Wangqing County

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Wangqing County

汪清县 · 왕청현
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Wangqing
Location in Jilin
Coordinates: 43°19′N129°46′E / 43.317°N 129.767°E / 43.317; 129.767 Coordinates: 43°19′N129°46′E / 43.317°N 129.767°E / 43.317; 129.767
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jilin
Prefecture Yanbian
County seat Wangqing Town (汪清镇)
Area
  Total8,994 km2 (3,473 sq mi)
Elevation
236 m (774 ft)
Population
  Total260,000
  Density29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
133200
Wangqing County
Simplified Chinese 汪清县
Traditional Chinese 汪清縣
Chinese Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl 왕청현
South Korean name
Hangul 왕칭 현

Wangqing County is a county of southeastern Jilin province, China. It is under the administration of the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture. The county's name Wangqing comes from the Manchu language meaning fortress.

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Administrative divisions

Map of Wanqing (labeled as Wang-ch'ing (Pai-ts'ao-kou) Wang Qing 
(Bai Cao Gou 
)) and surrounding region (1956) Txu-oclc-6614368-nk52-2.jpg
Map of Wanqing (labeled as Wang-ch'ing (Pai-ts'ao-kou) 汪清 (百草溝)) and surrounding region (1956)

Wangqing has eight towns and one township. [1]

Towns:

The only township is Jiguan Township (鸡冠乡 / 계관향)

Notable people from Wangqing County

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References

  1. 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:汪清县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-18.