Shunchang County

Shunchang County (simplified Chinese: 顺昌县; traditional Chinese: 順昌縣; pinyin: Shùnchāng Xiàn; Northern Min: Sē̤ng-chióng-gṳ̄ing) is a county under the administration of Nanping City, in the northwest of Fujian province, People's Republic of China. The county's name was established in 933, during the Tang Dynasty. It has a total population of approximately 241,200 people as of the end of 2003. It is a key region for forestry and the production of coarse bamboo in Fujian.

Shunchang County
顺昌县
Shunchang is located in Fujian
Shunchang
Shunchang
Location in Fujian
Coordinates: 26°47′35″N 117°48′36″E / 26.793°N 117.810°E / 26.793; 117.810Coordinates: 26°47′35″N 117°48′36″E / 26.793°N 117.810°E / 26.793; 117.810
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceFujian
Prefecture-level cityNanping
Government
 • CPC County Committee SecretaryJiang Jianhua
Area
 • Land1,985 km2 (766 sq mi)
Population
 • Total242,000
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Vehicle licence plates闽H
Websitewww.fjsc.gov.cn

Administrative divisionsEdit

Shunchang County administers one subdistrict, seven towns, and four rural townships. The subdistrict is Shuangxi. The towns include Jianxi, Yangkou, Yuankeng, Bushang, Dali, Dagan, and Renshou. The rural townships include Yangdun, Zhengfang, Lanxia, and Gaoyang.

GeographyEdit

Shunchang County has two major brooks, Futunxi and Jinxi, as well as numerous smaller tributaries.

SpecialtyEdit

  • Renshou Guandan (仁寿灌蛋)

Notable peopleEdit

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Shunchang (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 28.1
(82.6)
33.2
(91.8)
33.8
(92.8)
35.9
(96.6)
36.7
(98.1)
37.5
(99.5)
40.8
(105.4)
40.3
(104.5)
38.2
(100.8)
36.2
(97.2)
34.4
(93.9)
28.5
(83.3)
40.8
(105.4)
Average high °C (°F) 13.9
(57.0)
15.5
(59.9)
18.8
(65.8)
24.2
(75.6)
28.1
(82.6)
30.7
(87.3)
34.4
(93.9)
33.9
(93.0)
30.8
(87.4)
26.5
(79.7)
21.3
(70.3)
16.1
(61.0)
24.5
(76.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 8.6
(47.5)
10.5
(50.9)
13.7
(56.7)
18.7
(65.7)
22.6
(72.7)
25.5
(77.9)
28.2
(82.8)
27.6
(81.7)
25.0
(77.0)
20.4
(68.7)
15.0
(59.0)
9.8
(49.6)
18.8
(65.9)
Average low °C (°F) 5.3
(41.5)
7.3
(45.1)
10.4
(50.7)
15.1
(59.2)
18.9
(66.0)
22.0
(71.6)
23.8
(74.8)
23.7
(74.7)
21.4
(70.5)
16.5
(61.7)
11.2
(52.2)
5.9
(42.6)
15.1
(59.2)
Record low °C (°F) −4.5
(23.9)
−3.2
(26.2)
−3.2
(26.2)
4.3
(39.7)
10.2
(50.4)
14.0
(57.2)
19.5
(67.1)
18.8
(65.8)
13.0
(55.4)
4.9
(40.8)
−0.8
(30.6)
−7.7
(18.1)
−7.7
(18.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 68.3
(2.69)
118.1
(4.65)
211.2
(8.31)
223.8
(8.81)
249.1
(9.81)
322.8
(12.71)
128.0
(5.04)
141.5
(5.57)
106.8
(4.20)
65.2
(2.57)
57.8
(2.28)
47.2
(1.86)
1,739.8
(68.5)
Average relative humidity (%) 81 83 84 82 82 83 78 79 80 80 81 81 81
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

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