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Qingyuan Manchu Autonomous County

Qingyuan Manchu Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 清原满族自治县; traditional Chinese: 清原滿族自治縣; pinyin: Qīngyuán Mǎnzú Zìzhìxiàn, Manchu: ᠴᡳᠩᠶᡠᠸᠠᠨ
ᠮᠠᠨᠵᡠ
ᠪᡝᠶᡝ
ᡩᠠᠰᠠᠩᡤᠠ
ᠰᡳᠶᠠᠨ
; Mölendroff: cingyuwan manju beye dasangga siyan), or simply Qingyuan County (清原县) is one of the three counties under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Fushun, in the east of Liaoning, People's Republic of China, and is also one of the 11 Manchu autonomous counties and one of 117 autonomous counties nationally. It has a population of about 340,000, covering an area of 3,921 square kilometres (1,514 sq mi).

Qingyuan

清原县
ᠴᡳᠩᠶᡠᠸᠠᠨ ᠰᡳᠶᠠᠨ
清原满族自治县
ᠴᡳᠩᠶᡠᠸᠠᠨ ᠮᠠᠨᠵᡠ ᠪᡝᠶᡝ ᡩᠠᠰᠠᠩᡤᠠ ᠰᡳᠶᠠᠨ
Qingyuan Manchu Autonomous County
Qingyuan in Fushun
Qingyuan in Fushun
Fushun in Liaoning
Fushun in Liaoning
Coordinates: 42°06′02″N 124°55′27″E / 42.1005°N 124.9241°E / 42.1005; 124.9241Coordinates: 42°06′02″N 124°55′27″E / 42.1005°N 124.9241°E / 42.1005; 124.9241
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceLiaoning
Prefecture-level cityFushun
County seatQingyuan
Area
 • Total3,921 km2 (1,514 sq mi)
Elevation
238 m (781 ft)
Population
 • Total340,000
 • Density87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
113300
Area code(s)0413

Administrative divisionsEdit

There are 18 towns and 7 townships in the county.[1]

Towns:

Townships:

Geography and climateEdit

Qingyuan is located in the north of Fushun City. It spans 41°48′−42°29′ N latitude and 124°20′−125°29′ E longitude. Bordering county-level divisions are as follows:

In Liaoning:

In Jilin:

Qingyuan has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa), characterised by hot, humid summers and long, cold and windy, but dry winters. The four seasons here are distinctive. Over 60% of the annual rainfall of 774 mm (30.5 in) occurs from June to August alone. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −14.6 °C (5.7 °F) in January to 23.1 °C (73.6 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 5.87 °C (42.6 °F). In winter, due to the elevation and normally dry climate, diurnal temperature variation regularly exceeds 15 °C (27 °F).

Climate data for Qingyuan Manchu Autonomous County (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 7.1
(44.8)
15.5
(59.9)
20.3
(68.5)
30.2
(86.4)
33.5
(92.3)
36.7
(98.1)
37.2
(99.0)
37.1
(98.8)
32.0
(89.6)
29.8
(85.6)
21.4
(70.5)
11.5
(52.7)
37.2
(99.0)
Average high °C (°F) −5.9
(21.4)
−1.8
(28.8)
5.7
(42.3)
15.8
(60.4)
22.3
(72.1)
26.5
(79.7)
28.7
(83.7)
27.9
(82.2)
22.8
(73.0)
15.3
(59.5)
4.9
(40.8)
−3.2
(26.2)
13.2
(55.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −14.6
(5.7)
−10.2
(13.6)
−1.1
(30.0)
8.1
(46.6)
14.8
(58.6)
19.9
(67.8)
23.1
(73.6)
21.8
(71.2)
14.9
(58.8)
7.0
(44.6)
−2.4
(27.7)
−10.9
(12.4)
5.9
(42.6)
Average low °C (°F) −21.4
(−6.5)
−17
(1)
−7.3
(18.9)
1.1
(34.0)
7.7
(45.9)
14.0
(57.2)
18.5
(65.3)
17.1
(62.8)
8.9
(48.0)
0.7
(33.3)
−7.8
(18.0)
−16.9
(1.6)
−0.2
(31.6)
Record low °C (°F) −34.4
(−29.9)
−32.6
(−26.7)
−26.3
(−15.3)
−13.2
(8.2)
−4.5
(23.9)
4.4
(39.9)
9.2
(48.6)
3.7
(38.7)
−3.2
(26.2)
−12.2
(10.0)
−25.4
(−13.7)
−33.2
(−27.8)
−34.4
(−29.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 7.1
(0.28)
7.5
(0.30)
19.3
(0.76)
45.8
(1.80)
64.3
(2.53)
112.3
(4.42)
197.3
(7.77)
166.1
(6.54)
71.2
(2.80)
47.7
(1.88)
23.9
(0.94)
11.2
(0.44)
773.7
(30.46)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 5.3 5.8 6.9 9.4 11.8 15.0 16.0 14.0 9.6 8.4 8.1 6.0 116.3
Source: Weather China

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 抚顺市-行政区划网. XZQH.

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