Luliang in 2013
Location of Luliang County (pink) and Qujing (yellow) within Yunnan province
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||2,096 km2 (809 sq mi)|
|• Density||290/km2 (750/sq mi)|
Luliang County (simplified Chinese: 陆良县; traditional Chinese: 陸良縣; pinyin: Lùliáng Xiàn) is a county under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Qujing, in the east of Yunnan province of southwestern China.
Flora and fauna [ edit ]
The type locality of Sinocyclocheilus lateristriatus, a cyprinid fish endemic to China, is in Luliang County. Similarly, Schuchertella luliangensis, a Permian brachiopod, has been described from the Kuangshan Formation in Luliang County (and named after the county).
In media [ edit ]
The county has obtained questionable visibility in international headlines after it emerged that the county government had presented data exaggerating the economic performance of the county.
References [ edit ]
- Eschmeyer, W. N. (5 August 2013). "Catalog of Fishes". California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
- "†Schuchertella luliangensis Jin and Fang 1985 (lamp shell)". Paleobiology Database. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
- "China says Yunnan county 'faked' economic data". BBC News. 6 September 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
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