Jianchuan County

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Jianchuan County (simplified Chinese: 剑川县; traditional Chinese: 劍川縣; pinyin: Jiànchuān Xiàn) is a county in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture located in the western part of Yunnan Province, China. The county is about 50 km (31 mi) southwest of Lijiang and 120 km (75 mi) north of Dali.

Jianchuan County

剑川县
Location of Jianchuan County (pink) and Dali City (yellow) within Yunnan province
Location of Jianchuan County (pink) and Dali City (yellow) within Yunnan province
Jianchuan is located in Yunnan
Jianchuan
Jianchuan
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 26°25′07″N 99°44′25″E / 26.41861°N 99.74028°E / 26.41861; 99.74028Coordinates: 26°25′07″N 99°44′25″E / 26.41861°N 99.74028°E / 26.41861; 99.74028
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Prefecture-level cityDali
Area
 • Total2,318 km2 (895 sq mi)
Population
 • Total170,000
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
671300
Area code(s)0872
ClimateCwb
WebsiteArchived link

The historical town of Shaxi in the southeast of the county lies on the old Tea Horse Road to Bengal. China National Highway 214, from Xining to Jinghong in southern Yunnan, passes through the northeast of the county.

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