Xinping Yi and Dai Autonomous County (新平彝族傣族自治县; pinyin: Xīnpíng yízú dǎizú Zìzhìxiàn) is located in Yuxi, Yunnan Province, China.
There are various Tai ethnic groups in Xinping County. They include:
These 3 groups are known as the 花腰傣, or 'Flowery-waisted Tai' due to the style of their women's clothing.
The Yi people also have a significant presence in Xinping County.
Local languages include the Yuánxīn 元新 dialect of Tai Hongjin and Yi.
- ^ Edmondson, Jerold A. 2008. "Shan and other Northern Tier Southeast Tai languages of Myanmar and China: Themes and Variations." In Diller, Anthony, Jerold Edmondson, & Yongxian Luo, (eds.) The Tai–Kadai languages. London: Routledge.
Coordinates: 24°4′8″N 101°59′20″E / 24.06889°N 101.98889°E