Maguan County

Maguan County (simplified Chinese: 马关县; traditional Chinese: 馬關縣; pinyin: Mǎguān Xiàn; lit. 'horse pass', Vietnamese: Mã Quan) is located in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan province, China, bordering Vietnam's Lào Cai and Ha Giang provinces to the south.

Maguan County

马关县
Location of Maguan County (pink) and Wenshan Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Location of Maguan County (pink) and Wenshan Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Autonomous prefectureWenshan
Area
 • Total2,767 km2 (1,068 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total367,507
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
663700
Area code(s)0876
Websitehttp://www.ynmg.gov.cn/

Administrative divisionsEdit

In the present, Maguan County has 9 towns and 4 townships.

9 towns
4 townships

Ethnic groupsEdit

The Maguan County Gazetteer (马关县志) (1996) lists the following ethnic subgroups.

  • Han
  • Zhuang
  • Buyi
  • Dai
  • Miao
  • Yao
  • Yi (Lolo)
    • Pu 仆 (autonyms: Toulapa 托拉葩 and Alapa 阿拉葩), related to the Phù Lá in Vietnam
    • Luo 倮 (autonyms: Luomo 罗摩 and Lemo 勒摩)
  • Mongol
  • Laji (拉基)

TransportEdit

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Maguan (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 26.0
(78.8)
28.0
(82.4)
31.7
(89.1)
32.3
(90.1)
33.3
(91.9)
31.2
(88.2)
32.1
(89.8)
32.4
(90.3)
32.8
(91.0)
28.4
(83.1)
27.2
(81.0)
25.0
(77.0)
33.3
(91.9)
Average high °C (°F) 15.1
(59.2)
17.3
(63.1)
21.2
(70.2)
24.4
(75.9)
25.6
(78.1)
26.2
(79.2)
26.3
(79.3)
26.5
(79.7)
25.3
(77.5)
22.3
(72.1)
19.5
(67.1)
16.2
(61.2)
22.2
(71.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 10.4
(50.7)
12.2
(54.0)
15.3
(59.5)
18.8
(65.8)
20.8
(69.4)
22.1
(71.8)
22.0
(71.6)
21.7
(71.1)
20.3
(68.5)
17.9
(64.2)
14.4
(57.9)
11.0
(51.8)
17.2
(63.0)
Average low °C (°F) 7.5
(45.5)
8.9
(48.0)
11.5
(52.7)
15.0
(59.0)
17.4
(63.3)
19.2
(66.6)
19.4
(66.9)
18.8
(65.8)
17.2
(63.0)
15.1
(59.2)
11.2
(52.2)
7.9
(46.2)
14.1
(57.4)
Record low °C (°F) −2.0
(28.4)
−0.8
(30.6)
−1.0
(30.2)
5.7
(42.3)
9.5
(49.1)
11.0
(51.8)
14.1
(57.4)
12.7
(54.9)
8.7
(47.7)
5.6
(42.1)
−0.1
(31.8)
−3.8
(25.2)
−3.8
(25.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 21.9
(0.86)
24.2
(0.95)
47.6
(1.87)
83.0
(3.27)
150.3
(5.92)
201.3
(7.93)
243.4
(9.58)
237.8
(9.36)
126.8
(4.99)
79.6
(3.13)
52.0
(2.05)
18.4
(0.72)
1,286.3
(50.63)
Average relative humidity (%) 85 83 80 79 80 84 86 85 83 84 83 83 83
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

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Coordinates: 23°00′30″N 104°23′34″E / 23.00833°N 104.39278°E / 23.00833; 104.39278