Shaxian District

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Shaxian District[1] (simplified Chinese: 沙县区; traditional Chinese: 沙縣區; pinyin: Shāxiàn Qū), formerly Sha County, is a District of Sanming, Fujian Province, People's Republic of China. Shaxian District is the hometown of Shaxian delicacies, which are considered part of the food heritage of China.[2]

Shaxian[1]
沙县区
Sha River (沙溪) shortly after sunset
Sha River (沙溪) shortly after sunset
Administrative Division Sanming.png
  Shaxian District
in Sanming
Sanming in Fujian
Sanming in Fujian
Coordinates: 26°23′49″N 117°47′31″E / 26.397°N 117.792°E / 26.397; 117.792Coordinates: 26°23′49″N 117°47′31″E / 26.397°N 117.792°E / 26.397; 117.792
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceFujian
Prefecture-level citySanming
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

TransportationEdit

Shaxian District is served by Sanming North railway station and Sanming Shaxian Airport.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Shaxian (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30.2
(86.4)
34.8
(94.6)
34.7
(94.5)
36.3
(97.3)
37.3
(99.1)
38.4
(101.1)
41.4
(106.5)
40.9
(105.6)
38.8
(101.8)
36.8
(98.2)
34.4
(93.9)
29.9
(85.8)
41.4
(106.5)
Average high °C (°F) 15.4
(59.7)
16.8
(62.2)
20.3
(68.5)
25.4
(77.7)
28.9
(84.0)
31.7
(89.1)
35.2
(95.4)
34.6
(94.3)
31.4
(88.5)
27.2
(81.0)
22.1
(71.8)
17.1
(62.8)
25.5
(77.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 9.7
(49.5)
11.6
(52.9)
14.8
(58.6)
19.6
(67.3)
23.3
(73.9)
26.1
(79.0)
28.6
(83.5)
28.1
(82.6)
25.5
(77.9)
21.0
(69.8)
15.8
(60.4)
10.6
(51.1)
19.6
(67.2)
Average low °C (°F) 6.3
(43.3)
8.3
(46.9)
11.3
(52.3)
15.8
(60.4)
19.4
(66.9)
22.4
(72.3)
23.9
(75.0)
23.9
(75.0)
21.7
(71.1)
17.0
(62.6)
11.9
(53.4)
6.7
(44.1)
15.7
(60.3)
Record low °C (°F) −4.2
(24.4)
−3.2
(26.2)
−2.6
(27.3)
4.0
(39.2)
10.7
(51.3)
13.6
(56.5)
20.1
(68.2)
18.9
(66.0)
12.9
(55.2)
5.4
(41.7)
−1.0
(30.2)
−6.5
(20.3)
−6.5
(20.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 70.6
(2.78)
123.9
(4.88)
210.0
(8.27)
222.3
(8.75)
260.1
(10.24)
273.5
(10.77)
124.1
(4.89)
135.8
(5.35)
102.0
(4.02)
70.4
(2.77)
55.3
(2.18)
44.4
(1.75)
1,692.4
(66.65)
Average relative humidity (%) 83 84 84 82 82 82 76 78 80 80 82 83 81
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

Administrative divisionsEdit

Subdistricts:[3]

  • Fenggang Subdistrict (凤岗街道), Qiujiang Subdistrict (虬江街道)

Towns:

  • Qingzhou (青州镇), Xiamao (夏茂镇), Gaosha (高砂镇), Gaoqiao (高桥镇), Fukou (富口镇), Daluo (大洛镇)

Townships:

  • Nanxia Township (南霞乡), Nanyang Township (南阳乡), Zhenghu Township (郑湖乡), Huyuan Township (湖源乡)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "撤县(市)设区 漳州和三明部分行政区划调整". 2021-02-04.
  2. ^ "Snacks from Fujian's Sha County appear in Taipei". People's Daily (English ed.). 6 May 2010. Retrieved 25 November 2010.
  3. ^ "三明市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.