Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture


Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture
Dali Prefecture
—  Autonomous prefecture  —
Chinese transcription(s)
 - Characters 大理白族自治州
 - Pinyin Dàlǐ Báizú Zìzhìzhōu
Location of Dali Prefecture within Yunnan province of China
Country China
Province Yunnan
Admin HQ Dali
Area
 - Total 29,459 km2 (11,374.2 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 - Total 3,456,000
 - Density 117.3/km2 (303.8/sq mi)
Postal code 671000
Area code(s) 0872
Website http://www.dali.gov.cn/

Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture (Chinese: 大理白族自治州; pinyin: Dàlǐ Báizú Zìzhìzhōu; Bai: Darl•lit Baif•cuf zirl•zirl•zox) is an autonomous prefecture of Yunnan Province, China. Dali has an area of 29,460 km² and its capital is Xiaguan.

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Subdivisions

The prefecture is subdivided into 12 county-level divisions: one county-level city, eight counties and three autonomous counties:

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Dali mcp.png
# Name Hanzi Hanyu Pinyin Population
(2010)
Area (km²) Density
(/km²)
1 Dali City 大理市 Dàlǐ Shì 652,000 1,468 444
2 Xiangyun County 祥云县 Xiángyún Xiàn 456,000 2,498 183
3 Binchuan County 宾川县 Bīnchuān Xiàn 349,000 2,627 133
4 Midu County 弥渡县 Mídù Xiàn 313,000 1,571 199
5 Yongping County 永平县 Yǒngpíng Xiàn 175,000 2,884 61
6 Yunlong County 云龙县 Yúnlóng Xiàn 200,000 4,712 42
7 Eryuan County 洱源县 Ěryuán Xiàn 268,000 2,961 91
8 Jianchuan County 剑川县 Jiànchuān Xiàn 170,000 2,318 73
9 Heqing County 鹤庆县 Hèqìng Xiàn 255,000 2,395 106
10 Yangbi Yi Autonomous County 漾濞彝族自治县 Yàngbì Yízú Zìzhìxiàn 102,000 1,957 52
11 Nanjian Yi Autonomous County 南涧彝族自治县 Nánjiàn Yízú Zìzhìxiàn 212,000 1,802 118
12 Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County 巍山彝族回族自治县 Wēishān Yízú Huízú Zìzhìxiàn 304,000 2,266 134

Demography

Ethnic groups in Dali, 2000 census

Nationality Population Percentage
Han 1,659,730 50.35%
Bai 1,081,167 32.8%
Yi 426,634 12.94%
Hui 66,085 2.0%
Lisu 31,972 0.97%
Miao 10,967 0.33%
Naxi 4,302 0.13%
Achang 3,330 0.1%
Others 12,365 0.38%

References

External links

Coordinates: 25°42′N 100°09′E / 25.7°N 100.15°E / 25.7; 100.15


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