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Derong County belongs to Ganzi Prefecture in Sichuan Province and is located at 99°07′–99°34′ east longitude and 28°09′–29°10′ north latitude. Located in the southwestern part of Sichuan Province, in the central part of the Grand Shangri-La Tourism Circle at the junction of Sichuan, Yunnan and Tibet. Derong County belongs to the arid valley of the Jinsha River. It is connected to Batang and Xiangcheng counties in Ganzi Prefecture in the north, Shangri-La County in Diqing Prefecture in Yunnan Province in the southeast, and Deqin County in Diqing Prefecture in Yunnan Province in the southwest. It is 670 kilometers away from Kangding, the state capital, 1040 kilometers away from Chengdu (Kangding direction), and about 1477 kilometers from Yunnan to Chengdu.
In 2017, the area of Derong County was 2,916 square kilometers, with 127 villages, 3 communities, and 251 natural villages under 3 towns and 9 townships. By the end of 2017, the total population of Derong County was 25,859 (household registration population), and the population density was 8.86 people/ Square kilometers.
In 2017, the total GDP of Derong County was 814 million yuan, an increase of 7.7% year-on-year; the total social fixed asset investment was 1.287 billion yuan, and the local general budget revenue was 44.08 million yuan.
The origin of the Derong Tibetans was the Tubo people from Ali, Gyangze, Kampotangda and other places in the Tibet Autonomous Region when the Songzanganb unified plateau in the seventh century AD, and during the military expansion of King Naxi of Yunnan to Kangnan from 1451-1509 AD The Naxi people are composed of three parts. Derong belongs to the Kham Tibetan region and believes in Tibetan Buddhism.