Luxi County, Yunnan

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Luxi County

泸西县
Luxi is located in Yunnan
Luxi
Luxi
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 24°31′55″N 103°45′58″E / 24.532°N 103.766°E / 24.532; 103.766Coordinates: 24°31′55″N 103°45′58″E / 24.532°N 103.766°E / 24.532; 103.766
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
PrefectureHonghe
Area
 • Total1,674 km2 (646 sq mi)
Population
 • Total370,000
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
652400
Area code(s)0873
Websitehttp://www1.lxyn.com/iindex.asp

Luxi County (simplified Chinese: 泸西县; traditional Chinese: 瀘西縣; pinyin: Lúxī Xiàn) is located in Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan province, China. Luxi was the capital of the medieval Yi Ziqi Kingdom.

Ethnic groups[edit]

There are 5 ethnic Yi subgroups in Luxi County, namely White Yi 白彝, Sani 撒尼, Black Yi 黑彝, Awu 阿乌, and Dry Yi 干彝, with the Dry Yi living mostly in Xiaobai Shitou 小白石头 and Baishui Wunaibai 白水吾乃白 of Jinma Town 金马镇.[1]

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