The Ning'er Hani and Yi Autonomous County (宁洱哈尼族彝族自治县, Pinyin: Níng'ěr Hānízú Yízú Zìzhìxiàn) is an autonomous county located in the prefecture-level city of Pu'er (思茅), Southern Yunnan province of the People's Republic of China. The county covers an area of 3,670 square kilometers. The county capital is Ning'er.
The population of this county is has a large proportion of native Hani
and Yi people
in a predominately Han
population. As of 2003 the county records a population of approximately 190,000 people.
This county gives its name to Pu-erh tea
, due to its historical role in the tea
trade in Ancient China