Suining County, Hunan

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Suining County
Suining is located in Hunan
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 26°42′11″N 110°10′59″E / 26.703°N 110.183°E / 26.703; 110.183Coordinates: 26°42′11″N 110°10′59″E / 26.703°N 110.183°E / 26.703; 110.183[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Shaoyang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Suining County (simplified Chinese: 绥宁县; traditional Chinese: 綏寧縣; pinyin: Suíníng Xiàn) is a county in the Province of Hunan, China, it is under the administration of Shaoyang City. Located in the southwest of the province, the county is bordered to the north by Dongkou County, to the west by Huitong and Jingzhou Counties, to the southwest by Tongdao County, to the southeast by Chengbu County, to the east by Wugang City. Suining County covers 2,917 km2 (1,126 sq mi), as of 2015, it had a registered population of 387,800 and a permanent resident population of 356,800.[2] The county has 9 towns and 8 townships under its jurisdiction, the county seat is Zhushatang (长铺镇朱砂塘社区).[3]


In Suining County, ethnic Yao live in Lianmin 联民乡, Shuikou 水口乡, and Jinwutang 金屋塘乡 townships. The dialect of Xiaohuang, Tianluoxuan Village, Lianmin Township (联民乡田螺旋村小黄组) is included in the Suining County Almanac (1997).

Chinese dialects are spoken by the ethnic Miao of Guanxia 关峡苗族乡 and Matang 麻塘苗族乡 ethnic Miao townhsips.[4]


  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Suining" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ the population of Suining County in 2015: according to the Statistical Communiqué of Suining County on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development (绥宁县2015年国民经济和社会发展统计公报) or (25-Mar-16)
  3. ^ According to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Suining County on December 2, 2015: (2-Dec-15): 湘民行发〔2015〕121号, hnsnnews (1-Dec-15) or
  4. ^ Yang Zaibiao [杨再彪] (2011). Four endangered languages of Hunan province [湖南西部四种濒危语言调查]. Beijing: Ethnic Publishing House [民族出版社].

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