Jishishan Bonan, Dongxiang and Salar Autonomous County

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Jishishan County
积石山县
County
Jishishan Bonan, Dongxiang
and Salar Autonomous County
积石山保安族东乡族撒拉族自治县
Jishishan is located in Qinghai
Jishishan
Jishishan
Location relative to Qinghai
Coordinates: 35°36′N 103°12′E / 35.600°N 103.200°E / 35.600; 103.200Coordinates: 35°36′N 103°12′E / 35.600°N 103.200°E / 35.600; 103.200
Country People's Republic of China
Province Gansu
Prefecture Linxia
County seat Chuimatan (吹麻滩镇)
Area
 • Total 910 km2 (350 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 220,000
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 731700
Area code(s) 0930
Website http://www.gsjishishan.gov.cn/

Jishishan Bonan, Dongxiang and Salar Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 积石山保安族东乡族撒拉族自治县; traditional Chinese: 積石山保安族東鄉族撒拉族自治縣; pinyin: Jīshíshān Bǎoānzú Dōngxiāngzú Sālāzú Zìzhìxiàn) is an Autonomous County in the Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture, province of Gansu of the People's Republic of China.

The county is located in the mostly mountainous area to the south of the Yellow River, near Gansu's border with Qinghai. As the county's name indicates, it has a number of predominantly Muslim ethnic groups, including Hui, Dongxiang, Bonan, and Salar.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Jishishan County has 2 towns and 16 townships.

Towns: Chuimatan (吹麻滩镇; the county seat) and Dahejia (大河家镇).

Townships: Sibaozi (四堡子乡), Liuji (刘集乡), Shiyuan (石源乡), Liugou (柳沟乡), Guanjiachuan (关家川乡), Hulinjia (胡林家乡), Anji (安集乡), Zhaizigou (寨子沟乡), Juji (居集乡), Guogan (郭干乡), Xuhujia (徐扈家乡), Zhongjuling (中咀岭乡), Xiaoguan (小关乡), Biezang (癿藏乡), Puchuan (铺川乡), and Yinchuan (银川乡).

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