Congjiang County

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Congjiang County

从江县
View of the county seat from along the Duliu River (17 August 2003)
View of the county seat from along the Duliu River (17 August 2003)
Congjiang is the southernmost division in this map of Qiandongnan
Congjiang is the southernmost division in this map of Qiandongnan
Qiandongnan in Guizhou
Qiandongnan in Guizhou
Coordinates: 25°45′15″N 108°54′19″E / 25.7542°N 108.9053°E / 25.7542; 108.9053Coordinates: 25°45′15″N 108°54′19″E / 25.7542°N 108.9053°E / 25.7542; 108.9053
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuizhou
Autonomous prefectureQiandongnan
Area
 • Total3,244 km2 (1,253 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total290,845
 • Density90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Congjiang County (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: 從江縣; pinyin: Cóngjiāng xiàn) is a county in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou, China. It is divided by the Duliu River (都柳江), the upper reaches of the Liu River, and borders Guangxi to the south.

It is an important transit point as the first county inside Guizhou on China National Highway 321 between Sanjiang (Guangxi) and Guiyang, the provincial capital. A large bridge spans the river and connects the city's two halves.

Languages[edit]

In Congjiang County, Miao consists of the following three dialects (Congjiang County Almanac 1999:129).

  • Dialectal area 1: parts of Jajiu District 加鸠区; Zhaiping Township 寨坪乡 of Zaibian District 宰便区; Shangang 山岗 and Gaodiao 高吊 of Bingmei District 丙梅区
  • Dialectal area 2: Zaibian 宰便, Xishan 西山 (similar to Rongshui Miao)
  • Dialectal area 3: Xiajiang 下江, Tingdong 停洞, Kongming 孔明乡

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