At the end of 2016, the city (two districts, two cities, and two counties) had a total population of 3.41 million and an urban population of 720,000. The area under the jurisdiction of the city is 14,700 square kilometers, of which the urban area is 1,480 square kilometers. Siping is a multi-ethnic place with 36 ethnic groups, and the Han population accounts for about 91.6%. Among the 35 ethnic minorities, the Manchu, Mongolian, Hui, and Korean ethnic groups have larger populations. There are 1 ethnic autonomous county in the city, namely Yitong Manchu Autonomous County; 4 ethnic towns, namely Yehe Manchu Town in Tiedong District, Ershijiazi Manchu Township in Gongzhuling City, Fangamagou Manchu Township in Gongzhuling City, and Namus in Shuangliao City Mongolian township.
Siping has a long history and profound cultural heritage. The ancestors lived and reproduced here as far back as the Yin and Zhou dynasties. The ruins of the ancient city of Yan Guo on the bank of Erlong Lake, 50 kilometers away from the city, are the earliest witness of the Han nationality's development in the northeast. Fuyu, Goguryeo, Khitan, Jurchen, Mongolia, Manchu, and Koreans have all lived here, leaving cultural monuments such as the Liao Dynasty, Hanzhou, and the Ming Dynasty Yehe Tribe, combined with the beautiful landscapes of mountains and rivers. The black land adds a charming touch. Siping Wuhua Tianbao, earth spirit. Yehe Manchu Town, 30 kilometers away from the city, is the birthplace of Empress Xiaoci Gao in the Qing Dynasty; the ancestral home of Empress Cixi and Longyu.
The city covers an area of 14,700 square kilometers and has a population of 3.41 million, including an urban area of 1480 square kilometers and a population of 720,000. It has jurisdiction over four counties (cities) in Gongzhuling (directly managed by the province), Lishu, Shuangliao, and Yitong, and two districts in Tiedong and Tiexi. 48 townships, 59 towns, 24 sub-district offices, 618 residents 'committees, and 1,216 villagers' committees.
Siping has a long history and a long history. As far back as the Yin and Zhou dynasties, ancestors lived and reproduced here. Fuyu, Goguryeo, Khitan, Jurchen, Mongolia, Manchu, Han, Hui, and Koreans all lived here. The history of the long river has passed down to this day, leaving many cultural monuments and many vivid and touching folklore. Coupled with the beautiful natural scenery, this land adds many charming colors.
Siping City is one of the birthplaces and settlements of the Manchu people. It is the "ancestral place of Zhaoxing" of the Manchu. Emperor Xiaoci Gao, the biological mother of Emperor Taiji of the Qing Dynasty, was born in Yitong. On this fertile soil surrounded by "Gongshan" and "Gonghe", the Yitong Manchus thrive here. So far, the customs and psychological quality of the Manchus in Yitong still have distinctive characteristics. The Manchu heritages reverently respected and surviving in the past, on behalf of Jilin Province in Beijing in March 1987, have won the attention of people from all walks of life at home and abroad. Highly praised. In Yitong County, the Manchus still retain more of their customs. Yitong Manchu men still generally wear shawls, and girls are adept at embroidery, embroidering beautiful patterns and the words "happy words" on the edges of the clothes, curtains, and curtains. The custom of cutting window-windows is still very popular. Older women have their hair twisted, girls have braids, and earrings are everywhere. The Manchu family still preserves the relics of ancient buildings. Many buildings have the characteristics of the Qing Dynasty, and the customs of life also have a strong national color. In particular, the rituals and weddings of Shamanism (Manchu primitive tutor) are the most representative. Every time when sacrificing the blessings and sacrifices, marriage, funeral, marriage, exorcism and healing, we must invite the shaman. At this time, the shaman takes off his regular clothes, puts on a god skirt, puts on a god hat, and puts on a bell Holding the drum and drum whip, while chanting the shrine, while circling dance, jumping praise, worshipping the god of entertainment.
The Cheongsam of the Manchu nationality lived in the "national service" status in the Qing Dynasty. Cheongsam is called "clothing", which is divided into four types: single, clip, leather and cotton. Women's cheongsam is set with gorgeous lace on the neckline, placket, and sleeves. It is beautiful, well-proportioned, and graceful, becoming the most distinctive Chinese national costume .