Xinping
新平县
新平彝族傣族自治县
Xinping Yi and Dai Autonomous County
Location of Xinping County (pink) and Yuxi City (yellow) within Yunnan
Location of Xinping County (pink) and Yuxi City (yellow) within Yunnan
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Prefecture-level cityYuxi
Area
 • Total1,114 km2 (430 sq mi)
Population
 • Total260,035
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
653400
Area code(s)0877
Websitewww.xinping.gov.cn

Xinping Yi and Dai Autonomous County (Chinese: 新平彝族傣族自治县; pinyin: Xīnpíng Yízú Dǎizú Zìzhìxiàn) is an autonomous county located in the central part of Yunnan Province, China. It is the westernmost county-level division of the prefecture-level city of Yuxi.

Administrative divisions

Xinping Yi and Dai Autonomous County has 2 subdistricts, 4 towns and 6 townships.[1]

2 subdistricts
4 towns
  • Yangwu (扬武镇)
  • Mosha (漠沙镇)
  • Jiasa (戛洒镇)
  • Shuitang (水塘镇)
6 townships
  • Pingdian (平甸乡)
  • Xinhua (新化乡)
  • Jianxing (建兴乡)
  • Laochang (老厂乡)
  • Zhelong (者竜乡)
  • Pingzhang (平掌乡)

Ethnic groups

The Xinping County Gazetteer (1993:106, 118) lists the following Yi and Hani subgroups.

There are various Tai ethnic groups in Xinping County.[10] They numbered 40,890 (15.54%) of the total population of Xinping County as of 2000, and include the following subgroups.[11]

These three groups are known as the 花腰傣, or 'Flowery-waisted Tai' due to the style of their women's clothing. Local Tai languages include the Yuánxīn 元新 dialect of Tai Hongjin.

The Damuyu Flowery-Waist Dai Cultural and Ecological Tourist Village (大沐浴花腰傣文化生态旅游村) is located in Longhe Village 龙河村, Mosha Township 漠沙镇.

Climate

Climate data for Xinping (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 24.8
(76.6)
28.7
(83.7)
30.9
(87.6)
33.0
(91.4)
33.5
(92.3)
31.6
(88.9)
31.4
(88.5)
31.2
(88.2)
30.5
(86.9)
29.2
(84.6)
26.4
(79.5)
25.3
(77.5)
33.5
(92.3)
Average high °C (°F) 18.3
(64.9)
20.9
(69.6)
24.4
(75.9)
27.1
(80.8)
27.1
(80.8)
26.9
(80.4)
26.4
(79.5)
26.8
(80.2)
25.7
(78.3)
23.4
(74.1)
20.3
(68.5)
17.5
(63.5)
23.7
(74.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 11.0
(51.8)
13.2
(55.8)
16.8
(62.2)
19.8
(67.6)
21.4
(70.5)
22.2
(72.0)
21.8
(71.2)
21.4
(70.5)
20.1
(68.2)
18.0
(64.4)
14.0
(57.2)
10.8
(51.4)
17.5
(63.6)
Average low °C (°F) 5.8
(42.4)
7.3
(45.1)
10.5
(50.9)
13.8
(56.8)
16.8
(62.2)
18.9
(66.0)
18.8
(65.8)
18.1
(64.6)
16.8
(62.2)
14.7
(58.5)
10.0
(50.0)
6.4
(43.5)
13.2
(55.7)
Record low °C (°F) −0.6
(30.9)
1.0
(33.8)
−0.8
(30.6)
5.9
(42.6)
9.0
(48.2)
13.5
(56.3)
14.0
(57.2)
13.1
(55.6)
9.1
(48.4)
7.2
(45.0)
0.9
(33.6)
−2.7
(27.1)
−2.7
(27.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 15.7
(0.62)
18.1
(0.71)
20.1
(0.79)
41.2
(1.62)
102.7
(4.04)
138.7
(5.46)
174.9
(6.89)
174.4
(6.87)
109.5
(4.31)
87.0
(3.43)
49.7
(1.96)
19.6
(0.77)
951.6
(37.47)
Average relative humidity (%) 72 63 55 57 68 78 84 84 83 82 81 79 74
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ "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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  6. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=250553[dead link]
  7. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=250286[dead link]
  8. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=250528[dead link]
  9. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=250265[dead link]
  10. ^ Edmondson, Jerold A. 2008. "Shan and other Northern Tier Southeast Tai languages of Myanmar and China: Themes and Variations." In Diller, Anthony, Jerold Edmondson, & Yongxian Luo, (eds.) The Tai–Kadai languages. London: Routledge.
  11. ^ 新平县旅游局 (2004). 花腰傣之乡:新平体脸游. ISBN 7-81068-883-9.

Coordinates: 24°4′8″N 101°59′20″E / 24.06889°N 101.98889°E / 24.06889; 101.98889