Korea. It is under the administration of the city of Baishan, 160 kilometres (99 mi) to the west-northwest, with a population of 85,000, 14,000 of which are ethnic Koreans, and an area of 2,497.6 km2 (964.3 sq mi). Apart from Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture nearby, it is the only Korean autonomous area of the People's Republic of China.

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Administrative divisions

There are seven towns and one township. [1]

Towns:

The only township in the county is Longgang Township (龙岗乡 / 룡강향).

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References

  1. 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:长白朝鲜族自治县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-17.[ permanent dead link ]