Yongshan County

Yongshan County

Location of Yongshan County (pink) and Zhaotong City (yellow) within Yunnan
Location of Yongshan County (pink) and Zhaotong City (yellow) within Yunnan
Yongshan is located in Yunnan
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 28°13′44″N103°38′17″E / 28.229°N 103.638°E / 28.229; 103.638Coordinates: 28°13′44″N103°38′17″E / 28.229°N 103.638°E / 28.229; 103.638
Country People's Republic of China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture-level city Zhaotong
GB/T 2260 530625
 • Total 2,883 km2 (1,113 sq mi)
 • Total 410,000
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
Area code(s) 0870

Yongshan County (Chinese: 永善县; pinyin: Yǒngshàn Xiàn) is a county in the northeast of Yunnan Province, China, bordering Sichuan Province to the north and northwest across the Jinsha River. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Zhaotong.

Ethnic groups [ edit ]

There are two main Yi ethnic subgroups in Yongshan County, namely Laluo 腊罗 and Niesu 聂苏 (Yongshan County Gazetteer 1994:625).

Government [ edit ]

  • Government address: Xiluodu Town, Yongshan County, Zhaotong, Yunnan 657300

Economics [ edit ]

Poverty [ edit ]

Yongshan is a state-designated poor county, which means the average income of its people is below 530 yuan a year - that is, less than 30 US cents a day [1].

Climate [ edit ]

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