Dayao County

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Dayao County
Dayao is located in Yunnan
Location of the county seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 25°43′N 101°19′E / 25.717°N 101.317°E / 25.717; 101.317Coordinates: 25°43′N 101°19′E / 25.717°N 101.317°E / 25.717; 101.317
Country People's Republic of China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture Chuxiong
 • Total 4,146 km2 (1,601 sq mi)
Elevation 1,862 m (6,109 ft)
 • Total 280,000
 • Density 68/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 675400
Area code(s) 0878

Dayao County (simplified Chinese: 大姚县; traditional Chinese: 大姚縣; pinyin: Dàyáo Xiàn) is a county of north-central Yunnan province, People's Republic of China, under the administration of Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture.

Ethnic groups[edit]

The Dayao County Almanac (1999:780) lists the following Yi subgroups.

  • Luoluopu 罗罗濮 dialect (spoken in the northwest hill districts)
    • Luoluopu 罗罗濮
    • Laluobo 腊罗拨
    • Popei 婆胚
  • Lipu 俚濮 dialect: (spoken in the Qingling River 蜻蛉河 and Yipao River 一泡江 watersheds)
    • Lipu 俚濮
    • Machipu 骂池濮
    • Gesupu 格苏濮

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