Gulang County

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Gulang County (Chinese: 古浪县; pinyin: Gǔlàng Xiàn) is an administrative district in Gansu, the People's Republic of China. It is one of 58 counties of Gansu. It is part of the Wuwei prefecture, with the city of the same name being the prefecture seat. Its postal code is 733100, and its population in 2006 was 393,200 people. The county government has control over 9 districts, 250 villages, 1934 other communities.

Geographical location[edit]

The county has a total area of 5103 km² and is 88 km wide.

History[edit]

Evidence has been found of Gulang being inhabited 4000 years ago, during the Neolithic.

Economy[edit]

The main economy is agriculture, with 365600 people being employed in agriculture (92.98% of total population).

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Ethnic groups[edit]

Among the groups that live in Gulang are the Han, Hui, Tibetans, Mongolians, Togolese people, Turks, and the Yao people.

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Coordinates: 37°28′00″N 102°54′00″E / 37.4666666667°N 102.9°E / 37.4666666667; 102.9