Lianshan Zhuang and Yao Autonomous County

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Lianshan County
连山县
County
Lianshan Zhuang and Yao Autonomous County
连山壮族瑶族自治县
Lianshan is located in Guangdong
Lianshan
Lianshan
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 24°30′N 112°04′E / 24.500°N 112.067°E / 24.500; 112.067Coordinates: 24°30′N 112°04′E / 24.500°N 112.067°E / 24.500; 112.067
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Qingyuan
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Lianshan Zhuang and Yao Autonomous County (Chinese Postal Map Romanisation: Lienshan; simplified Chinese: 连山壮族瑶族自治县; traditional Chinese: 連山壯族瑤族自治縣; pinyin: Liánshān Zhuàngzú Yáozú Zìzhìxiàn) is located in northern Guangdong province, China, and is under the administration of Qingyuan prefecture-level city.

History[edit]

The State Council, established Lianshan Zhuang and Yao Autonomous County on September 26, 1962.

It is one of Guangdong's three autonomous counties, with its county seat in the town of Jitian, and the county governs 12 towns 3 agriculture tree farms. The county-wide total area is 1,265 square kilometres (488 sq mi).

The population is 114,000 people, with minorities accounting for above 65%, with the reminder being mostly Han.