Bin County, Heilongjiang

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Bin County

宾县
Location of Bin in Harbin
Location of Bin in Harbin
Binxian is located in Heilongjiang
Binxian
Binxian
Location of the seat in Heilongjiang
Coordinates: 45°45′25″N 127°29′06″E / 45.757°N 127.485°E / 45.757; 127.485Coordinates: 45°45′25″N 127°29′06″E / 45.757°N 127.485°E / 45.757; 127.485[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHeilongjiang
Sub-provincial cityHarbin
Divisions12 towns
5 townships
SeatBinzhou (宾州镇)
Area
 • Total3,844.7 km2 (1,484.4 sq mi)
Elevation
163 m (535 ft)
Population
 (2010)[3]
 • Total551,271
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
1504XX
Area code(s)0451

Bin County, or Binxian (simplified Chinese: 宾县; traditional Chinese: 賓縣; pinyin: Bīn Xiàn), is a county of Heilongjiang Province, Northeast China, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang. Its seat is about 60 kilometres (37 mi) east of central Harbin. It borders Bayan County and Mulan County to the north, Fangzheng County to the east, Yanshou County to the southeast, Shangzhi to the south, Acheng District to the southwest, Daowai District to the west, and Hulan District to the northwest.

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are 12 towns and five townships in the county:[4]

Towns (镇)[edit]

Townships (乡)[edit]

Demographics[edit]

The population of the district was 596,640 in 1999.[5]

Transport[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Binxian" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Harbin Statistical Yearbook 2011 (《哈尔滨统计年鉴2011》). Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ 2010 Census Harbin primary statistics report (《哈尔滨市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报》). Accessed 8 July 2014.
  4. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:宾县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-01-28.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS