Menghai County

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Menghai County
County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Characters 勐海县
 • Pinyin Měnghǎi Xiàn
Location of Menghai County (pink) and Xishuangbanna Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Location of Menghai County (pink) and Xishuangbanna Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Menghai County is located in Yunnan
Menghai County
Menghai County
Location in Yunnan, China
Coordinates: 21°58′N 100°28′E / 21.967°N 100.467°E / 21.967; 100.467
Country China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture Xishuangbanna
GB/T 2260 CODE[1] 532822
Area
 • Total 5,511 km2 (2,128 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 292,383
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard Time (UTC+8)
Postal code 666200[2]
Area code(s) 0691[2]
Website http://www.mhfgj.gov.cn/
1Yunnan Statistics Bureau [1]
2Xishuangbanna Gov. [2]
3Yunnan Portal [3]

Menghai County (勐海县; pinyin: Měnghǎi Xiàn) is a county under the jurisdiction of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan province, China. Meng is as variation of Mueang.

Ethnic groups[edit]

In and around Menghai County, ethnic Hani subgroups include:[3]

  • Jiuwei 鸠为 (Dai exonym: Buli 布里; large population): villages include Nanzhong 南中寨 of Mengjing 勐景, Longnapa 笼那帕寨 of Damenglong 大勐笼, and Baiya 拜牙村 Menggun 勐滚, Menghai County 勐海县
  • Jizuo 吉坐 (small population): villages include Mengbozhai 勐波寨 of Menghan 勐罕
  • Muda 木达 (also locally known as the Nanlin 南林)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.stats.gov.cn/tjbz/xzqhdm/index.htm
  2. ^ a b Area Code and Postal Code in Yunnan Province
  3. ^ 中国少数民族社会历史调查资料丛刊》修订编辑委员会. 2009. 哈尼族社会历史调查, p.102-120 Beijing: Minzu Chubanshe.

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Coordinates: 21°58′00″N 100°28′00″E / 21.9667°N 100.4667°E / 21.9667; 100.4667