Menghai County

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Menghai County
勐海县
Location of Menghai County (pink) and Xishuangbanna Prefecture (yellow) and Yunnan province
Location of Menghai County (pink) and Xishuangbanna Prefecture (yellow) and Yunnan province
Menghai is located in Yunnan
Menghai
Menghai
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 21°58′N 100°28′E / 21.967°N 100.467°E / 21.967; 100.467Coordinates: 21°58′N 100°28′E / 21.967°N 100.467°E / 21.967; 100.467
Country People's Republic of China
Province Yunnan
Autonomous prefecture Xishuangbanna
GB/T 2260 CODE[1] 532822
Area
 • Total 5,511 km2 (2,128 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 292,383
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard Time)
Postal code 666200[2]
Area code(s) 0691[2]
Climate Cwa
Website www.mhfgj.gov.cn
1Yunnan Statistics Bureau [1]
2Xishuangbanna Gov. [2]
3Yunnan Portal [3]

Menghai County (Chinese: 勐海县; pinyin: Měnghǎi Xiàn; Lao: ເມືອງຮາຍ; Thai: เมิ้งฮาย, เมืองฮาย) is a county under the jurisdiction of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, in the far south of Yunnan, China, bordering Burma's Shan State to the southwest. Meng is as variation of Mueang.

Ethnic groups[edit]

In and around Menghai County, ethnic Hani subgroups include:[3]

  • Jiuwei (鸠为) (Dai exonym: Buli 布里; large population): villages include Nanzhong 南中寨 of Mengjing 勐景,[4] Longnapa 笼那帕寨 of Damenglong 大勐笼, and Baiya 拜牙村 Menggun 勐滚, Menghai County.
  • Jizuo (吉坐) (small population): villages include Mengbozhai 勐波寨[5] of Menghan 勐罕村
  • Muda (木达) (also locally known as the Nanlin 南林)

Transport[edit]

Tea[edit]

Climate[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-02-21. Retrieved 2009-01-29. 
  2. ^ a b Area Code and Postal Code in Yunnan Province
  3. ^ "哈尼族社会历史调查". 中国少数民族社会历史调查资料丛刊》. Beijing: Beijing Minorities Press (民族出版社). 2009. p. 102–120. 
  4. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=226405
  5. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=228695

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