Changning County Culture

Changning county is dominated by Han nationality and ethnic minorities make up 9.8% of the whole population. The minorities also formed the unique ethnic customs of Changning County. This page introduces you Changning County ethnic culture.

1.Ethnic Groups in Changning

There are 7 ethnic minorities living in Changning County for generations, including Yi, Dai, Miao, Blang, Hui, Bai, Lusi, which accounts for 98.8% of the whole ethnic people. Besides, there are non-native Jingpo, Hani, Achang, Buyi, Jing, Tibetan, Yao, Dong, Zhuang, Nu and Manchu minorities.

2. Ethnic Townships in Changning

• Wandian Dai Ethnic Township(湾甸傣族乡), Changning County, Baoshan

• Zhujie Yi Ethnic Township(珠街彝族乡), Changning County, Baoshan

• Goujie Yi Ethnic Township(苟街彝族苗族乡), Changning County, Baoshan

3. Traditional Ethnic Villages in Changning

• Maozhai Village(毛寨自然村), Kasi Township, Changning County, Baoshan

• Limu Village(里睦自然村), Wenquan Township, Changning County, Baoshan

• Tiejianzhai Village(铁匠寨自然村), Datianba Township, Changning County, Baoshan

• Dashuijin Village(大水井自然村), Jifei Township, Changning County, Baoshan

• Paxu Village(帕旭村), Wandian Township, Changning County, Baoshan

• Dashuitang Village(大水塘自然村), Goujie Township, Changning County, Baoshan

• Laojiezi Village(老街子自然村), Goujie Township, Changning County, Baoshan

• Xujiazhai Village(徐家寨村), Mangshui Town, Changning County, Baoshan

• Xiuya Village(秀雅村), Kejie Town, Changning County, Baoshan

• Dazhaizi Village(大寨子村), Tianyuan Town, Changning County, Baoshan

• Ziyuan Village(子原村), Zhujie Township, Changning County, Baoshan

• Wangjiaqing Village(汪家箐村), Goujie Township, Changning County, Baoshan

4. Ethnic Festivals in Changning

The main festivals in Changning include Chaoshan Festival and Torch Festival of Yi, Water-splashing Festival of Dai, Lantern Festival, etc.