Wanquan County

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Wanquan County
万全县
County
Location in Zhangjiakou City
Location in Zhangjiakou City
Coordinates: 40°46′N 114°44′E / 40.767°N 114.733°E / 40.767; 114.733Coordinates: 40°46′N 114°44′E / 40.767°N 114.733°E / 40.767; 114.733
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hebei
Prefecture-level city Zhangjiakou
County seat Kongjiazhuang Town (孔家庄镇)
Area
 • Total 1,158 km2 (447 sq mi)
Elevation 751 m (2,464 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 220,000
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 066250
Area code(s) 0313

Wanquan County (simplified Chinese: 万全县; traditional Chinese: 萬全縣; pinyin: Wànquán Xiàn) is a county of Zhangjiakou City in northwestern Hebei province, China, located just to the southwest of Zhangjiakou's urban core. It was the site of the Battle of the Badger's Mouth Pass, one of the major campaigns in the Mongol–Jin War

Administrative divisions[edit]

The county administers 4 towns and 7 townships:[1]

Towns:

Townships:

Geography[edit]

Wanquan is located in the northwest of Hebei province. Its western and northern borders are defined by the Great Wall, across which it borders Shangyi and Zhangbei counties. The southern border is defined by the Yang River (洋河), across which it borders Huai'an County. The county stretches 35 kilometres (22 mi) north to south and spans 37 km (23 mi) east to west. Wanquan has a rather dry, monsoon-influenced humid continental climate, with an annual mean temperature of 6.9 °C (44.4 °F) and precipitation amounting to 464 mm (18.3 in).

Transport[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:新河县" (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-21. 

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