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Gongcheng Yao Autonomous County

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Subject: List of administrative divisions of Guangxi, Bama Yao Autonomous County, Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, Jinxiu Yao Autonomous County, Yao people
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Gongcheng Yao Autonomous County

Gongcheng Yao Autonomous County
Chinese transcription(s)
Country China
Province Guangxi
Prefecture Guilin
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Gongcheng Yao Autonomous County is a county of Guangxi, China. It is under the administration of Guilin city.

Yao people

The Yao people of Gongcheng County consist of the following subgroups.[1][2]

  • Pan Yao 盘瑶 (autonyms: Mian 勉, Longyan 龙岩; also called Pangu Yao 盘古瑶)
  • Pingdi Yao 平地瑶 (autonyms: Muyo 木哟, Bingduoyou 炳多优; exonyms: Bidi 比滴 (Shangong Yao 山公瑶语 exonym) , Gan 干 (Guoshan Yao exonym 过山瑶语))
  • Guoshan Yao 过山瑶 (autonyms: Yumian 育棉, Biaoman 标曼, Shimen 史门; also called Guige Lingmuyo 贵格令木哟 by the Pingdi Yao, and Gesuoxi 各索夕 by the Shangong Yao 山公瑶 of Sanjiang Township 三江乡)
  • Sidamin Yao 四大民瑶: migrated from Yongming 永明 (modern-day Jiangyong County 江永, Hunan) during the Qing Dynasty, and consisted of the four Yao groups of Qingxi Yao 清溪瑶, Gudiao Yao 古调瑶, Goulan Yao 勾蓝瑶, and Fuling Yao 扶灵瑶.


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