Changbai Korean Autonomous County

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Changbai County
长白县 · 장백현
County
长白朝鲜族自治县 · 장백 조선족 자치현
Location in Baishan City
Location in Baishan City
Changbai is located in Jilin
Changbai
Changbai
Location in Jilin
Coordinates: 41°25′N 128°12′E / 41.417°N 128.200°E / 41.417; 128.200Coordinates: 41°25′N 128°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 Town (长白镇)
Area
 • Total 2,497.6 km2 (964.3 sq mi)
Elevation 730 m (2,400 ft)
Population
 • Total 85,000
 • Density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
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
Chinese Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl 장백 조선족 자치현
South Korean name
Hangul 창바이 조선족 자치현

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 Baishan City, 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.

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are 7 towns and 1 township.[1]

Towns:

The only township is Longgang Township (龙岗乡 / 금화향)

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References[edit]

  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. 

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