Luquan Yi and Miao Autonomous County
Location of Luquan County (pink) and Kunming prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
|• Total||4,378 km2 (1,690 sq mi)|
|• Density||100/km2 (270/sq mi)|
Luquan town (禄劝市) is the administrative, commercial and transport hub of the county. It has two bus stations; the long-distance Kunming-Luquan bus station, near the access to the G108 highway, and the local public bus station behind the Wuxinglu street market, with buses north to Maoshan, Tuanjie, Zhongping and Sayingpan, south to Songde, east to Cuihua and west to Wuding County.
Pingshan Town, Sayingpan Town, Zhuanlong Town, Maoshan Village, Tuanjie Village, Zhongping Village, Yunlong Village, Tanglang Village, Jiaopingdu Village, Wudongde Village, Mulutang Village, Zehei Village, Cuihua Village, Jiulong Village, Wumeng Village and Xueshan Village
Of these Sayingpan-zhen (撒营盘镇）, 80 km north of the county seat of Luquan, was the original site of Salaowu （撒老乌）, the headquarters of the Yi.
There are 1,026 ethnic Hani as of 1990, who live in Xiaojing 硝井 and Liuhe 六合 of Chongde Township 崇德乡, and Xinglong 兴龙 and Chutu 初途 of Cuihua Township 翠华乡 (Luquan County Almanac 1995:150). The only Hani-speaking village is Liuhe 六合 of Chongde Township 崇德乡. Their autonym is Luomian 罗缅.
The Luquan County Almanac (1995:132) lists the following Yi subgroups.
- Nasu 纳苏 (Black Yi 黑彝)
- Aluo 阿罗 (Dry Yi 干彝 or White Yi 白彝)
- Gaopo 稿颇 (Dry Yi 干彝 or White Yi 白彝)
- Miqipo 密期颇 (Micha 密岔)
- Sanipo 撒尼颇 (Milang 密朗)
- Nuosu 诺苏 (Liangshan Yi凉山彝)
- Lipo 里颇