Longchuan County, Yunnan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Longchuan County
Country China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture Dehong
Area
 • Total 1,931 km2 (746 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 170,000
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Postal code 678700
Area code(s) 0692
Website http://www.dhlc.gov.cn/

Longchuan County (陇川县; pinyin: Lǒngchuān Xiàn) is a county located in Dehong Prefecture, Yunnan province, southwestern China.

Administration[edit]

The county seat is in Zhangfeng Town (章凤镇).

Three other townships have been upgraded to town (镇, zhen) status:

Culture[edit]

Many citizens of Dehong Prefecture belong to the Jingpo-nation ethnic group, an official minority in the People's Republic of China. They are one and the same as the people of Kachin State, the adjacent part of Myanmar, and ethno-linguistic ties are strong.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 24°15′00″N 97°50′00″E / 24.25°N 97.8333°E / 24.25; 97.8333