Xupu County

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Xupu County
溆浦县
County
Skyline of Xupu County
Xupu is located in Hunan
Xupu
Xupu
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 27°54′40″N 110°35′38″E / 27.911°N 110.594°E / 27.911; 110.594Coordinates: 27°54′40″N 110°35′38″E / 27.911°N 110.594°E / 27.911; 110.594[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Huaihua
Area[2]
 • Total 3,437.93 km2 (1,327.39 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 741,014
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 4193XX

Xupu County (simplified Chinese: 溆浦县; traditional Chinese: 溆浦縣; pinyin: Xùpǔ Xiàn) is under the administration of Huaihua, Hunan province, China. The Xu River (溆水) flows through the built-up area where it is joined by the Sandu River (三都河). Some kilometers downstream it joins the Yuan River. It borders the prefecture-level cities of Yiyang to the northeast, Loudi to the east, and Shaoyang to the southeast.

Yao people[edit]

According to the Xupu County Almanac (1993:641), the following three subgroups of Yao live in over 41 villages and number about 2,600 people.

  • Flowery Yao 花瑶
  • Flowery-Trouser Yao 花裤瑶
  • Seven-Surname Yao 七姓瑶

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Inc. "Xupu". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Xupu,+Huaihua,+Hunan/@27.9106208,110.5937997,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x36991c0cb88b43e5:0x8bd11ac20da0c9e0. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Huaihua City Land Use Plan (2006–20)/《怀化市土地利用总体规划(2006-2020年)》.(Chinese) Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ "怀化市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报" (in (Chinese)). Huaihua Statistical Bureau/怀化市统计局. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 

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