Kaili City


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Coordinates (Kaili government): 26°33′58″N107°58′52″E / 26.566°N 107.981°E / 26.566; 107.981Coordinates: 26°33′58″N107°58′52″E / 26.566°N 107.981°E / 26.566; 107.981
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guizhou
Prefecture Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture
Township-level divisions 7 subdistricts

9 towns

2 townships
County seat Dashizi Subdistrict (大十字街道)
 • Total 1,570 km2 (610 sq mi)
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
Area code(s) 0855

Kaili (simplified Chinese: 凯里; traditional Chinese: 凱裡; pinyin: Kǎilǐ, Hmu language: Kad Linx) is a county-level city under the administration of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, in southeastern Guizhou province, People's Republic of China. It is the center of Miao culture, hosting more than 120 festivals every year.[1] Kaili has a population of 478,642 in 2010[2] and is a major producer of rice.

History [ edit ]

The name "Kaili" is from the Miao Hmu language, meaning "newly cultivated land".[3]

Miao people [ edit ]

City centre

A significant population of Miao and Gejia (officially classified as Miao) live in Kaili. Kaili is host to more than 120 Miao festivals throughout the year. The Miao are known for arts and crafts, including jewelry, embroidery, brocade, batik, and papercutting.[1]

Geography [ edit ]

Kaili experiences a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa/Cfa) with cool, dry winters and hot, wet summers. Kaili's area is 1,306 km2 (504 sq mi). The postal code for Kaili is 556000.

Climate [ edit ]

Administration [ edit ]

Kaili City is divided 7 subdistricts, 9towns and 2 townships. Dashizhi subdistrict is the city seat which houses Kaili City Government and Kaili City Council.

  • Subdistricts: Dashizi, Chengxi, Ximen, Yatang, Wanxi, Kaihuai, Ximahe
  • Towns: Sankeshu, Zhouxi, Panghai, Wanshui, Lushan, Wanchao, Longchang, Xiasi, Bibo
  • Townships: Kaitang, Dafengdong

Education [ edit ]

Colleges [ edit ]

Technical school [ edit ]

  • Guizhou Agricultural mechanical and electrical school(贵州省农业机电学校)
  • Kaili first vocational technical school(凯里市第一职业技术学校)
  • Qiandongnan School of Applied Technology (黔东南应用技术学校)
  • Qiandongnan national medium vocational technical school(黔东南州民族中等职业技术学校)
  • Qiandongnan Vocational and technical school(黔东南州电子工业职业技术学校)

Transportation [ edit ]

Road [ edit ]

Expressway [ edit ]

Railway [ edit ]

Airport [ edit ]

Kaili City is served by Kaili Huangping Airport located at Huangping County.

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ a b "The Zhuang & the Miao". Fodor's.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-04-28. Retrieved 2012-03-14. CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Overview of Kaili". Kaili City Government. Retrieved 11 February 2019.

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