Henan Mongol Autonomous County

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Henan County
河南蒙古族自治县 · ᠡᡁᠨᠠᠨ ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠣᠯ ᠥᠪᠡᠷᠲᠡᠭᠡᠨ ᠵᠠᠰᠠᠬᠤ ᠵᠧᠦ · རྨ་ལྷོ་སོག་རིགས་རང་སྐྱོང་རྫོང་།

Henan Mongol Autonomous County
Location of Henan County (red) in Huangnan Prefecture (yellow) and Qinghai
Location of Henan County (red) in Huangnan Prefecture (yellow) and Qinghai
Henan is located in Qinghai
Henan
Henan
Location of the seat in Qinghai
Coordinates: 34°32′N 101°31′E / 34.533°N 101.517°E / 34.533; 101.517Coordinates: 34°32′N 101°31′E / 34.533°N 101.517°E / 34.533; 101.517
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceQinghai
Autonomous prefectureHuangnan
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Henan Mongol Autonomous County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese河南蒙古族自治县
Traditional Chinese河南蒙古族自治縣
Tibetan name
Tibetanརྨ་ལྷོ་སོག་རིགས་རང་སྐྱོང་རྫོང་།
Mongolian name
Mongolian CyrillicХөнаний монгол өөртөө засах шянь
Mongolian scriptᠡᡁᠨᠠᠨ ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠣᠯ ᠥᠪᠡᠷᠲᠡᠭᠡᠨ ᠵᠠᠰᠠᠬᠤ ᠵᠧᠦ

Henan Mongol Autonomous County is an autonomous county in the south of Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the province of Qinghai, China, bordering Gansu province to the south and east. Its administrative seat ("capital") is the town of Yêgainnyin (Youganning). Henan has an area of 6,250 km2 (2,410 sq mi) and approximately 30,000 inhabitants (2004). The Mongols or Upper Mongols, the overwhelming majority of the inhabitants of the county, do not speak Mongolian (with relatively few exceptions) and speak primarily Tibetan and Putonghua Chinese. Population percentages by ethnic group given below are based on government-issued identification cards and not necessarily how[original research?] the population of this area would identify their ethnicity.

Ethnic groups in Henan, 2000 census[edit]

Nationality Population Percentage
Mongol 28,879 89.55%
Han 1,444 4.48%
Tibetan 863 2.68%
Hui 821 2.54%
Tu 144 0.45%
Salar 45 0.14%
Bai 19 0.06%
Bonan 13 0.04%
Dongxiang 11 0.03%
Yi 6 0.02%
Others 5 0.02%

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