Ergun City

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Ergun
额尔古纳市 · ᠡᠷᠬᠥᠨ᠎ᠠ ᠬᠣᠲᠠ
County-level city
Ergun is located in Inner Mongolia
Ergun
Ergun
Location in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 50°14′N 122°10′E / 50.233°N 122.167°E / 50.233; 122.167Coordinates: 50°14′N 122°10′E / 50.233°N 122.167°E / 50.233; 122.167
Country People's Republic of China
Region Inner Mongolia
Prefecture-level city Hulunbuir
Area
 • Total 28,400 km2 (11,000 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 85,162
 • Density 3.0/km2 (7.8/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 022050
Area code(s) 0470
Website http://www.eegn.gov.cn/

Ergun (Chinese: 额尔古纳市, É'ěrgǔnà Shì; Mongolian: Эргүн Ergün), formerly Ergun Right Banner (Mongolian: ᠡᠷᠬᠥᠨ᠎ᠠ ᠬᠣᠲᠠ Эргүнэ хот; Chinese: 额尔古纳右旗; pinyin: E'erguna You Qi), is a county-level city in China's autonomous region of Inner Mongolia. Administratively, Ergun is part of the prefecture-level city of Hulunbuir. It occupies 28,400 km² on the right (south-eastern) bank of the Argun River, which forms China's border with Russia's Zabaykalsky Krai (formerly, Chita Oblast).[1]

The county-level city had the population of 85162 people as of 2006.[2]

Subdivisions[edit]

The county-level city of Ergun is divided into 2 towns, 2 ethnic townships, and two subdistricts (街道办事处).[2] As of 2006, their population was reported as follows:

  • Labudalin Subdistrict (拉布大林街道办事处), 35,994 - seat of the city government.[3]
  • Shangkuli Subdistrict (上库力街道办事处), 7,032
  • Moridaga (Mo'erdaoga) Town (莫尔道嘎镇), 25,309
  • Heishantou Town (黑山头镇), 1,797
  • Sanhe Hui Ethnic Township (三河回族乡), 11,497
  • Shiwei Russian Ethnic Township (室韦俄罗斯民族乡), 3,533

Ethnic composition of the county-level city of Ergun, as of 2006, was reported as follows:[2]

  • Han, 64,591
  • Mongol, 7,294
  • Russians 2,468
  • Others (Hui etc.) 10,809

There are two international border crossings in the county-level city.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 市情概述 (City description) (Chinese)
  2. ^ a b c 额尔古纳市概况 (Description of Ergun City) (on the official site of Hulunbuir City government) (Chinese)
  3. ^ 额尔古纳市拉布大林街道办事处 (Labudalin Subdistrict) (Chinese)