Longchuan County, Yunnan

Longchuan County

Country People's Republic of China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture Dehong
 • Total 1,931 km2 (746 sq mi)
 • Total 170,000
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
Area code(s) 0692

Longchuan County (simplified Chinese: 陇川县; traditional Chinese: 隴川縣; pinyin: Lǒngchuān Xiàn; Thai: เมืองวัน) is a county located in Dehong Prefecture, Yunnan province, southwestern China.

Administration [ edit ]

The county seat is in Zhangfeng Town (章凤镇).

Three other townships have been upgraded to town (镇, zhen) status:

Culture [ edit ]

Many citizens of Dehong Prefecture belong to the Jingpo-nation ethnic group, an official minority in the People's Republic of China. They are one and the same as the people of Kachin State, the adjacent part of Myanmar, and ethno-linguistic ties are strong.

Climate [ edit ]

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Coordinates: 24°15′00″N97°50′00″E / 24.25°N 97.8333°E / 24.25; 97.8333

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