Wenchuan

Wenchuan is a small county in Sichuan’s , which straddles the confluence of the Min and Zagunao Rivers. Wenchuan county is one of only 4 counties that are the main location of China’s Qiang ethnic group – the others being Lixian, Maoxian and Beichuan.
Photo: Chensiyuan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Wenchuan

Latitude
31.1586° or 31° 9' 30.9" north
Longitude
103.2871° or 103° 17' 13.5" east
Population
101,000
Elevation
3041 metres (9977 feet)
Geo­Names ID
1791528

Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Wenchuan Xian
  • Chinese: Bûn-chhoan-koān
  • Chinese: 汶川
  • Chinese: 汶川县
  • Chinese: 汶川縣
  • Chinese: 绵虒县
  • Dutch: Wenchuan
  • English: Wenchuan County
  • French: Comte de Wenchuan
  • French: Comté de wenchuan
  • French: Wenchuan
  • French: Xian de Wenchuan
  • Gan Chinese: 汶川县
  • German: Wenchuan
  • Hakka Chinese: Vún-chhôn-yen
  • Hausa: Vún-chhôn-yen
  • Indonesian: Kabupaten Wenchuan
  • Indonesian: Wenchuan
  • Italian: Contea di Wenchuan
  • Japanese: 汶川県
  • Japanese: 綿虒県
  • Korean: 문천현
  • Korean: 원촨현
  • Literary Chinese: 汶川
  • Literary Chinese: 汶川縣
  • Min Nan Chinese: Bûn-chhoan-koān
  • Norwegian: Wenchuan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Wenchuan
  • Persian: ونچوان
  • Romanian: Wenchuan
  • Russian: Вэньчуань
  • Spanish: Wenchuan
  • Swedish: Wenchuan
  • Turkish: Webzhuan
  • Turkish: Wenchuan
  • Vietnamese: Mân Xuyên
  • Wu Chinese: 汶川县
  • Yue Chinese: 汶川
  • Yue Chinese: 汶川县
  • Yue Chinese: 汶川縣
  • Wen-ch’uan Hsien

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