Sunan Yugur Autonomous County

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Sunan Yugur Autonomous County (肃南裕固族自治县 Sùnán Yùgùzú Zìzhìxiàn) is an autonomous county in Zhangye City, Gansu Province, China. It is home to the majority of the Yugur ethnic group. The seat of government is in Hongwansi Town (红湾寺镇).

The county has an area of 20,456 km² and the population was 35,869 in 1999.[1]

Sùnán Yugur Autonomous County consists of three separate areas: Mínghua District, situated in the plains in the northwest, and Huángcheng District, situated in the mountains in the southeast, are separated from the main part of the county.

The county is home to a number of other ethnic groups, including Tibetans, who make up most of the population of Xishui Tibetan Township.[2]

Ethnic composition of Sùnán Yugur Autonomous County
according to its Districts and Townships[3]
Districts and Townships Total Yugur Han Tibetan Hui Monguor Mongol
total 35500 8825 16976 8393 614 356 316
Hóngwansì 5637 1193 3568 754 48 38 24
Huángchéng District 7408 1486 3530 2037 193 145 12
Beitan Township 1504 456 818 168 49 2 11
Dongtan Township 2052 578 1333 36 100 4  
Huájian Township 1509 29 928 477 33 38  
Mayíng Township 650 419 215 16      
Yangxiáng Township 1693 4 236 1340 11 101 1
Matí District 5265 43 2801 2343 28 35 15
Dàquángou Township 1974 8 1442 524      
Dàdoumá Township 2034 21 1142 815 8 35 13
Xishui Township 1257 14 217 1004 20   2
Kanglè District 4466 1831 2057 196 170 63 257
Báiyín Township 831 28 556 29 9   218
Hóngshíwo Township 1655 1156 404 45 4 8 38
Qinglóng Township 1456 267 889 98 146 55  
Yángge Township 524 380 108 24 11   1
Dàhé District 5802 2131 3174 260 162 72 4
Jiucàigou Township 1729 1103 561 28 32 1 4
Lamawan Township 1149 74 1038   29 8  
Shuiguan Township 618 336 170 111 1    
Xuequán Township 2306 618 1404 121 100 63  
Mínghua District 2418 2088 307 19   1 2
Mínghai Township 1052 1002 47 1     1
Liánhua Township 890 779 93 17     1
Qiántan Township 476 307 167 1   1  
Qífeng District 3408 50 558 2787 8 2 2
Qílián Township 1088 3 77 1007   1  
Qílín Township 654 7 67 580      
Qíwén Township 1181 40 374 760 4 1 2
Qíqing Township 485   40 440 4    
nomads 1096 3 1082 6 5    

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS
  2. ^ http://www-wds.worldbank.org/servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2005/04/13/000090341_20050413083243/Rendered/PDF/IPP1200EMDP0101August012020041.pdf
  3. ^ Data from Yáng 1993: 106; there are further a few individuals of other nationalities [1].

Coordinates: 38°50′19″N 99°37′07″E / 38.83861°N 99.61861°E / 38.83861; 99.61861