Menghai County

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Menghai County (Chinese: 勐海县; pinyin: Měnghǎi Xiàn; Tai Lu: ᨾᩮᩨ᩠ᨦᩁᩣ᩠ᨿ Meng Haai Lao: ເມືອງຮາຍ) is a county under the jurisdiction of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, in the far south of Yunnan, China, bordering Burma's Shan State to the southwest. Meng is as variation of Mueang.

Menghai County

勐海县

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Location of Menghai County (pink) and Xishuangbanna Prefecture (yellow) and Yunnan province
Location of Menghai County (pink) and Xishuangbanna Prefecture (yellow) and Yunnan province
Menghai is located in Yunnan
Menghai
Menghai
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 21°58′N 100°28′E / 21.967°N 100.467°E / 21.967; 100.467Coordinates: 21°58′N 100°28′E / 21.967°N 100.467°E / 21.967; 100.467
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Autonomous prefectureXishuangbanna
GB/T 2260 CODE[1]532822
Area
 • Total5,511 km2 (2,128 sq mi)
Population
 • Total292,383
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard Time)
Postal code
666200[2]
Area code(s)0691[2]
ClimateCwa
Websitewww.mhfgj.gov.cn
1Yunnan Statistics Bureau [1]
2Xishuangbanna Gov. [2]
3Yunnan Portal [3]

Ethnic groupsEdit

In and around Menghai County, ethnic Hani subgroups include:[3]

  • Jiuwei (鸠为) (Dai exonym: Buli 布里; large population): villages include Nanzhong 南中寨 of Mengjing 勐景,[4] Longnapa 笼那帕寨 of Damenglong 大勐笼, and Baiya 拜牙村 Menggun 勐滚, Menghai County.
  • Jizuo (吉坐) (small population): villages include Mengbozhai 勐波寨[5] of Menghan 勐罕村
  • Muda (木达) (also locally known as the Nanlin 南林)

Administrative divisionsEdit

Menghai County has 6 towns 2 townships and 3 ethic townships.

6 towns
2 townships
3 ethic townships

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-02-21. Retrieved 2009-01-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b "Area Code and Postal Code in Yunnan Province". Archived from the original on 2007-11-07. Retrieved 2009-01-30.
  3. ^ "哈尼族社会历史调查". 中国少数民族社会历史调查资料丛刊》. Beijing: Beijing Minorities Press (民族出版社). 2009. p. 102–120.
  4. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=226405
  5. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=228695

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