Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County

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Weishan County

巍山县 · وِشًا
Gongchen Tower, atop the Gongchen Gate, is a symbol of Weishan
Gongchen Tower, atop the Gongchen Gate, is a symbol of Weishan
Location of Weishan County (pink) in Dali Prefecture (yellow) and Yunnan
Location of Weishan County (pink) in Dali Prefecture (yellow) and Yunnan
Coordinates: 25°13′37″N 100°18′25″E / 25.227°N 100.307°E / 25.227; 100.307Coordinates: 25°13′37″N 100°18′25″E / 25.227°N 100.307°E / 25.227; 100.307
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Autonomous prefectureDali
Area
 • Total2,200 km2 (800 sq mi)
Population
(2010)
 • Total304,400
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
672400
Area code(s)0872
ClimateCwb
Websitewww.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, in the west-central part 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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