Li County, Sichuan

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Li County
County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Simplified Chinese 理县
 • Pinyin Lǐ Xiàn
Li County in Ngawa, Sichuan
Li County in Ngawa, Sichuan
Li County is located in China
Li County
Li County
Location in China
Coordinates: 31°25′N 103°10′E / 31.417°N 103.167°E / 31.417; 103.167Coordinates: 31°25′N 103°10′E / 31.417°N 103.167°E / 31.417; 103.167
Country China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture Ngawa
Area
 • Total 4,318 km2 (1,667 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 42,494
 • Density 9.8/km2 (25/sq mi)
 • Major nationalities Tibetan - 47.99%
Qiang - 31.95%
Han - 19.49%
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Li County or Lixian (Chinese 理县; pinyin: Lǐ Xiàn) is a county in Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan, China. China National Highway G317 and the Zagunao River run through the whole territory.[1]

On May 12, 2008, the area was affected by the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.

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Geography[edit]

Li County is located from 30°54′43″N 102°32′46″E / 30.91194°N 102.54611°E / 30.91194; 102.54611 (30.911944°, 102.546111°) to 31°12′12″N 103°30′30″E / 31.20333°N 103.50833°E / 31.20333; 103.50833 (31.203333°, 103.508333°).[1]

Demographics[edit]

The county had a population of 42,494 in 1999.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b abazhou.gov.cn
  2. ^ (English) National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS

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