Changjiang Li Autonomous County

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Changjiang County
昌江县
Autonomous County
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
Population (1999)
 • Total225,131
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]

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Changjiang has a tropical savanna climate (Aw)

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  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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