Yongji County, Jilin

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Yongji County
Yongji is located in Jilin
Location in Jilin
Coordinates: 43°40′N 126°30′E / 43.667°N 126.500°E / 43.667; 126.500Coordinates: 43°40′N 126°30′E / 43.667°N 126.500°E / 43.667; 126.500
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jilin
Prefecture-level city Jilin City
Seat Kouqian (口前镇)
 • Total 2,625 km2 (1,014 sq mi)
Elevation 363 m (1,191 ft)
 • Total 400,000
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 132200

Yongji (Chinese: 永吉; pinyin: Yǒngjí; literally: "always auspicious") is a county of central Jilin province, China, located just 18 km (11 mi) outside of Jilin City. It is under the administration of Jilin City, with a population of 400,000[when?] residing in an area of 2,625 km2 (1,014 sq mi), and the county's seat is located in the town of Kouqian

2010 floods[edit]

Main article: 2010 China floods

More than 30,000 people in the town of Kouqian were trapped by floodwaters in July 2010 when all communication routes to the area were snapped. 200 rescue workers were dispatched to rescue the inhabitants.[1]

Administrative Divisions[edit]

As of 2011, the county administers 7 towns and 2 townships.[2]




  1. ^ "Floodwater Traps 30,000 In Northeastern China City". RTT News. July 29, 2010. Retrieved August 14, 2010. 
  2. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:永吉县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-16. 

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