Zizhizhou

Zizhizhou

In China, a political subdivision of an autonomous prefecture. That is, a zizhizhou is a province in which more than half the population belongs to an ethnic minority, or which is historically associated with a minority.
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Also, when listing the autonomous administrative hierarchy for ethnic nationalities in China, it is erroneous to put zizhiqu after zizhizhou and zizhixian (p.
Yanbian Chaoxianzu zizhizhou zhouzhi (Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture Gazetteer).