Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County

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Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County
巍山彝族回族自治县
وِشًا یِذُو خُوِذُو ذِجِشِیًا
County
Gongchen Tower, atop the Gongchen Gate, is a symbol of Weishan
Gongchen Tower, atop the Gongchen Gate, is a symbol of Weishan
Weishan County (pink) in Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture (yellow), Yunnan (light grey)
Weishan County (pink) in Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture (yellow), Yunnan (light grey)
Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County is located in Yunnan
Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County
Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County
Location in Yunnan, China
Coordinates: 25°15′25.62″N 100°09′56.83″E / 25.2571167°N 100.1657861°E / 25.2571167; 100.1657861
Country China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture Dali
Area
 • Total 2,200 km2 (800 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 304,400
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Postal code 672400
Area code(s) 0872
Website www.ws.yn.gov.cn

Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County (Chinese: 巍山彝族回族自治县; pinyin: Wēishān Yízú Huízú Zìzhìxiàn; Xiao'erjing: وِشًا یِذُو خُوِذُو ذِجِشِیًا) is an autonomous county in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province, China. It was known as Menghua (蒙化) until the 1950s.

Geography[edit]

It is situated in the upper section of the Ailao Mountains and the Wuliang Mountains.

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Coordinates: 25°15′25.62″N 100°09′56.83″E / 25.2571167°N 100.1657861°E / 25.2571167; 100.1657861