Binchuan County

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Binchuan County
Location of Binchuan County (pink) and Dali Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Location of Binchuan County (pink) and Dali Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Country China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture Dali
Area
 • Total 2,627 km2 (1,014 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 330,000
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Postal code 671600
Area code(s) 0872
Climate Cwa
Website http://bch.dali.gov.cn/

Binchuan County (宾川县; pinyin: Bīnchuān Xiàn) is a county in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture located in southern Yunnan Province, China.

Mount Jizu is located in Binchuan County.

Ethnic groups[edit]

There are 251 Lahu in Binchuan County, most of whom reside in the following villages of Zhongying Ethnic Lisu Township 钟英傈僳族乡 (Dali Ethnic Gazetteer 2009:251).

  • Zhimadeng Village 芝麻登村: Mizideng 米子登
  • Zhaokala Village 赵卡拉村: Yuexia 越下, Baiyangqing 白羊箐, Tanggudi 唐古地

The Guola 过拉 people consists of 63 individuals in East Caijiawan 东蔡家湾 of Binchuan County (You 2013:134).[1] Their autonym is Nipu 尼濮, and they are most closely related to the Yi of Dayao 大姚 and Yanfeng 盐丰. The Guola of Binchuan had originally migrated from Yanfeng County 盐丰县.

Climate[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ You Weiqiong [尤伟琼]. 2013. Classifying ethnic groups of Yunnan [云南民族识别研究]. Beijing: Ethnic Publishing House [民族出版社].

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Coordinates: 25°51′13″N 100°35′47″E / 25.85361°N 100.59639°E / 25.85361; 100.59639