Da Hinggan Ling Prefecture

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Da Hinggan Ling Prefecture
大兴安岭地区
Prefecture
Mohe County, Da Hinggan Ling
Mohe County, Da Hinggan Ling
Da Hinggan Ling (red) in Heilongjiang (orange)
Da Hinggan Ling (red) in Heilongjiang (orange)
Coordinates: 52°30′N 123°54′E / 52.500°N 123.900°E / 52.500; 123.900Coordinates: 52°30′N 123°54′E / 52.500°N 123.900°E / 52.500; 123.900
Country People's Republic of China
Province Heilongjiang
County-level divisions 4 districts
3 counties
Township-level divisions 6 subdistricts
24 towns
11 townships
2 ethnic townships
Village-level divisions 41 residential communities
80 villages
Area
 • Total 46,755 km2 (18,052 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 520,000
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 165000
Area code(s) 0457
Da Hinggan Ling Prefecture
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 大兴安岭地区
Traditional Chinese 大興安嶺地區
Manchu name
Manchu script ᠠᠮᠪᠠ ᡥᡳᠨ᠋ᡤᡤᠠᠨ ᠵᡠᡨ᠊ᡠᠨ ᡳ ᠪᠠ
Russian name
Russian Да-Хинган-Лин Округа

Da Hinggan Ling Prefecture (Chinese: 大兴安岭地区; pinyin: Dàxīng'ānlǐng Dìqū) also known as Daxing'anling Prefecture is the northernmost Chinese prefecture-level division, located in Heilongjiang Province. Its area is 46,755 square kilometres (18,052 sq mi) and has a population of 520,000, as of 2004. It is named after the Greater Khingan Range (Da Hinggan Ling; ᠠᠮᠪᠠ᠋ ᡥᡳᠨ᠋ᡤᡤᠠᠨ ᠵᡠᡨ᠊ᡠᠨ; Amba Hinggan Jutun) Mountains. In 2007 it had a GDP of RMB 6.1 billion and a growth rate of 11.1%.

Administrative divisions[edit]

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# Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Population (2010 Census) Area (km²) Density (/km²)
City proper
7 Jiagedaqi District* 加格达奇区 Jiāgédáqí Qū 154,363 1,400 110.25
Rural districts
4 Huzhong District 呼中区 Hūzhōng Qū 45,039 9,400 4.79
5 Xinlin District 新林区 Xīnlín Qū 50,859 8,700 5.84
6 Songling District* 松岭区 Sōnglǐng Qū 33,555 16,800 1.99
Rural counties
1 Mohe County 漠河县 Mòhé Xiàn 83,414 18,367 4.54
2 Tahe County 塔河县 Tǎhé Xiàn 92,473 14,103 6.55
3 Huma County 呼玛县 Hūmǎ Xiàn 51,861 14,300 3.62
*Jiagedaqi District and Songling District is subordinate to Da Hinggan Ling Prefecture but formally part of Oroqin Autonomous Banner in Inner Mongolia.

Da Hinggan Ling Prefecture administrates 3 counties, 4 districts. These counties and districts contain 6 urban subdistricts, 24 towns, 11 townships, 2 ethnic townships, 41 residential communities, and 80 villages.

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