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is a city in the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture
Yanbian is a Korean Autonomous Prefecture in Jilin Province, in Northeastern China, above the border with North Korea. Yanbian is bordered to the north by Heilongjiang, on the west by Baishan City and Jilin City, on the south by North Hamgyong Province of North Korea, and on the east by Primorsky...
in southeastern Jilin
Jilin , is a province of the People's Republic of China located in the northeastern part of the country. Jilin borders North Korea and Russia to the east, Heilongjiang to the north, Liaoning to the south, and Inner Mongolia to the west...
province, Northeast China
Northeast China, historically known in English as Manchuria, is a geographical region of China, consisting of the three provinces of Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang. The region is sometimes called the Three Northeast Provinces...
. It has more than 480,000 inhabitants (as of 2002) and was the capital of Balhae
Balhae was a Manchurian kingdom established after the fall of Goguryeo. After Goguryeo's capital and southern territories fell to Unified Silla, Dae Jo-yeong, a Mohe general, whose father was Dae Jung-sang, established Jin , later called Balhae.Balhae occupied southern parts of Manchuria and...
between 742–756, known at the time as "Junggyeong". During the Qing Dynasty
The Qing Dynasty was the last dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912 with a brief, abortive restoration in 1917. It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and followed by the Republic of China....
it was called Áodōng (敖东) in Chinese
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Manchu is a Tungusic endangered language spoken in Northeast China; it used to be the language of the Manchu, though now most Manchus speak Mandarin Chinese and there are fewer than 70 native speakers of Manchu out of a total of nearly 10 million ethnic Manchus...
Dunhua has four subdistricts
The subdistrict , is one of the smallest political divisions of China. It is a form of township-level division which is typically part of a larger urban area, as opposed to a discrete town surrounded by rural areas, or a rural townships known as a xiang .In general, urban areas are divided into...
, 11 towns
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, and 5 townships.
- Minzhu Subdistrict (民主街道 / 민주가도), Bohai Subdistrict (渤海街道 / 발해가도), Shengli Subdistrict (胜利街道 / 승리가도), Danjiang Subdistrict (丹江街道 / 단강가도)
- Dashitou (大石头镇 / 대석두진), Huangnihe (黄泥河镇 / 황니하진), Guandi (官地镇 / 관지진), Shaheyan (沙河沿镇 / 사하연진), Qiuligou (秋梨沟镇 / 추리구진), Aegmog (额穆镇 / 액목진), Xianru (贤儒镇 / 현유진), Dapuchaihe (大蒲柴河镇 / 대포채하진), Yanminghu (雁鸣湖镇 / 안명호진), Jiangyuan (江源镇 / 강원진), Jiangnan (江南镇 / 강남진)
- Daqiao Township (大桥乡 / 대교향), Heishi Township (黑石乡 / 흑석향), Qinggouzi Township (青沟子乡 / 청구자향), Hanzhang Township (翰章乡 / 한장향), Hongshi Township (红石乡 / 홍석향)