aba city introduction

 

·area:83201 square kilometre
·population:83 0000
·postcode:624000
·areacode:0837
 
The Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture (Tibetan: , Wylie transliteration: rnga ba bod rigs dang ch'ang rigs rang skyong khul; Chinese: 阿坝藏族羌族自治州; Pinyin: Ābà Zàngzú Qiāngzú Zìzhìzhōu) is an autonomous prefecture in Sichuan whose capital is Barkam. It has an area of 83,201 km².
    
    
    
    
    
     Demographics
    
     As of 2000 the Prefecture had 847,468 inhabitants (population density: 10.19 inhabitants/km²). Population by ethnic group:
    
    
    
     ethnic group population proportion
    
     Tibetan 455.238 53,72%
    
     Han 209.270 24,69%
    
     Qiang 154.905 18,28%
    
     Hui 26.353 3,11%
    
     Manju 373 0,04%
    
     Miao 266 0,03%
    
     Yi 205 0,02%
    
     Mongols 202 0,02%
    
     Tujia 182 0,02%
    
     Bai 101 0,01%
    
     Zhuang 95 0,01%
    
     others 278 0,03%
    
    
    
    
    
     Languages
    
     Ngawa's linguistic situation is complex, there are mainly three languages: Tibetan, Jiarong and Qiang.
    
    
    
    
    
     History
    
     In 1956 the Ngawa Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture was established, in 1987 it became the Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture.
    
    
    
    
    
     Subdivisions
    
     The region is composed of 13 counties:
    
    
    
     Barkam county (马尔康县), administrative centre: Barkam town (马尔康镇), Pinyin: Ma'erkang;
    
     Jiuzhaigou county (九寨沟县), administrative centre: Yongle town (永乐镇);
    
     Hongyuan county (红原县), administrative centre: Qiongxi town (邛溪镇);
    
     Wenchuan county (汶川县), administrative centre: Weizhou town (威州镇);
    
     Ngawa county (阿坝县), administrative centre: Ngawa town (阿坝镇);
    
     Li county (理县), administrative centre: Zagu'nao town (杂谷脑镇);
    
     Zoigê county (若尔盖县), administrative centre: Dagcagoin town (达扎寺镇);
    
     Xiaojin county (小金县), administrative centre: Meixing town (美兴镇);
    
     Heishui county (黑水县), administrative centre: Luhua town (芦花镇);
    
     Jinchuan county (金川县), administrative centre: Jinchuan town (金川镇);
    
     Sungqu County (Songpan 松潘县), administrative centre: Jin'an town (进安镇);
    
     Zamtang county (壤塘县), administrative centre: Zamkog town (壤柯镇);
    
     Mao county (茂县), administrative centre: Fengyi town (凤仪镇)
    
     Pandas can be found in Wolong (卧龙). Places of interest include Huanglong and Jiuzhaigou Valley.