Longlin Various Nationalities Autonomous County

The Autonomous District Longlin several nationalities (隆林 各族 自治县, Longlin Gezu Zizhixian ) is an autonomous district in the Autonomous Region Guangxi Zhuang Nationality in the south of the People's Republic of China. He belongs to the administrative area of the prefecture-level city Bose. It has an area of 3,542 square kilometers and is approximately 360,000 inhabitants ( 2004). Its main town is the large village Xinzhou (新 州镇).

Administrative Divisions

At the community level, the circuit is composed of four large municipalities and twelve municipalities.

Early Human Finds

Near the village De'e discovered in 1979 by the geologist Li Changqing in the locality known as Longlin Cave a partially preserved lower jaw and some other body bones that were studied in Kunming and 2012 at an age of 11,510 ± 255 dated calibrated calendar years before present were. They are similar to findings from the approximately 300 kilometers away Malu Cave ( Maludong, translated: Deer Cave), which is researched since 1989 and is located near the town of Menzi; here, among others, a partially preserved skull, mandible fragments and individual teeth were recovered, the calibrated calendar years before present are old 14500-13000. The morphological characteristics of the finds are quite different from the characteristics of the population now living in China, however, they resemble much older African fossils. Therefore, they were assigned Although modern humans (Homo sapiens ), but they belong possibly to a separate, living at both localities grouping of immigrants from Africa who settled in the region earlier and separated from the direct ancestors of today's Chinese.

Based on one of the localities, the population was referred to as "Red Deer Cave people" ( people from the Deer Cave).