Ji County, Tianjin
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Township-level divisions||1 subdistrict
|County seat||Wenchang Subdistrict (文昌街道)|
|• Total||1,590 km2 (610 sq mi)|
|• Density||500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
|Tianjin district map|
Ji County or Jixian (simplified Chinese: 蓟县; traditional Chinese: 薊縣; pinyin: Jì Xiàn) is a county in the far north of the municipality of Tianjin, People's Republic of China, holding cultural and historical significance (e.g., the Buddhist Temple of Solitary Joy). The administration of the county was transferred from Hebei province to Tianjin in 1973. Historically, it was also known as Yuyang (渔阳; 漁陽; Yúyáng) during the Tang Dynasty.
Ji County is the only mountainous area in the Tianjin municipality, home to the renowned Mount Pan. Known as "Tianjin's backyard", the spectacular natural scenery and numerous historical monuments, including a small section of the Great Wall known as Huangyaguan, in the county means that it is a major tourist attraction. It is also well known for its abundance of unique, local fruits and nuts.
Ji County is approximately 115 km (71 mi) away from the city proper of Tianjin. It has an area of 1,590 square kilometres (610 sq mi) and a population of 800,000.