Quanzhou County

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Quanzhou County
County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Chinese 全州
 • Pinyin Quánzhōu
Country China
Province Guangxi
Prefecture Guilin
Area
 • Total 4,021 km2 (1,553 sq mi)
Population 780,000(in year 2,009)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 541500

Quanzhou County is a county of Guangxi, China. It is under the administration of Guilin city. Quanzhou is the biggest county in Guilin both in size and in population, and is the northeastern most corner of Guangxi. The dialect of here belongs to the Xiang Chinese.

Historically Quanzhou was under the administration of Hunan Province. It was only after Ming Dynasty (1368CE -1644CE) that it was aparted from Hunan into Guangxi.

Yao people[edit]

Four languages are spoken by the Yao people of Quanzhou County.[1]

Ethnic Yao are found in the following townships and villages.[1]

  • Dongshan 东山瑶族乡 (4800 households; 20,000 persons)
  • Jiaojiang 蕉江瑶族乡 (400 households; 1,900 persons), including Banyaoshan Village 板瑶山村 (20 households; 120 persons)
  • Shaoshui 绍水镇 (190 households; 900 persons), including Tongyou Village 桐油村 (60 households; 200 persons)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 25°57′N 111°04′E / 25.950°N 111.067°E / 25.950; 111.067