—  County-level city  —
Changji is located in Xinjiang
Location in Xinjiang
Changji is located in China
Location in China
Coordinates: 44°01′N 87°31′E / 44.017°N 87.517°E / 44.017; 87.517Coordinates: 44°01′N 87°31′E / 44.017°N 87.517°E / 44.017; 87.517
Country China
Province Xinjiang
Prefecture Changji (Hui)
 - Total 7,981 km2 (3,081.5 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 - Total 390,000
 - Density 48.9/km2 (126.6/sq mi)

Changji (simplified Chinese: 昌吉; traditional Chinese: 昌吉; pinyin: Chāngjí; Wade–Giles:; Uyghur: سانجى‎, ULY: Sanji) is a county-level city of about 192,000 inhabitants (in 1999), in the Region of Xinjiang of the People's Republic of China. Changji is the seat of Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture.

A Federation of Industry and Commerce is at Changji. In the area around Changji crop growing, animal husbandry and oil crop growing are important parts of the economy. Changji has a university.


Changji is served by China National Highway 312, the Northern Xinjiang and the Second Ürümqi-Jinghe Railways.

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