Changjiang Li Autonomous County

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Changjiang

昌江县
昌江黎族自治县
Changjiang Li Autonomous County
Changjiang is located in Hainan
Changjiang
Changjiang
Location in Hainan
Coordinates: 19°21′58″N 109°2′32″E / 19.36611°N 109.04222°E / 19.36611; 109.04222Coordinates: 19°21′58″N 109°2′32″E / 19.36611°N 109.04222°E / 19.36611; 109.04222
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHainan
Area
 • Total1,617 km2 (624 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
 • Total225,131
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China standard time)

Changjiang Li Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 昌江黎族自治县; traditional Chinese: 昌江黎族自治縣; pinyin: Chāngjiāng Lízú Zìzhìxiàn; postal: Cheongkong) is an autonomous county in Hainan, China. It is one of six counties of Hainan. Its postal code is 572700, and in 1999 its population was 225,131 people, largely made up of the Li people.

The county seat is in Shilu Town. Shilu is known for a major iron ore deposit (the Shilu Iron Ore Mine, 石碌铁矿), which has been worked since the Japanese occupation of the island in the early 1940s.[1][2]

Climate[edit]

Changjiang has a tropical savanna climate (Aw)

Changjiang (labelled as Ch'ang-chiang) (1962)

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Vogel, Ezra F. (1990), One Step Ahead in China: Guandong Under Reform, Harvard University Press, p. 277, ISBN 0674639111
  2. ^ 石碌铁矿

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