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Xishan District, Kunming

Xishan


西山区
On top of Xishan looking into Dian Lake
On top of Xishan looking into Dian Lake
Location of the 4 contiguous Kunming City Districts (pink) and Kunming City (yellow) within Yunnan
Location of the 4 contiguous Kunming City Districts (pink) and Kunming City (yellow) within Yunnan
Country People's Republic of China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture-level city Kunming
Established 1956
Area
 • Total 791 km2 (305 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total 850,000
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
Area code(s) 0871
Website Website

Xishan District (Chinese: 西山区; pinyin: Xīshān Qū) is one of seven districts of the prefecture-level city of Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, Southwest China.

Xishan District occupies the western bank of Dian Lake. It takes its name from the Western Mountains (Xishan) located within the district.

Administrative divisions [ edit ]

Majie, Jinbi, Yongchang, Qianwei, Fuhai, Zongshuying and Xiyuan Sub-district Offices, Biji Town, Haikou Town and Tuanjie Town

Ethnic groups [ edit ]

The Xishan District Ethnic Gazetter (2009:22) lists the following ethnic Yi subgroups.

  • Nasu 纳苏 or Nasi 纳斯 (Black Yi 黑彝)
  • Suoni 索尼 or Suowei 索围 (White Yi 白彝)

Notable locations [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ [1] [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ 杨牧源; 陈杰昆 (2010-08-15). "昆明:小矮人王国里的浪漫爱情". Yunnan Xinhua News Agency. Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2011-05-14.

External links [ edit ]

Coordinates: 25°02′13″N102°39′29″E / 25.03694°N 102.65806°E / 25.03694; 102.65806



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