Malipo County

Malipo County

Location of Malipo County (pink) and Wenshan Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Country China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture Wenshan
  Total 2,395 km2 (925 sq mi)
  Total 270,000
  Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Postal code 663600
Area code(s) 0876
Emerald crystals, Dayakou emerald mine, Malipo County

Malipo County (麻栗坡县; pinyin: Málìpō Xiàn, Vietnamese: Ma Lật Pha) is located in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan province, China.

Ethnic groups

The following list of ethnic groups and subgroups, and their respective distributions, is from the Malipo County Almanac (2000).


Neolithic painting at the 'Great King' painting site above Malipo in Wenshan prefecture, Yunnan province, China.

One major tourist attraction is the neolithic rock art above Malipo itself, apparently known as the 'Great King' site for the two dominant figures at the center of the artwork. It is said to be over 4000 years old.[15]



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Coordinates: 23°07′32″N 104°42′11″E / 23.12556°N 104.70306°E / 23.12556; 104.70306

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