Yongxiu County

Yongxiu (Chinese: 永修; pinyin: Yǒngxiū) is a county under the administration of Jiujiang City in northern Jiangxi province, People's Republic of China, on the western shores of Poyang Lake. As of 2005, the county has a total population of 361,000 residing in an area of 2,035 square kilometres (786 sq mi). Bordering counties are Duchang, Xingzi, De'an, Wuning, Jing'an, Xinjian, and Anyi, while the county seat is 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Nanchang, the provincial capital, and 80 km (50 mi) south-southwest of downtown Jiujiang.

Yongxiu County
永修县
Yungsiu
Location of Yongxiu County in Jiujiang City (yellow) and Jiangxi
Location of Yongxiu County in Jiujiang City (yellow) and Jiangxi
Coordinates: 29°00′43″N 115°49′55″E / 29.012°N 115.832°E / 29.012; 115.832Coordinates: 29°00′43″N 115°49′55″E / 29.012°N 115.832°E / 29.012; 115.832
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangxi
Prefecture-level cityJiujiang
County seatTubu (涂埠镇)
Area
 • Total1,947 km2 (752 sq mi)
Elevation
31 m (101 ft)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total399,400
 • Density210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
330300
Area code(s)0792
Websiteyongxiu.gov.cn

Administrative divisionsEdit

Yongxiu County has 12 towns and 4 townships.[1]

Towns (镇)Edit

The county has 12 towns:[2]

Townships (乡)Edit

There are 4 townships:[2]

TransportEdit

The Yongxiu County seat is 18 km (11 mi) north-northeast of Nanchang Changbei International Airport, and 50 km (31 mi) south of Jiujiang Lushan Airport.

The Beijing–Kowloon Railway and Nanchang–Jiujiang Intercity Railway traverse the county, and are served by the Yongxiu Railway Station.

Major highways passing through Yongxiu County are G70 Fuzhou–Yinchuan Expressway, China National Highway 105, and China National Highway 316.

Due to its importance in north-south travel in the province, Yongxiu was known as the "Gate of Hongdu" (洪都門戶) in ancient China.

TourismEdit

The spectacular Zhelin Reservoir lies in the northwest part of the county. The sacred Buddhist heaven Yunju Mountain stands in the southwest. The famous Poyang Lake Nature Reserve in the eastern part of the county.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Yongxiu (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 24.2
(75.6)
28.3
(82.9)
32.6
(90.7)
34.4
(93.9)
35.9
(96.6)
37.9
(100.2)
40.6
(105.1)
41.1
(106.0)
38.4
(101.1)
35.4
(95.7)
31.2
(88.2)
22.7
(72.9)
41.1
(106.0)
Average high °C (°F) 8.7
(47.7)
11.0
(51.8)
15.1
(59.2)
21.5
(70.7)
26.7
(80.1)
29.5
(85.1)
33.4
(92.1)
32.7
(90.9)
28.6
(83.5)
23.7
(74.7)
17.5
(63.5)
11.7
(53.1)
21.7
(71.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 5.0
(41.0)
7.3
(45.1)
11.1
(52.0)
17.2
(63.0)
22.4
(72.3)
25.6
(78.1)
29.1
(84.4)
28.4
(83.1)
24.4
(75.9)
19.1
(66.4)
13.0
(55.4)
7.3
(45.1)
17.5
(63.5)
Average low °C (°F) 2.4
(36.3)
4.5
(40.1)
8.0
(46.4)
13.9
(57.0)
19.0
(66.2)
22.6
(72.7)
25.9
(78.6)
25.3
(77.5)
21.4
(70.5)
15.9
(60.6)
9.7
(49.5)
4.0
(39.2)
14.4
(57.9)
Record low °C (°F) −4.3
(24.3)
−5.4
(22.3)
−1.7
(28.9)
2.0
(35.6)
9.7
(49.5)
13.9
(57.0)
18.7
(65.7)
18.8
(65.8)
13.9
(57.0)
4.1
(39.4)
−1.5
(29.3)
−8.7
(16.3)
−8.7
(16.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 70.1
(2.76)
100.9
(3.97)
160.6
(6.32)
215.1
(8.47)
212.5
(8.37)
262.8
(10.35)
152.1
(5.99)
126.9
(5.00)
83.3
(3.28)
64.2
(2.53)
71.2
(2.80)
41.2
(1.62)
1,560.9
(61.46)
Average relative humidity (%) 77 78 79 80 79 83 78 80 78 75 75 74 78
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "南京市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
  2. ^ a b 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:永修县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Archived from the original on December 8, 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-30.
  3. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 10 October 2019.

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