Longmen County

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Longmen County
Location in Huizhou City
Location in Huizhou City
Longmen is located in Guangdong
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 23°44′N 114°15′E / 23.733°N 114.250°E / 23.733; 114.250Coordinates: 23°44′N 114°15′E / 23.733°N 114.250°E / 23.733; 114.250
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Huizhou
County seat Longcheng Subdistrict (龙城街道)
 • Total 2,058 km2 (795 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 320,596
 • Density 160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 516800
Area code(s) 0752
Website longmen.gov.cn
Longmen County
Chinese 龙门县
Traditional Chinese 龍門縣
Cantonese Jyutping lung4 mun4 jyun6
Hanyu Pinyin Lóngmén Xiàn
Postal Lungmoon
Literal meaning dragon gate county

Longmen County (Chinese: 龙门县; pinyin: Lóngmén Xiàn) is a county of east-central Guangdong province, China. It is under the administration of Huizhou City, and as of 2004, had a population of 320,596 residing in an area of 2,058 square kilometres (795 sq mi). It borders Dongyuan County to the east, Boluo County to the south, Zengcheng and Conghua to the west, and Xinfeng County to the north.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Longmen administers 1 subdistrict, 8 towns, and 1 township: Subdistrict: Longcheng Subdistrict (龙城街道)

Cultural of Longmont County: There are several languages spoken within Longmen county, these languages belonged to Han languages: Cantonese, Hakka, Minnan, and ethnic minorities languages such as Yao language and She language are also spoken within the region.


Township: Lantian Yao Ethnic Township (蓝天瑶族乡)

Notable people[edit]


China National Highways 105 and 205 pass through the county.