Longling County

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Longling County

龙陵县
Longling County government
Longling County government
Location of Longling County (pink) and Baoshan City (yellow) within Yunnan
Location of Longling County (pink) and Baoshan City (yellow) within Yunnan
Longling is located in Yunnan
Longling
Longling
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 24°38′18″N 98°50′23″E / 24.63833°N 98.83972°E / 24.63833; 98.83972Coordinates: 24°38′18″N 98°50′23″E / 24.63833°N 98.83972°E / 24.63833; 98.83972
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
PrefectureBaoshan City
Area
 • Total2,884 km2 (1,114 sq mi)
Population
 • Total270,000
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Postal code
678300
Area code(s)0875
Websitewww.longling.gov.cn

Longling County (simplified Chinese: 龙陵县; traditional Chinese: 龍陵縣; pinyin: Lónglíng Xiàn) is a county in Baoshan City, in the west of Yunnan Province, China, bordering Burma's Shan State to the south.

Its capital is the large community Longshan (龙山镇).

The site of the Songshan Battlefield (松山战役旧址; 松山戰役舊址; Sōngshān zhànyì jiùzhǐ) (1944 during the Second Sino-Japanese War) has since 2006 been on the list of monuments of the People's Republic of China.

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