Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture

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Qiandongnan Prefecture
黔东南州
Autonomous Prefecture
黔东南苗族侗族自治州
Qiandongnan Miao and
Dong Autonomous Prefecture
Drum Tower
Drum Tower
Location of Qiandongnan Prefecture in Guizhou
Location of Qiandongnan Prefecture in Guizhou
Coordinates: 26°35′N 107°59′E / 26.583°N 107.983°E / 26.583; 107.983
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guizhou
Area
 • Total 30,339 km2 (11,714 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,844,697
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
ISO 3166 code CN-GZ-26

Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture (simplified Chinese: 黔东南苗族侗族自治州; traditional Chinese: 黔東南苗族侗族自治州; pinyin: Qiándōngnán Miáozú Dòngzú Zìzhìzhōu), also known as Southeast Qian Autonomous Prefecture of Miao and Dong and can be shortened as S.E. Qian Prefecture, is an autonomous prefecture in the southeast of Guizhou province in the People's Republic of China, bordering Hunan to the east and Guangxi to the south. The seat of the prefecture is Kaili. Qiandongnan has an area of 30,339 km2 (11,714 sq mi).

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2000 Census, Qiandongnan has 3,844,697 inhabitants with a population density of 126.72 inhabitants/km²[citation needed].

Ethnic groups in Qiandongnan, 2000 census
Nationality Population Percentage
Miao 2,594,939 50%
Dong 1,207,197 30%
Han 742,109 20%

Subdivisions[edit]

Xijiang, a Miao-majority township in Guizhou

The prefecture is subdivided into 16 county-level divisions: 1 county-level city and 15 counties.

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Listening[edit]

Coordinates: 26°35′N 107°59′E / 26.583°N 107.983°E / 26.583; 107.983