Eshan Yi Autonomous County

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Eshan County

峨山县
峨山彝族自治县ꊉꀜꆈꌠꊨꏦꏱꅉꑤ
Eshan Yi Autonomous County
Location of Eshan County (pink) and Yuxi Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province
Location of Eshan County (pink) and Yuxi Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province
Eshan is located in Yunnan
Eshan
Eshan
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 24°10′21″N 102°24′17″E / 24.17250°N 102.40472°E / 24.17250; 102.40472Coordinates: 24°10′21″N 102°24′17″E / 24.17250°N 102.40472°E / 24.17250; 102.40472
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Prefecture-level cityYuxi
Area
 • Total1,114 km2 (430 sq mi)
Population
 • Total145,783
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
653200
Area code(s)0877
Websitewww.yxes.gov.cn

Eshan Yi Autonomous County (Chinese: 峨山彝族自治县; pinyin: Éshān Yízú Zìzhìxiàn; Yi: ꊉꀜꆈꌠꊨꏦꏱꅉꑤ wop bie nuo su zyt jie jux dde) is located in Yuxi, in the central part of Yunnan Province, China.

Ethnic groups[edit]

The Eshan County Almanac (2001:110, 132) lists the following ethnic groups and their respective locations.

  • Yi: 71,255 people as of 1993
    • Nasu 纳苏: (West, Northwest) Fuliangpeng 富良棚, Dalongtan 大龙潭, Dianzhong 甸中, Tadian 塔甸, and Chahe 岔河; parts of Yani 亚尼
    • Niesu 聂苏: (East, Southeast, South 南) Jinping 锦屏, Xiaojie 小街, Baoquan 宝泉, Huanian 化念, and Gaoping 高平
      • Flowery Waist Niesu 聂苏花腰人: Pengzu 棚租 and Yulaiqiu 雨来救
    • Lesu 勒苏: Daxi 大西, Ana 婀娜, and Shiban 石板
  • Bai: 130 people as of 1993
    • Huanian 化念 (48.5% of population), Shuangjiang 双江, and Xiaojie 小街
  • Hani: 8,619 people as of 1993

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