Duyun

Duyun (simplified Chinese: 都匀; traditional Chinese: 都勻; pinyin: Dūyún) is the capital of Qiannan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in Guizhou province in the People's Republic of China.

Duyun

都匀市

Tuyun
Duyun
Location in China
Coordinates: 26°15′30″N 107°30′55″E
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuizhou
PrefectureQiannan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture
Township-level divisions5 subdistricts
4 towns
1 Ethnic township
Area
  Total2,274 km2 (878 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
493,574
  Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
558000
Area code(s)0854
Websitewww.duyun.gov.cn/index.shtml

The area surrounding the city was affected by the Miao rebellion of 1735-36. The city participated in the uprising from the early stages until it was forcefully repressed the following year.

History

Prior to 1949, Duyun was small, but due to economic development in the surrounding area, it became an economic center. It has expanded along the Jian River, becoming several times its previous size.[1]

Administration

Duyun City is divided into 5 subdistricts and 4 towns and 1 Ethnic township. Wenfeng subdistrict is the seat of the Duyun City Government and Duyun City Council.

  • Subdistricts:Wenfeng, Guanghui, Xiaoweizhai, Shabaopu, Lvyinghu
  • Towns:Mochong, Pinglang, Maojian, Yundong
  • Ethnic townships:Guilan-shui

Climate

Education

Colleges

  • Qiannan Normal College For Nationalities(黔南民族师范学院)
  • Qiannan Medical College For Nationalities(黔南民族医学高等专科学校)
  • Qiannan Nationality Professional Technology College(黔南民族职业技术学院)

Technical school

  • Duyun vocational technical school

Senior school

  • Duyun NO.1 Middle School
  • Duyun NO.2 Middle School
  • Duyun NO.5 Middle School
  • Duyun NO.8 Middle School

Middle school

  • Duyun NO.3 Middle School
  • Duyun NO.4 Middle School
  • Duyun NO.6 Middle School
  • Duyun NO.7 Middle School
  • Duyun NO.8 Middle School
  • Duyun NO.9 Middle School
  • Duyun NO.10 Middle School
  • Duyun NO.11 Middle School

Primary school

  • Duyun NO.1 Primary School
  • Duyun NO.2 Primary School
  • Duyun NO.3 Primary School
  • Duyun NO.4 Primary School
  • Duyun NO.5 Primary School
  • Duyun NO.6 Primary School
  • Duyun NO.7 Primary School
  • Duyun NO.8 Primary School

Transportation

Road

Expressway

  • G76
  • Guiyang–Xintianzhai Expressway

Railway

Airport

The closest airport to Duyun is the Libo Airport located at Libo County. However, most people still use the large and busy airport in the capital city of Guiyang which is around two hours away. The Libo Airport has only a few flights per week and limited destinations while the Guiyang Airport has direct connections to most cities of China.

Relative location

Duyun is about 100 km southeast from Guiyang.[1]

References

  1. "Duyun | China". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2019-06-07.


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