Yongsheng County
永胜县
Location of Yongsheng County (pink) and Lijiang City (yellow) within Yunnan
Location of Yongsheng County (pink) and Lijiang City (yellow) within Yunnan
Yongsheng is located in Yunnan
Yongsheng
Yongsheng
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 26°41′20.25″N 100°44′49.56″E / 26.6889583°N 100.7471000°E / 26.6889583; 100.7471000Coordinates: 26°41′20.25″N 100°44′49.56″E / 26.6889583°N 100.7471000°E / 26.6889583; 100.7471000
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
PrefectureLijiang City
Area
 • County4,950 km2 (1,910 sq mi)
 • Urban
9.42 km2 (3.64 sq mi)
Elevation2,140 m (7,020 ft)
Population
 (2019)[1]
 • County406,757
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
 • Urban
103,437
 • Ethnic minorities
140,012
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
674200
Area code(s)0888
Vehicle registration云P
WebsiteArchived 2008-09-29 at the Wayback Machine

Yongsheng County (simplified Chinese: 永胜县; traditional Chinese: 永勝縣; pinyin: Yǒngshèng Xiàn) is located in the northwest of Yunnan province, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Lijiang. In 2019 the county had a population of 406,757 including 34.42% ethnic minorities.[1]

The Chenghai Lake is located in Yongsheng. Yongsheng has a strong agricultural output consisting especially of fruits including pomegranate, oranges, grapes, mangoes, longan, and Sugar-apple.[2]

Administrative divisions

Yongsheng County has 9 towns and 6 ethnic townships.[3]

9 towns
  • Yongbei (永北镇)
  • Renhe (仁和镇)
  • Qina (期纳镇)
  • Sanchuan (三川镇)
  • Chenghai (程海镇)
  • Taoyuan (涛源镇)
  • Ludila (鲁地拉镇)
  • Pianjiao (片角镇)
  • Shunzhou (顺州镇)
6 ethnic townships
  • Yangping Yi (羊坪彝族乡)
  • Liude Lisu and Yi (六德傈僳族彝族乡)
  • Dongshan Lisu and Yi (东山傈僳族彝族乡)
  • Guanghua Lisu and Yi (光华傈僳族彝族乡)
  • Songping Lisu (松坪傈僳族彝族乡)
  • Da'an Yi and Naxi (大安彝族纳西族乡)

Ethnic groups

Map including Yongsheng (labeled as YUNG-SHENG (YUNGPEH) 永勝) (AMS, 1954)
Map including Yongsheng (labeled as YUNG-SHENG (YUNGPEH) 永勝) (AMS, 1954)

See also: List of lesser-known Loloish languages

The Yongsheng County Gazetteer (1989:637) lists the following ethnic Yi subgroups. Population statistics are as of 1985.

Climate

Climate data for Yongsheng (1981-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 21.2
(70.2)
23.5
(74.3)
25.8
(78.4)
29.9
(85.8)
31.2
(88.2)
31.4
(88.5)
29.8
(85.6)
28.6
(83.5)
27.6
(81.7)
25.9
(78.6)
23.4
(74.1)
20.8
(69.4)
31.4
(88.5)
Average high °C (°F) 14.2
(57.6)
16.3
(61.3)
19.3
(66.7)
22.4
(72.3)
24.3
(75.7)
24.1
(75.4)
23.4
(74.1)
23.4
(74.1)
22.2
(72.0)
20.4
(68.7)
16.9
(62.4)
14.2
(57.6)
20.1
(68.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.4
(43.5)
8.7
(47.7)
11.7
(53.1)
14.9
(58.8)
18.3
(64.9)
19.5
(67.1)
19.1
(66.4)
18.5
(65.3)
16.9
(62.4)
14.5
(58.1)
9.8
(49.6)
6.3
(43.3)
13.7
(56.7)
Average low °C (°F) −0.7
(30.7)
1.3
(34.3)
4.2
(39.6)
7.5
(45.5)
12.4
(54.3)
15.7
(60.3)
15.9
(60.6)
15.2
(59.4)
13.6
(56.5)
10.2
(50.4)
4.1
(39.4)
−0.2
(31.6)
8.3
(46.9)
Record low °C (°F) −6.9
(19.6)
−6.3
(20.7)
−5.0
(23.0)
0.3
(32.5)
2.5
(36.5)
9.4
(48.9)
10.5
(50.9)
8.4
(47.1)
2.5
(36.5)
3.1
(37.6)
−2.7
(27.1)
−7.1
(19.2)
−7.1
(19.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 5.7
(0.22)
5.0
(0.20)
10.1
(0.40)
14.8
(0.58)
54.9
(2.16)
139.9
(5.51)
252.4
(9.94)
220.0
(8.66)
155.7
(6.13)
74.3
(2.93)
15.2
(0.60)
2.8
(0.11)
950.8
(37.44)
Average relative humidity (%) 57 52 51 53 59 74 83 84 84 78 72 67 68
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ a b c "永胜县简介".
  2. ^ "永胜县涛源镇水果产业蓬勃发展 - 县区工作 - 丽江市人民政府". www.lijiang.gov.cn. Retrieved 2021-10-23.
  3. ^ "国家统计局" (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2021-12-07.
  4. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vdefault.aspx?departmentid=81269[dead link]
  5. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=105512[dead link]
  6. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vdefault.aspx?departmentid=105563[dead link]