Jiuzhaigou County

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Coordinates: 33°16′N 104°14′E / 33.267°N 104.233°E / 33.267; 104.233

Jiuzhaigou County
九寨沟县
County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Chinese 九寨沟县
 • Pinyin Jiǔzhàigōu Xiàn
 • Tibetan གཟི་རྩ་སྡེ་དགུ་རྫོང་།
Location of Jiuzhaigou County (light red) in Aba (yellow) and Sichuan (light gray)
Location of Jiuzhaigou County (light red)
in Aba (yellow) and Sichuan (light gray)
Jiuzhaigou County is located in Sichuan
Jiuzhaigou County
Jiuzhaigou County
Location of Jiuzhaigou County in Sichuan
Coordinates: 33°16′N 104°14′E / 33.267°N 104.233°E / 33.267; 104.233
Country China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture
Area
 • Total 5,286 km2 (2,041 sq mi)
Elevation[1]
(County seat)
1,400 m (4,600 ft)
Population (2015)[2] 67,519
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 623400
Website http://www.jzg.gov.cn/

Jiuzhaigou County (simplified Chinese: 九寨沟县; traditional Chinese: 九寨溝縣; pinyin: Jiǔzhàigōu Xiàn; Tibetan: གཟི་རྩ་སྡེ་དགུ་རྫོང་།Wylie: gZi rtsa sde dgu rDzong) is a county of Sichuan Province, China. It is under the administration of the Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture.[3] Formerly called Nanping County (南坪县), it was renamed in 1998 to reflect the fact that the Jiuzhaigou Valley is located within its administration.[4] The county seat, Nanping Town, was created in 2013 by the merger of Yongle Town (永乐镇), Yongfeng Township (永丰乡), and Anle Township (安乐乡).[5]

The county consists of nine villages in a valley in Sichuan Province. The main ethnic group in the county is Han (汉族), with the second being Tibetan (藏族). The county seat has an altitude of about 1,400 m (4,600 ft).[1] It has a total area of 2,041 square miles (5,286 km2).[2] As of 2015, the county's total population was 67,519.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Jizhagou County contains two towns and thirteen townships:

  • Nanping Town (南坪镇)
  • Zhangzha Town (漳扎镇)
  • Yonghe Township (永和乡)
  • Baihe Township (白河乡)
  • Lingjiang Township (陵江乡)
  • Heihe Township (黑河乡)
  • Yuwa Township (玉瓦乡)
  • Dalu Township (大录乡)
  • Shuanghe Township (双河乡)
  • Baohua Township (保华乡)
  • Luoyi Township (罗依乡)
  • Wujue Township (勿角乡)
  • Majia Township (马家乡)
  • Guoyuan Township (郭元乡)
  • Caodi Township (草地乡)

Climate[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "九寨沟县情概况" [Jiuzhaigou County profiles]. Aba Government (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2017-08-12. Retrieved 2017-08-11. 
  2. ^ a b c "九寨沟县概况" [Jiuzhaigou County Profiles]. Jiuzhaigou County Government (in Chinese). Jiuzhaigou County Government Office. 2015. Archived from the original on 2017-08-12. Retrieved 2017-08-12. 
  3. ^ "2016年统计用区划代码" [Statistical zoning code, 2016 (Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture)]. National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2016. Archived from the original on 2017-08-12. Retrieved 2017-08-11. 
  4. ^ Guo, Zhen, ed. (2007-03-23). "一九九七年全国省级行政区一览" [List of National Administrative Regions in 1997]. The Central Government of the People's Republic of China (in Chinese). 行政区划网. Archived from the original on 2017-08-12. Retrieved 2017-08-12. 
  5. ^ "2013年中华人民共和国县以下行政区划变更情况(12月份)" [Changes in administrative divisions below county level in China, Dec. 2013]. Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China (in Chinese). 2014-02-24. Archived from the original on 2017-08-12. Retrieved 2017-08-12. 

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