Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture

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Xiangxi Prefecture
湘西州
Autonomous Prefecture
湘西土家族苗族自治州
Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture
Xiangxi Prefecture is located in Hunan
Xiangxi Prefecture
Xiangxi Prefecture
Location of Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in Hunan
Coordinates: 28°19′N 109°44′E / 28.317°N 109.733°E / 28.317; 109.733
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Area
 • Total 15,486 km2 (5,979 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 3,650,000
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture (Chinese: 湘西土家族苗族自治州; pinyin: Xiāngxī Tǔjiāzú Miáozú Zìzhìzhōu) is an autonomous prefecture of the People's Republic of China. It is located in western Hunan province. Zhangjiajie and Sangzhi used to be parts of this autonomous prefecture. It consists of 1 city, Jishou, and 7 counties: Baojing, Fenghuang, Guzhang, Huayuan, Longshan, Luxi, Yongshun. The capital is Jishou. Twenty-five nationalities gather here, of the total 2,480,000 population, 66.6 per cent are ethnic minorities, including 860,000 Tujia and 790,000 Miao.Xiangxi city and Xiangxi River - Xiangxi Tujia-Miao Autonomous Prefecture Is Located In Northwestern Hunan Province.

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Coordinates: 28°19′N 109°44′E / 28.317°N 109.733°E / 28.317; 109.733