Xingyi, Guizhou

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County level city
Countryside near Xingyi
Countryside near Xingyi
Xingyi is located in China
Location within China
Coordinates: 24°32′N 104°19′E / 24.533°N 104.317°E / 24.533; 104.317Coordinates: 24°32′N 104°19′E / 24.533°N 104.317°E / 24.533; 104.317
Country China
Province Guizhou
Prefecture Qianxi'nan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture
 • Total 2,911 km2 (1,124 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 740,700
 • Density 250/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard Time (UTC+8)
Postal code 562400
Area code(s) 859
License plate prefixes 贵E
Website (Chinese)

Xingyi (simplified Chinese: 兴义; traditional Chinese: 興義; pinyin: Xīngyì) is a county-level city in Guizhou in southern China. It has an area of 2911 square kilometers and a population of 740,700 as the end of 2003.[1] It is under the administration of the Qianxinan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture.

Based on endangered fishes, amphibians, reptiles and mammals, Xingyi is one of nine vertebrate biodiversity hotspots of China.[2]


Capture of Xingyi by the Qing Dynasty during the Panthay Rebellion.


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


  1. ^ "Profile of Xingyi" (in Chinese). Retrieved 2009-01-28. [dead link]
  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. 

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