Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County

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Jinggu County

景谷县
景谷傣族彝族自治县
Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County
Location of Jinggu County (pink) and Pu'er Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province
Location of Jinggu County (pink) and Pu'er Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province
Jinggu is located in Yunnan
Jinggu
Jinggu
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 23°29′49″N 100°42′11″E / 23.497°N 100.703°E / 23.497; 100.703Coordinates: 23°29′49″N 100°42′11″E / 23.497°N 100.703°E / 23.497; 100.703
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
PrefecturePu'er
Area
 • Total7,550 km2 (2,920 sq mi)
Elevation
946 m (3,104 ft)
Population
 • Total285,558
 • Density38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard Time)
Postal code
666400[1]
Area code(s)0879[1]
GB/T 2260 CODE[2]530824
WebsiteArchived 2008-12-25 at the Wayback Machine.
1Yunnan Statistics Bureau [1]
2Puer Gov. [2]
3Yunnan Portal [3]

Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County (Chinese: 景谷傣族彝族自治县; pinyin: Jǐnggǔ Dǎizú Yízú Zìzhìxiàn) is an autonomous county under the jurisdiction of Pu'er City, Yunnan Province, China.

Ethnic groups[edit]

The Jinggu County Almanac (1993:682) lists the following ethnic groups and their locations.

  • Hani (pop. 2,440)
    • Fengshan Township 凤山乡: Wenzhe 文折村[3] and Wenshao 文绍村[4] villages (total pop. 1,562)
    • Bi'an Township 碧安乡
  • Hui (pop. 1,711)
    • Weiyuan 威远, Yongping 永平, Bi'an 碧安 townships
  • Bulang (pop. 1,532)
    • Manghai Village 芒海村,[5] Mengban Township 勐班乡
    • Guangmin Village 光明村,[6] Bi'an Township 碧安乡
    • Zhongshan 钟山, Lemin 民乐, Bianjiang 边江, Banpo 半坡 townships
  • Bai (pop. 1,153)
    • Bi'an 碧安, Zhengxing 正兴, Bianjiang 边江 townships

Yi subgroups in Jinggu are:[7]

  • Lalu 腊鲁 (Xiangtang 香堂)
  • Lami 腊米 (Mili 米俐)
  • Gaisu 改苏 (Luoluo 倮倮)
  • Laluo 腊罗 (Menghua 蒙化)
  • Sani 撒尼
  • Awu 阿武

2014 earthquake[edit]

On October 7, 2014 a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck the Jinggu county at 9:49 p.m. local time. The earthquake was felt in many parts of Yunnan including the provincial capital, Kunming, nearly 300 miles away.[8]

Climate[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Area Code and Postal Code in Yunnan Province
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-02-21. Retrieved 2009-01-29.
  3. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=54678
  4. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=108651̩
  5. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=181829
  6. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=208037
  7. ^ 云南思茅市景谷彝族概况
  8. ^ Bonnie Cao (7 Oct 2014). "China Expects Heavy Casualties as Earth Quake Hits Yunnan". Bloomberg. Retrieved 7 Oct 2014.

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