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Wuchuan Gelao and Miao Autonomous County

Wuchuan Gelao and Miao Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 务川仡佬族苗族自治县; traditional Chinese: 務川仡佬族苗族自治縣; pinyin: Wùchuān Gēlǎozú Miáozú Zìzhìxiàn) is a county in the northeast of Guizhou province, China, bordering Chongqing to the north. It is under the administration of Zunyi city.

Wuchuan County

Wuchuan Gelao and Miao Autonomous County
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Prefecture-level cityZunyi
 • Total2,777.59 km2 (1,072.43 sq mi)
 • Total321,581
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)



Jiaoba Central Primary School (蕉坝乡中心完小) is in the county. In 2017 it had about 1,000 students, with about 100 using the school's boarding facilities, which have eight dormitories. That year the principal stated that families often tried their best to not have their children live on campus, and described the dormitories as being "poor"; The Economist stated that relative to other area primary schools its facilities were better than average.[1]


  1. ^ "China's grim rural boarding schools". The Economist. 2017-04-12. Retrieved 2018-12-06. At Jiaoba’s primary school, where more than 100 children board (about one-tenth of the total),[...]

Coordinates: 28°31′12″N 107°54′00″E / 28.52000°N 107.90000°E / 28.52000; 107.90000