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China Guide > Yunnan>Lijiang Municipality; [云南省丽江市] [Pinyin:Yún Nán Shěng Lí Jiāng Shì]

Lijiang Municipality, A prefecture-level city under Yunnan Province , In Chinese [丽江市]

Facts & Informations :

Administrative Division Code : 530700;
Post Code : 674100;
Phone Area Code :0888
The Prefix of Motor Vehicle License Plate : 云P
The Prefix of Citizen Identity Card Number: 530700
Area Coverage: 21219 square kilometers;
Population : 1,200,000 persons (Including the subordinate cities and counties);
The Seat : Gucheng District
Lijiang in Pictures
The adminitrative division form of Lijiang is Municipality, which is one of the four administrative divisional forms at the the second level of China local administrative division system .
Municipality is also referred to as a prefecture level city (地级市). Most of Chinese big cities belong to this variety.
A prefecture-level municipality is subject to the juridiction of a provincial government ,and directly controls some urban districts while overseeing some counties or smaller cities on behalf of the provincial government.
Thus it's normal to see a large City (a Municipality) have jurisdiction over some small cities in China.
Urban Subdivisions of Lijiang City
S/NFull NameIn Chinese In PinyinDivison type
1Gucheng District古城区Gucheng QuDistrict
Subdivisions Under the jurisdication of Lijiang Municipality
The components of greater Lijiang Municipality
S/NFull NameIn Chinese In PinyinDivison type
1Ninglang Yi Aut. County宁蒗彝族自治县Ninglang County
2Huaping County华坪县Huaping XianCounty
3Yongsheng County永胜县Yongsheng XianCounty
4Yulong Naxi Aut. County玉龙纳西族自治县Yulong County
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Overview


Lijiang is a prefecture-level city in northwestern Yunnan Province situated on the Jinsha River, one of the two principal headwaters of the Yangtze (the other principal headwater of the Yangtze being the Min River). The name Lijiang in the Nahki (alternatively, Naxi) language - the Nahki being the largest ethnic minority in Lijiang, though several other ethnic minorities are represented in the city - means in fact 'bend in the Jinsha River'. The Jinsha and the Min are fed by large tributaries (farther upstreams, the Jinsha is called the Tongtian, which itself has thre.....
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