Yongsheng County

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Yongsheng County
Location of Yongsheng County (pink) and Lijiang prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Location of Yongsheng County (pink) and Lijiang prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Yongsheng County is located in Yunnan
Yongsheng County
Yongsheng County
Location within Yunnan, China
Coordinates: 26°41′20.25″N 100°44′49.56″E / 26.6889583°N 100.7471000°E / 26.6889583; 100.7471000
Country China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture Lijiang City
Area
 • Total 5,099 km2 (1,969 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 380,000
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Postal code 674200
Area code(s) 0888
Website https://web.archive.org/web/20080929145304/http://www.lijiang.gov.cn/

Yongsheng County (永胜县; Pinyin: Yǒngshèng Xiàn) is located in Lijiang City Prefecture, Yunnan, China.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Yongsheng (1981-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 21.2
(70.2)
23.5
(74.3)
25.8
(78.4)
29.9
(85.8)
31.2
(88.2)
31.4
(88.5)
29.8
(85.6)
28.6
(83.5)
27.6
(81.7)
25.9
(78.6)
23.4
(74.1)
20.8
(69.4)
31.4
(88.5)
Average high °C (°F) 14.2
(57.6)
16.3
(61.3)
19.3
(66.7)
22.4
(72.3)
24.3
(75.7)
24.1
(75.4)
23.4
(74.1)
23.4
(74.1)
22.2
(72)
20.4
(68.7)
16.9
(62.4)
14.2
(57.6)
20.09
(68.16)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.4
(43.5)
8.7
(47.7)
11.7
(53.1)
14.9
(58.8)
18.3
(64.9)
19.5
(67.1)
19.1
(66.4)
18.5
(65.3)
16.9
(62.4)
14.5
(58.1)
9.8
(49.6)
6.3
(43.3)
13.72
(56.68)
Average low °C (°F) −0.7
(30.7)
1.3
(34.3)
4.2
(39.6)
7.5
(45.5)
12.4
(54.3)
15.7
(60.3)
15.9
(60.6)
15.2
(59.4)
13.6
(56.5)
10.2
(50.4)
4.1
(39.4)
−0.2
(31.6)
8.27
(46.88)
Record low °C (°F) −6.9
(19.6)
−6.3
(20.7)
−5.0
(23)
0.3
(32.5)
2.5
(36.5)
9.4
(48.9)
10.5
(50.9)
8.4
(47.1)
2.5
(36.5)
3.1
(37.6)
−2.7
(27.1)
−7.1
(19.2)
−7.1
(19.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 5.7
(0.224)
5.0
(0.197)
10.1
(0.398)
14.8
(0.583)
54.9
(2.161)
139.9
(5.508)
252.4
(9.937)
220.0
(8.661)
155.7
(6.13)
74.3
(2.925)
15.2
(0.598)
2.8
(0.11)
950.8
(37.432)
Average relative humidity (%) 57 52 51 53 59 74 83 84 84 78 72 67 67.8
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

Ethnic groups[edit]

The Yongsheng County Almanac (1989:637) lists the following ethnic Yi subgroups. Population statistics are as of 1985.

  • Shuitian 水田: 12,279 persons in Renhe District 仁和区 (in Xinping 新坪, Huiyuan 汇源, and Xintian 新田); Songping District 松坪区 (in Guangmin 光明 and Yonghong 永红); Taoyuan District 涛源区 (in Jiahe 嘉禾 and Xi'an 西安); Xinaqu District 期纳区 (in Banping 半坪); Xunzhou District 顺州区 (in Ximachang 西马场, Xinhe 新河, and Banqiao 板桥); Pianjiao District 片角区 (in Shuichong 水冲)
    • Shuitian 水田 (autonym: Naru 纳儒)
    • Shui Yi 水彝 subgroup (autonym: Naruo 纳若)
    • Luoluo 倮倮 subgroup (autonym: Xiqima 洗期麻; also called Li 傈/黎)
  • Taliu 他留 (autonym: Talusu 他鲁苏): 4,489 persons in Shuanghe 双河, Yushui 玉水, Yunshan 云山, and Liude 六德 townships of Liude District 六德区
  • Lang'e 崀峨 (autonym: Liwusu 里乌苏): 3,490 persons in Lang'e 崀峨 and Jifu 吉福 townships of Xinghu District 星湖区
  • Xiangtan 乡谈 (autonym: Awupu 阿乌浦, Awudu 阿乌堵): 2,923 persons in Peiyuan 培元, Shuiping 水坪, and Yongle 永乐 townships of Da'an District 大安区
  • Tagu 他谷 (autonym: Tagupo 他谷泼): 1,200 persons in Dongshan Township 东山乡, Dongshan District 东山区
  • Tujia 土家 (autonym: Lipa 利帕): 1,165 persons in Shuichong 水冲, Bujia 卜甲, and Sijiaoshan 四角山 townships of Pianjiao District 片角区
  • Nazan 纳咱 (autonym: Nazansu 纳咱苏): 1,072 persons in Nazan Village 纳咱村, Liude Township 六德乡, Liude District 六德区[1]
  • Zhili 支里 (autonym: Naruo 那若): more than 300 persons in Xinying Village 新营村, Nanhua Township 南华乡, Beisheng District 北胜区[2]; and in Xianrenhe Village 仙人河村, Dachang Township 大厂乡[3]

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Coordinates: 26°41′20.25″N 100°44′49.56″E / 26.6889583°N 100.7471000°E / 26.6889583; 100.7471000