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Jiulong County

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Subject: Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Litang County, Sêrxü County, Luhuo County, Xiangcheng County, Sichuan
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Jiulong County

For the river in southern Fujian, see Jiulong River. Jiulong is also the Mandarin-based transcription of the Chinese name of Kowloon.
Jiulong County
Jiulong County (red) in Garzê Prefecture (yellow) and Sichuan
Jiulong County (red) in Garzê Prefecture (yellow) and Sichuan
Jiulong is located in Sichuan
Location of the seat in Sichuan
Country People's Republic of China
Province Sichuan
Autonomous prefecture Garzê
Light green -Yi. Red -Tibetan.

Gyézil County (Tibetan: བརྒྱད་ཟིལ། / བརྒྱད་ཟུར། Wylie: brgyad zil / brgyad zur), also Jiulong County (simplified Chinese: 九龙县; traditional Chinese: 九龍縣); is a county located in southeastern Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province, People's Republic of China. With a population of 52 thousand, mainly Tibetans, Hans, and Yis, it contains 1 town and 17 townships.


Due to its elevation, Jiulong County has a subtropical highland climate (Köppen Cwb), with strong monsoonal influences; winters are frosty and summers warm with frequent rain. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from 1.1 °C (34.0 °F) in December and January to 15.1 °C (59.2 °F) in July, while the annual mean is

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