Jiuzhaigou County

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Jiuzhaigou County

九寨沟县 · གཟི་རྩ་སྡེ་དགུ་རྫོང་།
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Location of Jiuzhaigou County (light red)
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Jiuzhaigou
Location of the seat in Sichuan
Coordinates: 33°16′N104°14′E / 33.267°N 104.233°E / 33.267; 104.233 Coordinates: 33°16′N104°14′E / 33.267°N 104.233°E / 33.267; 104.233
Country People's Republic of China
Province Sichuan
Autonomous prefecture Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture
Area
  Total5,286 km2 (2,041 sq mi)
Elevation
[1]
(County seat)
1,400 m (4,600 ft)
Population
 (2015) [2]
67,519
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
623400
Website www.jzg.gov.cn

Jiuzhaigou County (simplified Chinese :九寨沟县; traditional Chinese :九寨溝縣; pinyin :Jiǔzhàigōu Xiàn; Tibetan : གཟི་རྩ་སྡེ་དགུ་རྫོང་།, Wylie : gZi rtsa sde dgu rDzong, ZYPY : Sirza Degu Zong) is a county of Sichuan Province, China. It is under the administration of the Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture. [3] Formerly called Nanping County (南坪县; Nánpíng Xiàn), it was renamed in 1998 to reflect the fact that the Jiuzhaigou Valley is located within its administration. [4] The county seat, Nanping Town, was created in 2013 by the merger of Yongle Town (永乐镇), Yongfeng Township (永丰乡), and Anle Township (安乐乡). [5]

Contents

The county consists of nine villages in a valley in Sichuan Province. The main ethnic group in the county is Han, with the second being Tibetan. The county seat has an altitude of about 1,400 m (4,600 ft). [1] It has a total area of 2,041 square miles (5,286 km2). [2] As of 2015, the county's total population was 67,519. [2]

Administrative divisions

Jizhagou County contains two towns and thirteen townships:

Climate

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Anle Township, Jiuzhaigou County Township in Sichuan, Peoples Republic of China

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References

  1. 1 2 九寨沟县情概况 [Jiuzhaigou County profiles]. Aba Government (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2017-08-12. Retrieved 2017-08-11.
  2. 1 2 3 九寨沟县概况 [Jiuzhaigou County Profiles]. Jiuzhaigou County Government (in Chinese). Jiuzhaigou County Government Office. 2015. Archived from the original on 2017-08-12. Retrieved 2017-08-12.
  3. 2016年统计用区划代码 [Statistical zoning code, 2016 (Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture)]. National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2016. Archived from the original on 2017-08-12. Retrieved 2017-08-11.
  4. Guo, Zhen, ed. (2007-03-23). 一九九七年全国省级行政区一览 [List of National Administrative Regions in 1997]. State Council of the People's Republic of China (in Chinese). XZQH (行政区划网). Archived from the original on 2017-08-12. Retrieved 2017-08-12.
  5. 2013年中华人民共和国县以下行政区划变更情况(12月份) [Changes in administrative divisions below county level in China, Dec. 2013]. Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China (in Chinese). 2014-02-24. Archived from the original on 2017-08-12. Retrieved 2017-08-12.
  6. 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 20 October 2018.