Xinping Yi and Dai Autonomous County


Location of Xinping County (pink) and Yuxi Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Country China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture Yuxi
  Total 1,114 km2 (430 sq mi)
  Total 260,035
  Density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Postal code 653400
Area code(s) 0877

Xinping Yi and Dai Autonomous County (新平彝族傣族自治县; pinyin: Xīnpíng yízú dǎizú Zìzhìxiàn) is located in Yuxi, Yunnan Province, China.

Ethnic groups

The Xinping County Almanac (1993:106, 118) lists the following Yi and Hani subgroups.

There are various Tai ethnic groups in Xinping County.[9] They numbered 40,890 (15.54%) of the total population of Xinping County as of 2000, and include the following subgroups.[10]

These 3 groups are known as the 花腰傣, or 'Flowery-waisted Tai' due to the style of their women's clothing. Local Tai languages include the Yuánxīn 元新 dialect of Tai Hongjin.

The Damuyu Flowery-Waist Dai Cultural and Ecological Tourist Village (大沐浴花腰傣文化生态旅游村) is located in Longhe Village 龙河村, Mosha Township 漠沙镇.


Coordinates: 24°4′8″N 101°59′20″E / 24.06889°N 101.98889°E / 24.06889; 101.98889

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