Ji County, Tianjin

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Ji County
蓟县
County
Coordinates: 40°02′11″N 117°23′49″E / 40.03639°N 117.39694°E / 40.03639; 117.39694Coordinates: 40°02′11″N 117°23′49″E / 40.03639°N 117.39694°E / 40.03639; 117.39694
Country People's Republic of China
Municipality Tianjin
Township-level divisions 1 subdistrict
25 towns
1 township
County seat Wenchang Subdistrict (文昌街道)
Area
 • Total 1,590 km2 (610 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 800,000
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 301900
Area code(s) 0022
Tianjin district map
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     Core districts
1 Heping
2 Hedong
3 Hexi
4 Nankai
5 Hebei
6 Hongqiao
     Suburbs
7 Dongli
8 Xiqing
9 Jinnan
10 Beichen
     Binhai and      Rural
13 Binhai 14 Ninghe Co.
11 Wuqing 15 Jinghai Co.
12 Baodi 16 Ji Co.
Website http://www.tjjx.gov.cn/

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.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are 1 subdistrict, 25 towns, and 1 township in the county:[2]

The only subdistrict is Wenchang Subdistrict (文昌街道), and the only township is Sungezhuang Township (孙各庄乡)

Towns:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of Ji County" (in Chinese). Official website of Ji County Government. Retrieved 2008-09-24. [dead link]
  2. ^ "2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:蓟县" (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-08-08. 

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