Mulan County

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Mulan County

木兰县
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Location of Mulan in Harbin
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Harbin in Heilongjiang
Coordinates: 45°57′04″N128°02′24″E / 45.951°N 128.040°E / 45.951; 128.040 Coordinates: 45°57′04″N128°02′24″E / 45.951°N 128.040°E / 45.951; 128.040 [1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Heilongjiang
Sub-provincial city Harbin
Area
[2]
  Total3,600.0 km2 (1,390.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2010) [3]
  Total277,685
  Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
1519XX

Mulan County (simplified Chinese :木兰县; traditional Chinese :木蘭縣; pinyin :Mùlán Xiàn) is under the administration of Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province, People's Republic of China. It borders Tonghe County to the east, Fangzheng County to the southeast, Bin County to the south, and Bayan County to the west, as well as the prefecture-level city of Suihua to the north. The county is not related to the legendary Chinese superheroine Hua Mulan.

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Demographics

The population of the district was 256,302 in 1999. [4]

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References

  1. Google (2014-07-02). "Mulan" (Map). Google Maps . Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. Harbin Statistical Yearbook 2011 (《哈尔滨统计年鉴2011》). Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. 2010 Census Harbin primary statistics report (《哈尔滨市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报》). Accessed 8 July 2014.
  4. ‹See Tfd› (in English) National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS