Longjiang County

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Longjiang County

龙江县
Longjiang is located in Heilongjiang
Longjiang
Longjiang
Location of the seat in Heilongjiang
Coordinates: 47°19′49″N 123°11′01″E / 47.33028°N 123.18361°E / 47.33028; 123.18361Coordinates: 47°19′49″N 123°11′01″E / 47.33028°N 123.18361°E / 47.33028; 123.18361
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHeilongjiang
Prefecture-level cityQiqihar
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitewww.ljxrmzfw.gov.cn

Longjiang (simplified Chinese: 龙江; traditional Chinese: 龍江; pinyin: Lóngjiāng) is a county under the jurisdiction of Qiqihar City in the west of Heilongjiang province of the People's Republic of China, bordering Inner Mongolia to the west and southwest. It is the home of astronaut Zhai Zhigang.

The county has an area of 6,197 km2 (2,393 sq mi) and a population of approximately 600,000.

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