Changbai Korean Autonomous County

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Changbai County
长白县 · 장백현
Autonomous county
长白朝鲜族自治县 · 장백 조선족 자치현
Changbai Korean Autonomous County
Location within Baishan City
Location within Baishan City
Changbai is located in Jilin
Changbai
Changbai
Location of the seat in Jilin
Coordinates: 41°25′N 128°12′E / 41.417°N 128.200°E / 41.417; 128.200Coordinates: 41°25′N 128°12′E / 41.417°N 128.200°E / 41.417; 128.200
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJilin
Prefecture-level cityBaishan
County seatChangbai [zh] (长白镇)
Area
 • Total2,497.6 km2 (964.3 sq mi)
Elevation730 m (2,400 ft)
Population
 • Total85,000
 • Density34/km2 (88/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code134400
Changbai Korean Autonomous County
Simplified Chinese长白朝鲜族自治县
Traditional Chinese長白朝鮮族自治縣
Hanyu PinyinChángbái Cháoxiǎnzú Zìzhìxiàn
Chinese Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl장백 조선족 자치현
South Korean name
Hangul창바이 조선족 자치현
Changbai Korean Autonomous County

Changbai Korean Autonomous County, or simply Changbai County, is a county in southern Jilin province, China, facing Hyesan, North Korea. It is under the administration of the city of Baishan, 160 kilometres (99 mi) to the west-northwest, with a population of 85,000, 14,000 of which are ethnic Koreans, and an area of 2,497.6 km2 (964.3 sq mi). Apart from Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture nearby, it is the only Korean autonomous area of the People's Republic of China.

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are 7 towns and 1 township.[1]

Towns:

The only township in the county is Longgang Township (龙岗乡 / 룡강향).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:长白朝鲜族自治县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-17.[permanent dead link]