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Jishishan Bonan, Dongxiang and Salar Autonomous County

Jishishan Bonan, Dongxiang and Salar Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 积石山保安族东乡族撒拉族自治县; traditional Chinese: 積石山保安族東鄉族撒拉族自治縣; pinyin: Jīshíshān Bǎoānzú Dōngxiāngzú Sālāzú Zìzhìxiàn) is an autonomous county in the Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu province of the People's Republic of China.

Jishishan County

积石山县
积石山保安族东乡族撒拉族自治县
Jishishan Bonan, Dongxiang
and Salar Autonomous County
Jishishan is located in Gansu
Jishishan
Jishishan
Location of the seat in Gansu
Coordinates: 35°43′05″N 102°52′34″E / 35.718°N 102.876°E / 35.718; 102.876Coordinates: 35°43′05″N 102°52′34″E / 35.718°N 102.876°E / 35.718; 102.876
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGansu
Autonomous prefectureLinxia
County seatChuimatan (吹麻滩镇)
Area
 • Total910 km2 (350 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total220,000
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
731700
Area code(s)0930
Websitewww.gsjishishan.gov.cn

The county is located in the mostly mountainous area to the south of the Yellow River, near Gansu's border with Qinghai. As the county's name indicates, it has a number of predominantly Muslim ethnic groups, including Hui, Bonan, Dongxiang and Salar.

Administrative divisionsEdit

Jishishan County has 7 towns and 10 townships.

Towns:

  • Chuimatan (吹麻滩镇; the county seat)
  • Dahejia (大河家镇)
  • Qiecang (癿藏镇)
  • Juji (居集镇)
  • Shiyuan (石源镇)
  • Anji (安集镇)
  • Yinchuan (铺川镇)

Townships:

  • Liuji (刘集乡)
  • Liugou (柳沟乡)
  • Guanjiachuan (关家川乡)
  • Hulinjia (胡林家乡)
  • Zhaizigou (寨子沟乡)
  • Guogan (郭干乡)
  • Xuhujia (徐扈家乡)
  • Zhongjuling (中咀岭乡)
  • Xiaoguan (小关乡)
  • Yinchuan (银川乡).

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