Xingyi, Guizhou

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Xingyi

兴义市
Countryside near Xingyi
Countryside near Xingyi
Xingyi is the division at the southwest corner in this map of Qianxinan
Xingyi is the division at the southwest corner in this map of Qianxinan
Qianxi'nan in Guizhou
Qianxi'nan in Guizhou
Coordinates: 25°05′31″N 104°53′42″E / 25.092°N 104.895°E / 25.092; 104.895Coordinates: 25°05′31″N 104°53′42″E / 25.092°N 104.895°E / 25.092; 104.895
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuizhou
Autonomous prefectureQianxi'nan
Area
 • Total2,911 km2 (1,124 sq mi)
Population
(2010)
 • Total784,032
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard Time)
Postal code
562400
Area code(s)(0)859
License plate prefixes贵E
Websitewww.gzxy.gov.cn (Chinese)

Xingyi (simplified Chinese: 兴义; traditional Chinese: 興義; pinyin: Xīngyì) is a county-level city administered by the Qianxinan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, in the southwest of Guizhou Province, China.

Geography[edit]

The city has an area of 2911 square kilometers, and a population of 784,032 as of 2010.[1] It is under the administration of the Qianxinan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture.

Transportation[edit]

Xingyi is served by the Nanning–Kunming Railway and by the Xingyi Airport.

Biodiversity hotspot[edit]

Based on Red Data Book listed endangered species of fish, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals, Xingyi is one of nine vertebrate biodiversity hotspots of China.[2]

Climate[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of Xingyi" (in Chinese). xzqh.org. Archived from the original on January 22, 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
  2. ^ Chen, Yang; An-Ping Chen; Jing-Yun Fang (2002). "Geographical distribution patterns of endangered fishes, amphibians, reptiles and mammals and their hotspots in China: a study based on "China Red Data Book of Endangered Animals"". Biodiversity Science. 10 (4): 359–368.
Capture of Xingyi by the Qing Dynasty during the Panthay Rebellion.

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