Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture

Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture (simplified Chinese: 黔东南苗族侗族自治州; traditional Chinese: 黔東南苗族侗族自治州; pinyin: Qiándōngnán Miáozú Dòngzú Zìzhìzhōu; Hmu language: Qeef Dongb Naif Dol Hmub Dol Gud Zid Zid Zeb; Kam language: Qeens Donc Nanc Nyenc Miiul Nyenc Gaeml Zil Zl Zous[3]), also known as Southeast Qian Autonomous Prefecture of Miao and Dong (Southeast Qeens Autonomous Prefecture) and can be shortened as S.E. Qian Prefecture (S.E. Qeens Prefecture), is an autonomous prefecture in the southeast of Guizhou province in the People's Republic of China, bordering Hunan to the east and Guangxi to the south. The seat of the prefecture is Kaili. Qiandongnan has an area of 30,337 km2 (11,713 sq mi).

Qiandongnan Prefecture

Qeef Dongb Naif Zeb
Qeens Donc Nanc Zous
Qiandongnan Miao and
Dong Autonomous Prefecture
Xijiang Miao Village
Location of Qiandongnan Prefecture in Guizhou
Coordinates: 26°35′N 107°59′E
CountryPeople's Republic of China
  Total30,337 km2 (11,713 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Area code(s)0855
ISO 3166 codeCN-GZ-26


As of 2018, Qiandongnan had a huji population of 4,811,900, with 3,538,300 (73.53%) of whom were living in the region. 81.3% of the huji population were ethnic minorities: 43.2% were Miao and 30.4% were Dong.[2]

According to the 2010 census, Qiandongnan has 3,480,626 inhabitants. Among them, 1,821,262 (52.33%) were male and 1,659,364 (47.67%) were female. 865,119 (24.86%) were aged 0-14, 2,271,506 (65.26%) were aged 15-64 and 344,002 (9.88%) were aged 65 or above. The urban population was 905,659 (26.02%) while the rural population was 2,574,967 (73.98%).[4]

Ethnic groups in Qiandongnan, 2010 census[5]
Ethnic group MiaoDongHanSuiBouyeiTujiaSheUnrecognizedZhuangYaoOthers
Population 144725710103527565875535734599336763139728189246182173238127
Percentage of total population 41.5729.0221.731.590.990.970.900.810.710.621.10
Percentage of ethnic minorities 53.1037.07---


The prefecture is subdivided into 16 county-level divisions: 1 county-level city and 15 counties.



  1. "自然环境". www.qdn.gov.cn (in Chinese). 黔东南苗族侗族自治州人民政府. 27 June 2019. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  2. "人口民族". www.qdn.gov.cn (in Chinese). 黔东南苗族侗族自治州人民政府. 27 June 2019. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  3. "Qiandongnan Prefecture Government".
  4. 黔东南苗族侗族自治州统计局. 《黔东南苗族侗族自治州2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报》 (in Chinese).
  5. 贵州省第六次全国人口普查领导小组办公室 (July 2012). 《贵州省2010年人口普查资料》 (in Chinese). 中国统计出版社. ISBN 978-7-5037-6534-6.

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