Eryuan County

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Eryuan County

洱源县
Location of Eryuan County (pink) and Dali Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province
Location of Eryuan County (pink) and Dali Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province
Eryuan is located in Yunnan
Eryuan
Eryuan
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 26°07′00″N 99°57′00″E / 26.1167°N 99.95°E / 26.1167; 99.95Coordinates: 26°07′00″N 99°57′00″E / 26.1167°N 99.95°E / 26.1167; 99.95
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Autonomous prefectureDali
Area
 • Total2,961 km2 (1,143 sq mi)
Population
 • Total330,000
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
671200
Area code(s)0872
ClimateCwb
Websitehttp://www.yney.gov.cn/

Eryuan (Chinese: 洱源; pinyin: Ěryuán) is a county in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture located in southern Yunnan Province, China.

Ethnic groups[edit]

There are 208 ethnic Tibetans in Eryuan County, most of whom reside in Zhengjiazhuang 郑家庄, Sanying Town 三营镇 (Dali Ethnic Gazetteer 2009:216). In nearby Dali City, they are found mostly in Tibetan New Village 藏族新村, Xiaohuayuan 小花园, Dali City 大理市.

Climate[edit]

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