Mao County

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Mao County
County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Simplified Chinese 茂县
 • Pinyin Mào Xiàn
Diexi Lake, in Diexi
Diexi Lake, in Diexi
Mao County in Ngawa, Sichuan
Mao County in Ngawa, Sichuan
Mao County is located in China
Mao County
Mao County
Location in China
Coordinates: 31°50′N 103°30′E / 31.833°N 103.500°E / 31.833; 103.500Coordinates: 31°50′N 103°30′E / 31.833°N 103.500°E / 31.833; 103.500
Country China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture Ngawa
County seat Fengyi (凤仪镇)
Area
 • Total 3,903 km2 (1,507 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 106,700
 • Density 27/km2 (71/sq mi)
 • Major nationalities Qiang-88.9%
Han,, Tibetan
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 623200
Area code(s) 0837

Mao County or Maoxian (Chinese: 茂县; pinyin: Mào Xiàn) is a county in Ngawa Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China.

It has an area of 3,903 and a population of 106,700 as of 2006.[1] 88.9% of the population are Qiang people.[2] The county seat is Fengyi (凤仪镇).[3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Mao County has 3 towns and 20 townships:

  • Towns:
    • Fengyi (凤仪镇)
    • Nanxin (南新镇)
    • Diexi (叠溪镇)
  • Townships:
    • Shigu (石鼓乡)
    • Weimen (渭门乡)
    • Yonghe (永和乡)
    • Goukou (沟口乡)
    • Guangming (光明乡)
    • Fushun (富顺乡)
    • Tumen (土门乡)
    • Dongxing (东兴乡)
    • Heihu (黑虎乡)
    • Feihong (飞虹乡)
    • Huilong (回龙乡)
    • Sanlong (三龙乡)
    • Baixi (白溪乡)
    • Wadi (洼底乡)
    • Shidaguan (石大关乡)
    • Taiping (太平乡)
    • Songpinggou (松坪沟乡)
    • Qugu (曲谷乡)
    • Yadu (雅都乡)
    • Weicheng (维城乡)

Transport[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Chinese) Profile of Mao County, official website of Ngawa Prefecture Government, visited on May 25, 2008.
  2. ^ (Chinese) Mao County: A County with the Most Qiang Population in China, China Internet Information Center, May 17, 2008.
  3. ^ (Chinese) Profile of Mao County.