Weining Yi, Hui, and Miao Autonomous County

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Weining County
威宁县
وِنٍْ شِیًا
County
威宁彝族回族苗族自治县
Weining Yi Hui and Miao Autonomous County
وِنٍْ یِذُو خُوِذُو مِیَوْذُو ذِجِشِیًا
Coordinates: 26°51′36″N 104°16′48″E / 26.86000°N 104.28000°E / 26.86000; 104.28000Coordinates: 26°51′36″N 104°16′48″E / 26.86000°N 104.28000°E / 26.86000; 104.28000
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guizhou
Prefecture-level city Bijie
Area
 • Total 9,296 km2 (3,589 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 1,080,000
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 553100
Website gzweining.gov.cn

Weining Yi Hui and Miao Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 威宁彝族回族苗族自治县; traditional Chinese: 威寧彝族回族苗族自治縣; pinyin: Wēiníng Yízú Huízú Miáozú Zìzhìxiàn; Xiao'erjing: وِنٍْ یِذُو خُوِذُو مِیَوْذُو ذِجِشِیًا) is a county of Guizhou, China. It is under the administration of Bijie City.

Notable attractions include Majie Ethnic Yi Village (马街彝族村寨).

Climate[edit]

Weining has a subtropical highland climate (Köppen Cwb). The monthly 24-hour mean temperature ranges from 2.4 °C (36.3 °F) in January to 17.7 °C (63.9 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 10.79 °C (51.4 °F). Over two-thirds of the annual rainfall occurs from June to September.

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