Mile City

Mile (Chinese: 弥勒市; pinyin: Mílè Shì; [mǐlɤ̂ ʂî]) is located in Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan province, China.

Mile

弥勒市
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From top, left to right:
Mile City government, Qinglai Park, Yuhuang Park, road crossing of Shangqing Road and Zhongshan Road
Mile is located in Yunnan
Mile
Mile
Location of the city center in Yunnan
Coordinates: 24°24′15″N 103°26′34″E / 24.40417°N 103.44278°E / 24.40417; 103.44278Coordinates: 24°24′15″N 103°26′34″E / 24.40417°N 103.44278°E / 24.40417; 103.44278
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
PrefectureHonghe
Area
 • Total4,004 km2 (1,546 sq mi)
Population
 ([when?])
 • Total490,000
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Postal code
652300
Area code(s)0873

Administrative divisionsEdit

In the present, Mile City has 10 towns and 2 townships.

10 towns
2 townships

Ethnic groupsEdit

The Mile County Gazetteer 弥勒县志 (1987:689-699) reports the following Yi subgroups.

  • Axi 阿细
  • Azhe 阿哲: in Wushan 五山, Xunjian 巡检, and Jianbian 江边 districts
  • Awu 阿乌: 8,710 persons as of 1984
  • Black Yi 黑彝: in Wushan 五山, Xishan 西山, and Dongshan 东山 districts
    • Large Black Yi 大黑彝 subgroup (autonym: Nasubo 纳苏波)
    • Small Black Yi 小黑彝 subgroup
  • Sani 撒尼 (autonym: Sanibo 撒尼波)
  • White Yi 白彝
    • Nasubo 纳苏波 subgroup: in Dongshan 东山 and Xinshao 新哨 districts
    • White Yi 白彝 subgroup: in Xier District 西二区
  • Gebo 葛波 (exonym: Guzu 古族)

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Mile (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 27.0
(80.6)
29.6
(85.3)
32.2
(90.0)
35.0
(95.0)
35.8
(96.4)
34.1
(93.4)
33.5
(92.3)
32.4
(90.3)
33.2
(91.8)
30.5
(86.9)
28.5
(83.3)
26.0
(78.8)
35.8
(96.4)
Average high °C (°F) 17.7
(63.9)
20.4
(68.7)
24.3
(75.7)
27.6
(81.7)
27.9
(82.2)
27.2
(81.0)
26.8
(80.2)
27.0
(80.6)
26.0
(78.8)
23.3
(73.9)
20.4
(68.7)
17.5
(63.5)
23.8
(74.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 9.8
(49.6)
11.9
(53.4)
15.7
(60.3)
19.5
(67.1)
21.7
(71.1)
22.5
(72.5)
22.2
(72.0)
21.7
(71.1)
20.4
(68.7)
17.9
(64.2)
13.8
(56.8)
10.2
(50.4)
17.3
(63.1)
Average low °C (°F) 4.0
(39.2)
5.2
(41.4)
8.3
(46.9)
12.5
(54.5)
16.6
(61.9)
18.9
(66.0)
18.8
(65.8)
18.1
(64.6)
16.6
(61.9)
14.2
(57.6)
9.1
(48.4)
4.9
(40.8)
12.3
(54.1)
Record low °C (°F) −2.9
(26.8)
−2.8
(27.0)
−3.9
(25.0)
4.4
(39.9)
4.8
(40.6)
12.7
(54.9)
13.8
(56.8)
12.4
(54.3)
8.7
(47.7)
4.7
(40.5)
−1.9
(28.6)
−4.6
(23.7)
−4.6
(23.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 15.7
(0.62)
18.8
(0.74)
22.3
(0.88)
35.9
(1.41)
96.5
(3.80)
165.2
(6.50)
184.1
(7.25)
148.4
(5.84)
99.6
(3.92)
73.3
(2.89)
39.9
(1.57)
13.6
(0.54)
913.3
(35.96)
Average relative humidity (%) 73 68 61 69 66 78 83 83 79 79 77 76 74
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

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