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Aihui District

Aihui District
Aihui District is located in Heilongjiang
Aihui District
Aihui District
Location in Heilongjiang
Country People's Republic of China
Province Heilongjiang
Prefecture-level city Heihe
Township-level divisions 9 subdistricts
8 towns
1 township
1 ethnic township
District seat Huayuan Subdistrict (花园街道)
 • Total 1,443 km2 (557 sq mi)
Elevation 134 m (440 ft)
 • Total 197,240
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 164300
Area code(s) 0456

Aihui District (simplified Chinese: 爱辉区; traditional Chinese: 愛輝區; pinyin: Àihuī Qū) is an administrative district and the seat of the prefecture-level city of Heihe, Heilongjiang Province, People's Republic of China. It is located on the right (south-western) bank of the Amur River, across which is Blagoveshchensk, Amur Oblast, Russia. According to the prefectural government, the land area of Aihui District is 1,443 km2 (557 sq mi), the population is 197,240 people.

Administrative divisions

Aihui is divided into four subdistricts, three towns, five township, and three ethnic townships:[1]





About 18,500 persons (9.4% of the entire population) belong to ethnic minorites (Manchu, Hui, Daur, Oroqen etc.).[2]

Dawujia village, home of some of the last remaining native Manchu language speakers, is located in Aihui District.


The district's Aihui Town (爱辉镇), was formerly known as Aigun (瑷珲, Aihun), and for more than two centuries since its founding in the 1680s was one of the most important towns of Northern Manchuria.

In 1913 Aigun became the county seat of the newly created Aigun County (瑷珲县, Aihun xian), which was in December 1956 renamed Aihui County (爱辉县). On November 15, 1980, Heihe City was created, and on June 6, 1983, Aihui County was abolished, being merged into the Heihe City.[2]

To further confuse the situation, in 1993 the former Heihe City (a county-level administrative unit) was reorganized into Aihui District (also a county-level unit), while the former Heihe Prefecture (黑河地区) became Heihe Prefecture-level City (which consists of Aihui District and a number of counties).[2] This administrative division has been in effect ever since.


  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:爱辉区 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  2. ^ a b c 爱辉区概况 (Aihui District overview) (Chinese)
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