Ethnic Towns in China

Ethnic towns in China are town-level administrative areas established in places where ethnic minorities live together. Towns with ethnic minorities accounting for more than 30% of the total population may apply for the establishment of ethnic towns in accordance with regulations; in special cases, the proportion may be slightly lower. The first ethnic town in China, Yichegashan Xibo Town(伊车嘎善锡伯族乡), Huocheng County, Yili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, was founded in November 1953. 

List of Ethnic Towns in China

There are 1248 ethnic towns and townships in China, which are distributed in 28 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities. Among them, 59 ethnic towns are distributed in 9 provinces. There are 47 minority nationalities that have established minority towns in China. The eight minorities that have not established minority towns are Jingpo, Mulao, Sala, Nu, Bonan, Dulong, Gaoshan, and Jing. Guizhou and Yunnan provinces have the largest number of ethnic towns, followed by Sichuan and Hunan provinces. 

Ethnic Towns by Minorities

 Achang Ethnic Towns  Bai Ethnic Towns  Blang Ethnic Towns   Bouyei Ethnic Towns
 Korean Ethnic Towns  Dai Ethnic Towns  Daur Ethnic Towns  Deang Ethnic Towns
 Dong Ethnic Towns  Dongxiang Ethnic Towns  Ewenki Ethnic Towns  Gelao Ethnic Towns
 Hezhen Ethnic Towns  Hani Ethnic Towns  Jino Ethnic Towns  Hui Ethnic Towns
 Zhuang Ethnic Towns   Kazak Ethnic Towns  Kirgiz Ethnic Towns  Lahu Ethnic Towns
 Li Ethnic Towns  Lisu Ethnic Towns  Luoba Ethnic Towns  Man Ethnic Towns
 Maonan Ethnic Towns  Miao Ethnic Towns  Mongol Ethnic Towns  Naxi Ethnic Towns
 Oroqen Ethnic Towns  Primi Ethnic Towns  Qiang Ethnic Towns  Russ Ethnic Towns
 She Ethnic Towns  Shui Ethnic Towns  Tagik Ethnic Towns  Tatar Ethnic Towns
 Tibetan Ethnic Towns  Tu Ethnic Towns  Tujia Ethnic Towns  Uygur Ethnic Towns
 Uzbek Ethnic Towns  Wa Ethnic Towns  Xibe Ethnic Towns  Yao Ethnic Towns
 Yi Ethnic Towns  Yugur Ethnic Towns  Monba Ethnic Towns  

Ethnic Towns by Province and Cities

Ethnic Towns in Beijing(5) Ethnic Towns in Tianjin(2) Ethnic Towns in  Hebei(54) Ethnic Towns in Inner Mongolia(19)
Ethnic Towns in Liaoning(123) Ethnic Towns in Jilin(34) Ethnic Towns in Heilongjiang(69) Ethnic Towns in Jiangsu(1)
Ethnic Towns in Zhejiang(18) Ethnic Towns in Anhui(9) Ethnic Towns in Fujian(18) Ethnic Towns in Jiangxi(5)
Ethnic Towns in Shandong(5) Ethnic Towns in Henan(21) Ethnic Towns in Hubei(10) Ethnic Towns in Hunan(99)
Ethnic Towns in Guangdong(7) Ethnic Towns in Guangxi(63) Ethnic Towns in Hainan(12) Ethnic Towns in Chongqing(4)
Ethnic Towns in Sichuan(105) Ethnic Towns in Guizhou(253) Ethnic Towns in Yunnan(188) Ethnic Towns in Tibet(8)
Ethnic Towns in Shaanxi(3) Ethnic Towns in Gansu(39) Ethnic Towns in Qinghai(31) Ethnic Towns in Xinjiang(43)

Minority Discovery with China Dragon Tours

On this vast land, there are 55 ethnic minority groups who have colorful costumes, different flavors of food, unique etiquette, and a variety of festivals. They are mainly distributed in the southwest, northwest and northeast areas. The most popular destinations for minority discovery are YunnanGuizhouGuangxi, Xinjiang and Tibet, which also boasts amazing natural scenery at the same time. Yunnan province has the largest number of ethnic population in China with 25 ethnic minorities. Join our minority discovery tours, and you definitely will have great fun by discovering the ethnic villages, enjoying the local performance and taking parting in the local big event.

Recommended Tours:
4 Days XishuangBanna Water Splashing Festival Celebration Tour
5 Days Guizhou Miao & Dong Minority Tour
6 Days Xilingol Grassland and Chengde Culture Tour from Beijing
9 Days Best Yunnan Minorities Discovery
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