Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture

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Nujiang Prefecture
怒江州 · Nujiang.svg
Autonomous prefecture
怒江傈僳族自治州
Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture.svg
Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture
Location of Nujiang Prefecture in Yunnan
Location of Nujiang Prefecture in Yunnan
Country People's Republic of China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture seat Lushui County (Liuku)
Area
 • Total 14,703 km2 (5,677 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 491,824
 • Density 33/km2 (87/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 673100
Area code(s) 0886
Website nj.yn.gov.cn

Nùjiāng Lisu Autonomous Prefecture (Chinese: 怒江傈僳族自治州; pinyin: Nùjiāng Lìsùzú Zìzhìzhōu) is an autonomous prefecture of western/northwestern Yunnan province, People's Republic of China.

Name[edit]

It is named after the Nujiang river (the longest undammed river in South-east Asia) and the Lisu ethnic group.

Administration[edit]

The seat of the prefecture is Liuku Town, Lushui County.

The prefecture is subdivided into four county-level divisions: two counties and two autonomous counties:

Map # Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Population
(2010 Census)
Area (km²) Density (/km²)
Nujiang mcp.png
1 Lushui County 泸水县 Lúshuǐ Xiàn 184,835 2,938 62.91
2 Fugong County 福贡县 Fúgòng Xiàn 98,616 2,804 35.16
3 Gongshan Derung and Nu Autonomous County 贡山独龙族怒族自治县 Gòngshān Dúlóngzú Nùzú Zìzhìxiàn 37,894 4,506 8.40
4 Lanping Bai and Pumi Autonomous County 兰坪白族普米族自治县 Lánpíng Báizú Pǔmǐzú Zìzhìxiàn 212,992 4,455 47.80

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2000 Census Nujiang has 491,824 inhabitants with a population density of 33.45 inhabitants/km².

Ethnic groups in Nujiang, 2000 census[edit]

Nationality Population Percentage
Lisu 231,819 47.13%
Bai 132,622 26.97%
Han 64,585 13.13%
Nu 26,670 5.42%
Pumi 14,374 2.92%
Yi 9,805 1.99%
Derung 5,456 1.11%
Naxi 2,121 0.43%
Tibetan 1,805 0.37%
Dai 465 0.09%
Hui 429 0.09%
Zhuang 342 0.07%
Others 1,331 0.28%

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Coordinates: 25°52′00″N 98°52′00″E / 25.86667°N 98.86667°E / 25.86667; 98.86667