Faku County (simplified Chinese: 法库县; traditional Chinese: 法庫縣; pinyin: Fǎkù Xiàn) is a county of Liaoning Province, Northeast China, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Shenyang, the capital of Liaoning, 77 km (48 mi) north of downtown Shenyang. As of 2010, it has a population of 399,587 in an area of 2,285 km2 (882 sq mi). It lies on China National Highway 203. It borders Kangping County to the north, Shenbei New Area to the southeast, and Xinmin City to the southwest as well as the prefecture-level cities of Tieling to the east and Fuxin to the west.

Faku
法库县
Faku is located in Liaoning
Faku
Faku
Location in Liaoning
Coordinates: 42°29′42″N 123°24′40″E / 42.495°N 123.411°E / 42.495; 123.411Coordinates: 42°29′42″N 123°24′40″E / 42.495°N 123.411°E / 42.495; 123.411[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceLiaoning
Sub-provincial cityShenyang
Area
 • Total2,285 km2 (882 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total399,587
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
1104XX
Shenyang district map
Subdivisions of Shenyang, Liaoning
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4
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12
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Core
1 Heping
2 Shenhe
3 Dadong
4 Huanggu
5 Tiexi
Suburban
6 Sujiatun
7 Hunnan
8 Shenbei
9 Yuhong
Satellite
13 Xinmin
Rural
10 Liaozhong Co.
11 Kangping Co.
12 Faku Co.

Administrative divisionsEdit

There are eight towns, 11 townships, and one ethnic township within the county.[3]

Towns:

Townships:

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Faku (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 6.8
(44.2)
17.1
(62.8)
20.7
(69.3)
30.1
(86.2)
34.6
(94.3)
37.2
(99.0)
37.5
(99.5)
35.0
(95.0)
32.0
(89.6)
28.4
(83.1)
20.1
(68.2)
12.3
(54.1)
37.5
(99.5)
Average high °C (°F) −6.2
(20.8)
−1.4
(29.5)
6.2
(43.2)
16.2
(61.2)
23.1
(73.6)
27.1
(80.8)
28.2
(82.8)
27.7
(81.9)
23.4
(74.1)
15.4
(59.7)
4.2
(39.6)
−3.6
(25.5)
13.4
(56.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) −12.5
(9.5)
−7.7
(18.1)
0.1
(32.2)
9.7
(49.5)
16.9
(62.4)
21.6
(70.9)
23.8
(74.8)
22.8
(73.0)
16.9
(62.4)
9.0
(48.2)
−1.3
(29.7)
−9.4
(15.1)
7.5
(45.5)
Average low °C (°F) −17.9
(−0.2)
−13.3
(8.1)
−5.4
(22.3)
3.5
(38.3)
10.8
(51.4)
16.4
(61.5)
19.8
(67.6)
18.5
(65.3)
11.1
(52.0)
3.3
(37.9)
−6.2
(20.8)
−14.5
(5.9)
2.2
(35.9)
Record low °C (°F) −34.4
(−29.9)
−31.0
(−23.8)
−21.3
(−6.3)
−9.3
(15.3)
−1.1
(30.0)
2.1
(35.8)
10.7
(51.3)
6.9
(44.4)
−0.7
(30.7)
−12.4
(9.7)
−23.4
(−10.1)
−30.3
(−22.5)
−34.4
(−29.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 3.6
(0.14)
4.0
(0.16)
14.5
(0.57)
31.5
(1.24)
45.6
(1.80)
90.1
(3.55)
154.3
(6.07)
149.0
(5.87)
49.1
(1.93)
27.8
(1.09)
13.3
(0.52)
4.1
(0.16)
586.9
(23.1)
Average relative humidity (%) 60 53 49 50 52 66 81 81 70 61 60 60 62
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Faku" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ 分地区土地面积和人口密度 (2012年末) (in Chinese). Shenyang Statistics Bureau. Archived from the original on 26 September 2018. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
  3. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:法库县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Archived from the original on 2012-12-08. Retrieved 2012-07-17.
  4. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 24 September 2022.

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