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Wuxuan County (Chinese: 武宣县; pinyin: Wǔxuān Xiàn; Zhuang: Vujsenh Yen) is a county in the east-central part of Guangxi, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Laibin.

Wuxuan County

武宣县 · Vujsenh Yen
Wuxuan Old Street
Wuxuan Old Street
Wuxuan is located in Guangxi
Wuxuan
Wuxuan
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 23°35′38″N 109°39′47″E / 23.594°N 109.663°E / 23.594; 109.663Coordinates: 23°35′38″N 109°39′47″E / 23.594°N 109.663°E / 23.594; 109.663
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangxi
Prefecture-level cityLaibin
Area
 • Total1,739 km2 (671 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
416,600
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

During the Cultural Revolution, the county was the site of pitched battles between rival factions. The investigative journalist Zheng Yi wrote of these battles and cases of cannibalism of members of the fallen faction in his book Scarlet Memorial: Tales Of Cannibalism In Modern China.[1]

Contents

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Wuxuan (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 28.8
(83.8)
32.7
(90.9)
34.
(93)
35.7
(96.3)
35.7
(96.3)
37.7
(99.9)
39.4
(102.9)
38.7
(101.7)
39.0
(102.2)
36.6
(97.9)
32.8
(91.0)
30.4
(86.7)
39.4
(102.9)
Average high °C (°F) 15.8
(60.4)
17.0
(62.6)
20.3
(68.5)
25.7
(78.3)
29.7
(85.5)
31.6
(88.9)
33.0
(91.4)
33.3
(91.9)
31.9
(89.4)
28.6
(83.5)
23.7
(74.7)
18.9
(66.0)
25.8
(78.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 11.6
(52.9)
13.3
(55.9)
16.6
(61.9)
21.8
(71.2)
25.4
(77.7)
27.6
(81.7)
28.7
(83.7)
28.6
(83.5)
26.9
(80.4)
23.3
(73.9)
18.3
(64.9)
13.6
(56.5)
21.3
(70.4)
Average low °C (°F) 8.6
(47.5)
10.6
(51.1)
13.8
(56.8)
18.8
(65.8)
22.2
(72.0)
24.6
(76.3)
25.4
(77.7)
25.2
(77.4)
23.3
(73.9)
19.4
(66.9)
14.3
(57.7)
9.8
(49.6)
18.0
(64.4)
Record low °C (°F) 0.0
(32.0)
0.4
(32.7)
1.3
(34.3)
7.3
(45.1)
11.9
(53.4)
17.5
(63.5)
19.1
(66.4)
20.6
(69.1)
15.0
(59.0)
8.5
(47.3)
3.5
(38.3)
−1.6
(29.1)
−1.6
(29.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 53.5
(2.11)
62.2
(2.45)
74.0
(2.91)
108.6
(4.28)
195.7
(7.70)
221.5
(8.72)
187.3
(7.37)
141.5
(5.57)
79.0
(3.11)
48.7
(1.92)
44.6
(1.76)
26.9
(1.06)
1,243.5
(48.96)
Average relative humidity (%) 74 78 80 79 79 81 78 79 75 71 71 69 76
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Zheng, Yi (1996). Scarlet Memorial: Tales of Cannibalism in Modern China. edited and translated by T. P. Sym. With a Foreword by Ross Terrill. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. ISBN 081332615X.

Further readingEdit

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Wuxuan at Wikimedia Commons