Yongji County, Jilin
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Prefecture-level city||Jilin City|
|• Total||2,625 km2 (1,014 sq mi)|
|Elevation||363 m (1,191 ft)|
|• Density||150/km2 (390/sq mi)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
Yongji (Chinese: 永吉; pinyin: Yǒngjí; literally: "always auspicious") is a county of central Jilin province, China, located just 18 km (11 mi) outside of Jilin City. It is under the administration of Jilin City, with a population of 400,000[when?] residing in an area of 2,625 km2 (1,014 sq mi), and the county's seat is located in the town of Kouqian
More than 30,000 people in the town of Kouqian were trapped by floodwaters in July 2010 when all communication routes to the area were snapped. 200 rescue workers were dispatched to rescue the inhabitants.
- "Floodwater Traps 30,000 In Northeastern China City". RTT News. July 29, 2010. Retrieved August 14, 2010.
- "2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码：永吉县" (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-16.
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