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Wuding County
武定县
Wuding is located in Yunnan
Wuding
Wuding
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 25°31′48″N 102°24′14″E / 25.530°N 102.404°E / 25.530; 102.404Coordinates: 25°31′48″N 102°24′14″E / 25.530°N 102.404°E / 25.530; 102.404
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Autonomous prefectureChuxiong
Area
 • Total3,322 km2 (1,283 sq mi)
Highest elevation
(Bailonghui (白龙会))
2,956 m (9,698 ft)
Lowest elevation862 m (2,828 ft)
Population
 • Total260,000
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
651600
Area code(s)0878
Websitewww.wuding.gov.cn

Wuding County (Chinese: 武定县; pinyin: Wǔdìng Xiàn; Chuxiong Yi script:

楚雄彝文-武定县.svg
, IPA: /lo33 di33 bu33/) is under the administration of the Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture, in the north-central part of Yunnan province, China, bordering Sichuan province to the north. Wuding's county seat is located only 5 km from the seat of Luquan Yi and Miao Autonomous County.[1] It is a centre for titanium production.[2]

History

Wuding was historically more important, being the center of a Zhou, equivalent to a prefecture-level division. The prefecture was established in 1567. In 1953 the administrative seat of the division moved to Chuxiong.[1][2]

Administrative divisions

Wuding County has 7 towns, 3 townships and 1 ethnic township.[3]

7 towns
  • Shishan (狮山镇)
  • Gaoqiao (高桥镇)
  • Maojie (猫街镇)
  • Chadian (插甸镇)
  • Bailu (白路镇)
  • Wande (万德镇)
  • Jiyi (己衣镇)
3 townships
1 ethnic township

Ethnic groups

Yi

The Wuding County Gazetteer (1990) lists the following Yi subgroups.

Hani

In Wuding County, ethnic Hani are found in the following locations (Wuding County Gazetteer 1990:141).

According to the Chuxiong Prefecture Gazetteer (1993:411), the Luomian 罗缅, a Hani subgroup, are located in Nigagu 尼嘎古.[13]

Languages

Gao (2017)[14] lists the following languages of Wuding County. Gao (2017) classifies Geipo of Wuding County as closely related to Miqie, and is not the same as the Northern Loloish language Gepo.

Group Autonym Language classification Population
Nasu na³³su³³ pʰo³³ Ngwi, Northern 28,000
Aluo a⁵⁵lu³³ pʰu⁵⁵ Ngwi, Northern 13,500
Naisu ne⁵⁵su³³ pʰo⁵⁵ Ngwi, Northern 6,000
Lipo li³³ pʰo²¹ Ngwi, Central 31,000
Miqie mi⁵⁵tɕʰi³¹ pʰo³¹ Ngwi, Central 9,000
Lolo lo³³lo³³ pʰo²¹ Ngwi, Central 8,500
Geipo ke⁵⁵ pʰo³¹ Ngwi, Central 350
Hani xo²¹ȵi²¹ pʰɑ²¹ Ngwi, Southern 800
Ahmao a³⁵hmo³³ kləu³¹ Hmong, Chuanqiandian Dongdianbei 21,000
Hmong mɛŋ⁴⁴ kləu⁵³ Hmong, Chuanqiandian proper 3,000
Tai tai⁵⁵ Tai Hongjin, Yongwu 8,000

Climate

Climate data for Wuding (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 24.5
(76.1)
26.1
(79.0)
29.2
(84.6)
32.4
(90.3)
32.8
(91.0)
31.6
(88.9)
32.7
(90.9)
31.3
(88.3)
31.7
(89.1)
28.6
(83.5)
25.7
(78.3)
22.6
(72.7)
32.8
(91.0)
Average high °C (°F) 16.7
(62.1)
19.2
(66.6)
22.5
(72.5)
25.7
(78.3)
26.3
(79.3)
26.0
(78.8)
25.9
(78.6)
26.2
(79.2)
24.7
(76.5)
22.4
(72.3)
19.1
(66.4)
16.2
(61.2)
22.6
(72.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 7.3
(45.1)
9.4
(48.9)
12.8
(55.0)
16.8
(62.2)
19.9
(67.8)
21.0
(69.8)
20.7
(69.3)
20.2
(68.4)
18.8
(65.8)
16.3
(61.3)
11.6
(52.9)
7.7
(45.9)
15.2
(59.4)
Average low °C (°F) 0.3
(32.5)
1.5
(34.7)
4.3
(39.7)
8.7
(47.7)
14.3
(57.7)
17.3
(63.1)
17.5
(63.5)
16.7
(62.1)
15.4
(59.7)
12.7
(54.9)
6.6
(43.9)
1.8
(35.2)
9.8
(49.6)
Record low °C (°F) −7.0
(19.4)
−5.0
(23.0)
−3.5
(25.7)
0.7
(33.3)
5.1
(41.2)
10.2
(50.4)
11.8
(53.2)
10.3
(50.5)
6.1
(43.0)
4.4
(39.9)
−2.2
(28.0)
−6.4
(20.5)
−7.0
(19.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 15.0
(0.59)
12.9
(0.51)
15.3
(0.60)
25.2
(0.99)
85.1
(3.35)
188.2
(7.41)
198.2
(7.80)
163.9
(6.45)
122.0
(4.80)
94.5
(3.72)
34.7
(1.37)
12.1
(0.48)
967.1
(38.07)
Average relative humidity (%) 73 66 63 60 66 79 84 84 82 81 79 78 75
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

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  3. ^ "国家统计局" (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2021-12-07.
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  14. ^ Gao, Katie B. 2017. Dynamics of Language Contact in China: Ethnolinguistic Diversity and Variation in Yunnan. PhD Dissertation: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.