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Jinggu Overview

Geographical Location

Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County, part of Yunnan Pu'er City, is located in east longitude 100 ° 02'-101 ° 07 ', latitude 22 ° 49'-23 ° 52' between. The Tropic of Cancer goes across from the nearby county, it is typical of one of the tropical regions of South Asia.


Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County (景谷傣族彝族自治县) is an autonomous county under the jurisdiction of Pu'er Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China. The Dai ethnic minority, which numbers 1,158,989, is distributed throughout the Dai Autonomous Region and the Dehong Dai-Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture in Xishuangbanna in the southern part of Yunnan Province. In the past, they were called 'Baiyue', meaning a vast living area. Therefore, they have established a close relationship with ethnic groups like the Zhuang, Dong, Shui, Bouyei and Li, who are said to be the descendants of the Dai people.

Administrative Division

Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County consisits of 6 towns and 4 townships: Weiyuan Town(威远镇), Yongping Town(永平镇), Minle Town(民乐镇), Zhengxing Town(正兴镇), Jinggu Town(景谷镇), Fengshan Town(凤山镇), Mengban Township(勐班乡), Yizhi Township(益智乡), Banpo Township(半坡乡), Bian Township(碧安乡).

Ethnic Groups

The Jinggu County Almanac (1993:682) lists the following ethnic groups and their locations.

Hani (pop. 2,440): Fengshan Township 凤山乡: Wenzhe 文折村 and Wenshao 文绍村 villages (total pop. 1,562); Bi'an Township 碧安乡

Hui (pop. 1,711): Weiyuan 威远, Yongping 永平, Bi'an 碧安 townships

Bulang (pop. 1,532): Manghai Village 芒海村, Mengban Township 勐班乡

Guangmin Village 光明村, i'an Township 碧安乡; Zhongshan 钟山, Lemin 民乐, Bianjiang 边江, Banpo 半坡 townships

Bai (pop. 1,153): Bi'an 碧安, Zhengxing 正兴, Bianjiang 边江 townships

Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County in Pu’er Prefecture

Jinggu County
Autonomous county
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Characters景谷傣族彝族自治县
 • PinyinJǐnggǔ dǎizú yízú Zìzhìxiàn
Location of Jinggu County (pink) and Pu'er Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Location of Jinggu County (pink) and Pu'er Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China

Jinggu County is located in Yunnan

Jinggu County

Jinggu County

Location within Yunnan, China
Coordinates: 23°28′N 100°42′E
GB/T 2260 CODE530824
 • Total7,550 km2(2,920 sq mi)
Elevation946 m (3,104 ft)
 • Total285,558
 • Density38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zoneChina Standard Time(UTC+8)
Postal code666400[2]
Area code(s)0879[2]
1Yunnan Statistics Bureau
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