Maguan County

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Maguan County

马关县
Location of Maguan County (pink) and Wenshan Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Location of Maguan County (pink) and Wenshan Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Autonomous prefectureWenshan
Area
 • Total2,767 km2 (1,068 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total367,507
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
663700
Area code(s)0876
Websitehttp://www.ynmg.gov.cn/

Maguan County (simplified Chinese: 马关县; traditional Chinese: 馬關縣; pinyin: Mǎguān Xiàn; literally: 'horse pass', Vietnamese: Mã Quan) is located in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan province, China, bordering Vietnam's Lào Cai and Ha Giang provinces to the south.

Ethnic groups[edit]

The Maguan County Gazetteer (马关县志) (1996) lists the following ethnic subgroups.

  • Han
  • Zhuang
  • Buyi
  • Dai
  • Miao
  • Yao
  • Yi
    • Pu 仆 (autonyms: Toulapa 托拉葩 and Alapa 阿拉葩)
    • Luo 倮 (autonyms: Luomo 罗摩 and Lemo 勒摩)
  • Mongol
  • Lajiren 拉基人

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Coordinates: 23°00′30″N 104°23′34″E / 23.00833°N 104.39278°E / 23.00833; 104.39278