Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture

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Qiandongnan Prefecture
黔东南州
Autonomous Prefecture
黔东南苗族侗族自治州
Qiandongnan Miao and
Dong Autonomous Prefecture
Drum Tower
Drum Tower
Location of Qiandongnan Prefecture in Guizhou
Location of Qiandongnan Prefecture in Guizhou
Coordinates: 26°35′N 107°59′E / 26.583°N 107.983°E / 26.583; 107.983
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guizhou
Area
 • Total 30,339 km2 (11,714 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,844,697
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture (simplified Chinese: 黔东南苗族侗族自治州; traditional Chinese: 黔東南苗族侗族自治州; pinyin: Qiándōngnán Miáozú Dòngzú Zìzhìzhōu) is an autonomous prefecture in the southeast of Guizhou province in the People's Republic of China, bordering Hunan to the east and Guangxi to the south. The seat of the prefecture is Kaili. Qiandongnan has an area of 30,339 km2 (11,714 sq mi).

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2000 Census Qiandongnan has 3,844,697 inhabitants with a population density of 126.72 inhabitants/km².

Ethnic groups in Qiandongnan, 2000 census[edit]

Nationality Population Percentage
Miao 1,594,939 41.48%
Dong 1,207,197 31.4%
Han 742,109 19.3%
Shui 62,492 1.63%
Buyei 40,148 1.04%
Tujia 39,512 1.03%
She 37,315 0.97%
ethnicity not given 32,109 0.84%
Mulam 25,286 0.66%
Zhuang 25,257 0.66%
Yao 24,753 0.64%
Yi 5,707 0.15%
Hui 2,389 0.06%
Gelao 1,958 0.05%
Others 3,526 0.09%

Subdivisions[edit]

The prefecture is subdivided into 16 county-level divisions: 1 county-level city and 15 counties

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Listening[edit]

Coordinates: 26°35′N 107°59′E / 26.583°N 107.983°E / 26.583; 107.983