Yun County, Yunnan

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Yun County

云县
Location of Yun County (pink) and Lincang City (yellow) within Yunnan
Location of Yun County (pink) and Lincang City (yellow) within Yunnan
Coordinates: 24°26′13″N 100°07′23″E / 24.437°N 100.123°E / 24.437; 100.123Coordinates: 24°26′13″N 100°07′23″E / 24.437°N 100.123°E / 24.437; 100.123
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Prefecture-level cityLincang
Population
 • Total398,064
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
675800
Area code(s)0883
Websitehttp://www.ynyx.gov.cn/
Lincang Portal
Yunnan Portal

Yun County or Yunxian (simplified Chinese: 云县; traditional Chinese: 雲縣; pinyin: Yún Xiàn) is a county in the west of Yunnan province, China. It is the easternmost county-level division of the prefecture-level city of Lincang.

Ethnic groups[edit]

Yun County (labelled as YÜN-HSIEN 雲縣) (1954)

According to the Yun County Almanac (2006:527), the Limi (利米人), a Yi subgroup, and Dai, both located in Xingfu Township (幸福乡), preserve both their traditional clothing and language. However, the following peoples preserve their language, but not their traditional clothing.

  • Xiangtang 香堂: Xinmin 新民,[1] Dazhai Township 大寨镇
  • Tuli 土里: Shaojie 哨街[2] and Houshan 后山[3] of Maolan Township 茂兰镇
  • Luoluo 倮倮: Hewai 河外,[4] Aihua Township 爱华镇

Transportation[edit]

Climate[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "云县大寨镇新民村委会". Ynszxc.gov.cn. Retrieved 2017-07-16.
  2. ^ "云县茂兰镇哨街村委会". Ynszxc.gov.cn. Retrieved 2017-07-16.
  3. ^ "云县茂兰镇后山村委会". Ynszxc.gov.cn. Retrieved 2017-07-16.
  4. ^ "云县爱华镇河外村委会". Ynszxc.gov.cn. Retrieved 2017-07-16.

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