Xinyi, Guangdong

Xinyi, alternately romanized as Sunyi,[a] is a county-level city in Guangdong Province, China. It is administered as part of the prefecture-level city of Maoming in the southwestern corner of the province,[3] bordering Guangxi to the west. As of the 2020 census, it had a population of 1,014,577 people. Though its metro area is much smaller with 418,731 inhabitants considered urban.[1]

Xinyi
信宜市
Sunyi; Hsini
Morning of Xinyi.jpg
Xinyi is the northernmost division on this map of Maoming
Xinyi is the northernmost division on this map of Maoming
Xinyi is located in Guangdong
Xinyi
Xinyi
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 22°21′18″N 110°56′48″E / 22.3549°N 110.9468°E / 22.3549; 110.9468Coordinates: 22°21′18″N 110°56′48″E / 22.3549°N 110.9468°E / 22.3549; 110.9468
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityMaoming
Area
 • County-level city3,081 km2 (1,190 sq mi)
 • Metro
3,081 km2 (1,190 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 census[1])
1,014,577
 • Metro
1,014,577
 • Metro density330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
525300
Area code(s)(0)668
License plate prefixes粤K
Websitewww.xinyi.gov.cn
Xinyi
Simplified Chinese信宜
PostalSunyi

HistoryEdit

Under the Qing, Xinyi County formed part of the prefecture of Gaozhou.[2] After the Chinese Civil War, it was reorganized under Maoming.

TransportationEdit

SchoolsEdit

Xinyi Middle School, the first county school in Xinyi District, was set up in 1916. It is now a national-level model high school.

DistrictsEdit

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Xinyi (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 29.0
(84.2)
33.3
(91.9)
34.9
(94.8)
35.0
(95.0)
36.3
(97.3)
38.3
(100.9)
38.9
(102.0)
37.6
(99.7)
37.5
(99.5)
35.7
(96.3)
34.4
(93.9)
30.4
(86.7)
38.9
(102.0)
Average high °C (°F) 20.3
(68.5)
21.0
(69.8)
24.0
(75.2)
27.8
(82.0)
31.0
(87.8)
32.3
(90.1)
33.4
(92.1)
33.3
(91.9)
32.2
(90.0)
30.1
(86.2)
26.4
(79.5)
22.5
(72.5)
27.9
(82.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 15.1
(59.2)
16.5
(61.7)
19.5
(67.1)
23.4
(74.1)
26.2
(79.2)
27.6
(81.7)
28.4
(83.1)
28.1
(82.6)
27.1
(80.8)
24.8
(76.6)
20.6
(69.1)
16.6
(61.9)
22.8
(73.1)
Average low °C (°F) 11.5
(52.7)
13.4
(56.1)
16.4
(61.5)
20.4
(68.7)
23.0
(73.4)
24.7
(76.5)
25.1
(77.2)
25.0
(77.0)
23.8
(74.8)
21.1
(70.0)
16.8
(62.2)
12.7
(54.9)
19.5
(67.1)
Record low °C (°F) 2.0
(35.6)
2.6
(36.7)
3.9
(39.0)
9.2
(48.6)
14.8
(58.6)
17.9
(64.2)
21.2
(70.2)
21.8
(71.2)
15.8
(60.4)
10.9
(51.6)
4.4
(39.9)
1.9
(35.4)
1.9
(35.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 40.9
(1.61)
62.8
(2.47)
75.3
(2.96)
201.8
(7.94)
287.2
(11.31)
343.1
(13.51)
278.2
(10.95)
252.7
(9.95)
139.0
(5.47)
63.8
(2.51)
33.1
(1.30)
24.7
(0.97)
1,802.6
(70.95)
Average relative humidity (%) 72 77 79 81 81 83 80 81 77 70 66 65 76
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Xinyi was also formerly romanized Sin-e.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "China: Guăngdōng (Prefectures, Cities, Districts and Counties) - Population Statistics, Charts and Map". citypopulation.de. Retrieved 26 November 2021.
  2. ^ a b Gützlaff, Charles (1838), China Opened, p. 527
  3. ^ F_127. "China's army aviation airdrop necessities to disaster-stricken Xinyi, Guangdong - People's Daily Online". english.peopledaily.com.cn. Retrieved 19 April 2018.

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