Xing'an District

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Xing'an District
兴安区
District
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Xing'an in Hegang
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Hegang in Heilongjiang
Coordinates: 47°15′11″N130°14′24″E / 47.25306°N 130.24000°E / 47.25306; 130.24000 Coordinates: 47°15′11″N130°14′24″E / 47.25306°N 130.24000°E / 47.25306; 130.24000
Country People's Republic of China
Province Heilongjiang
Prefecture-level city Hegang
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)

Xing'an District (simplified Chinese :兴安区; traditional Chinese :興安區; pinyin :Xīng'ān Qū) is an urban district of the city of Hegang, Heilongjiang province, China.

Simplified Chinese characters standardized Chinese characters developed in mainland China

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Traditional Chinese characters

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