Napo County

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Napo County
那坡县 · Nazboh Yen
County
Napo is located in Guangxi
Napo
Napo
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 23°23′13″N 105°49′59″E / 23.387°N 105.833°E / 23.387; 105.833Coordinates: 23°23′13″N 105°49′59″E / 23.387°N 105.833°E / 23.387; 105.833
Country People's Republic of China
Autonomous region Guangxi
Prefecture-level city Baise
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Napo County (Chinese: 那坡县; pinyin: Nàpō Xiàn; Zhuang: Nazboh Yen) is a county in the west of Guangxi, China, bordering Yunnan province to the north and northwest as well as Vietnam's Cao Bằng and Hà Giang provinces to the south and west, respectively. It is under the administration of Baise city.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in Napo County include the following (Napo County Almanac).[1]

Zhuang[edit]

The "Buzhuang" 布壮 (including the Black-Clothed Zhuang 黑衣壮, or Min 敏) are located in Chengxiang 城厢、Pohe 坡荷、Longhe 龙合、Delong 德隆、Baidu 百都、Bainan 百南、Baihe 百合、Pingmeng 平孟、Baisheng 百省等乡; 461 villages.[1]

  • Buyang 布央
  • Budong 布峒
  • Bunong 布农
  • Buyi 布依
  • Burui 布锐
  • Bu'ao 布嗷
  • Busheng 布省
  • Bujue 布决
  • Buyong 布拥

Yi[edit]

In Napo County, ethnic Yi are located in the following villages.[2]

  • Chengxiang Township 城厢镇 (the county seat)
    • Dala 达腊
    • Zhexiang 者祥
    • Nianbi 念毕
  • Powu, Baisheng Township 百省乡坡五彝寨

The Napo County Almanac (那坡县志) reports two subgroups of ethnic Yi, with respective names and geographic distributions.[1][3]

  • White Yi 白彝 (White Lolo 白倮倮); also called Gaokujiao Yi 高裤脚彝, Qunku Yi 裙裤彝; autonym: Mangzuo 芒佐. Located in the following villages:
    • Dala 达腊 of Dala Village 达腊村, Chengxiang Township 城厢镇
    • Nianbi 念毕 of Dala Village 达腊村, Chengxiang Township 城厢镇
    • Zhexiang 者祥 of Nianjia Village 念甲村, Chengxiang Township 城厢镇
    • Yanhua 岩华 of Nianjia Village 念甲村, Chengxiang Township 城厢镇
    • Pobao 坡报 of Bajiaoping Village 芭蕉坪村, Nalong Township 那隆乡
    • Dawang 达汪 of Gemen Village 各门村, Nalong Township 那隆乡
    • Xiameyao 下么要/爱 of Bajiaoping Village 芭蕉坪村, Nalong Township 那隆乡
  • Red Yi 红彝 (Red Lolo 红倮倮); also called Red-Head Yi 红头彝, Huayao Yi 花腰彝; autonyms: Mangji 芒集, Mieji 乜集
    • Xiahua Township 下华乡 area
      • Powu 坡五/伍 of Mianliang Village 面良村, Baisheng Township 百省乡
      • Pokang 坡康屯 of Mianliang Village 面良村, Baisheng Township 百省乡

Climate[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c http://www.gxdqw.com/bin/mse.exe?seachword=&K=c&A=18&rec=46&run=13
  2. ^ Guangxi Minority Languages Orthography Committee. 2008. Vocabularies of Guangxi ethnic languages [广西民族语言方音词汇]. Beijing: Nationalities Publishing House [民族出版社].
  3. ^ http://www.gxdqw.com/bin/mse.exe?seachword=&K=c&A=18&rec=11&run=13