Suijiang County

Suijiang County

Location of Suijiang County (pink) and Zhaotong City (yellow) within Yunnan
Location of Suijiang County (pink) and Zhaotong City (yellow) within Yunnan
Country People's Republic of China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture-level city Zhaotong
 • Total 882 km2 (341 sq mi)
 • Total 160,000
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
Area code(s) 0870

Suijiang County (simplified Chinese: 绥江县; traditional Chinese: 綏江縣; pinyin: Suíjiāng Xiàn) is a county in the northeast of Yunnan province, China, bordering Sichuan province across the Jinsha River to the north and west. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Zhaotong.

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Farmer protest [ edit ]

At the end of March 2011, media reports and eyewitnesses say about 400 paramilitary troops, tactical unit police and militia members and riot police have dispersed a large-scale, 5-day protest by thousands of farmers who were upset about being moved off their land for a dam without adequate compensation.[1]

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Coordinates: 28°35′53″N103°57′25″E / 28.59806°N 103.95694°E / 28.59806; 103.95694

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