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Jiangning, Nanjing

Jiangning
江宁区
A Liu Song Dynasty qilin in a resident's front yard in the town of Qilin, Jiangning District.
A Liu Song Dynasty qilin in a resident's front yard in the town of Qilin, Jiangning District.
Jiangning is located in Jiangsu
Jiangning
Jiangning
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 31°51′59″N 118°48′07″E / 31.8663°N 118.8019°E / 31.8663; 118.8019
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJiangsu
Sub-provincial cityNanjing
Area
 • Total1,561 km2 (603 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total1,347,000
 • Density860/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal Code
211100
Nanjing district map
Subdivisions of Nanjing, Jiangsu
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
City Proper
1 Xuanwu
2 Qinhuai
3 Jianye
4 Gulou
5 Yuhuatai
6 Qixia
Suburban
7 Jiangning
8 Pukou
9 Luhe
Rural
10 Lishui
11 Gaochun

Jiangning District (simplified Chinese: 江宁区; traditional Chinese: 江寧區; pinyin: Jiāngníng Qū) is one of 11 districts of Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province, China. The District has a population of 1,025,000 and an area of 1,600 square kilometers.[1] It includes southern and south-eastern suburbs of Nanjing.

Jiangning Development Zone is located in this district. It has a population of 210,000. The Zone was approved on February 2, 1997, to be a national-level high and new technology industry development zone. In June 2001, the Zone won the ISO14001 environmental management system certificate. In June 2002, it won the title of the Jiangsu Provincial Base for Electronic and Information Industry. Approved Power automation industry base by National Science Ministry on October 30, 2004.

Name

The name of Jiangning means "peace in Jiangnan", the character "jiang" () means "river", which refers to the Yangtze river; the character "ning" () means "peace". Jiangning was established in AD 280, and it was named Linjiang (臨江) at that time. The following year, It was said to be peaceful in Jiangnan (外江無事; wài jiāng wú shì), So the name was changed from Linjiang to Jiangning.[2]

Historical sites

Transportation

Administrative divisions

Jiangning district has ten subdistricts:[3]

  • Dongshan (东山街道)
  • Moling (秣陵街道)
  • Tangshan (汤山街道)
  • Chunhua (淳化街道)
  • Lukou (禄口街道)
  • Jiangning (江宁街道)
  • Guli (谷里街道)
  • Hushu (湖熟街道)
  • Hengxi (横溪街道)
  • Qilin (麒麟街道)

Climate

Climate data for Jiangning District (1991–2007 normals)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 7.3
(45.1)
10.2
(50.4)
14.4
(57.9)
21.1
(70.0)
26.3
(79.3)
29.4
(84.9)
32.6
(90.7)
31.7
(89.1)
28.1
(82.6)
22.8
(73.0)
16.5
(61.7)
9.9
(49.8)
20.9
(69.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) 3.3
(37.9)
5.9
(42.6)
9.8
(49.6)
16.1
(61.0)
21.4
(70.5)
25.2
(77.4)
28.5
(83.3)
27.7
(81.9)
23.8
(74.8)
18.2
(64.8)
11.9
(53.4)
5.7
(42.3)
16.5
(61.6)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 0.3
(32.5)
2.5
(36.5)
6.2
(43.2)
12.0
(53.6)
17.3
(63.1)
21.7
(71.1)
25.4
(77.7)
24.7
(76.5)
20.5
(68.9)
14.6
(58.3)
8.1
(46.6)
2.6
(36.7)
13.0
(55.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 55.4
(2.18)
47.9
(1.89)
90.6
(3.57)
85.2
(3.35)
93.3
(3.67)
199.8
(7.87)
221.9
(8.74)
132.7
(5.22)
61.2
(2.41)
55.7
(2.19)
51.2
(2.02)
33.8
(1.33)
1,128.7
(44.44)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 9.1 8.5 11.5 9.8 10.4 11.1 11.4 11.6 7.0 7.4 7.5 7.4 112.7
Average snowy days 3.3 2.3 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 1.1 8.3
Average relative humidity (%) 73 70 71 70 71 76 79 80 75 72 72 72 73
Mean monthly sunshine hours 124.7 127.4 140.9 165.8 178.6 152.6 194.2 182.1 168.1 166.6 145.0 126.3 1,872.3
Percent possible sunshine 39 41 38 42 42 36 45 45 46 48 46 41 42
Source: China Meteorological Administration[4][5]

Education

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The following schools are in Jiangning District:

References

  1. ^ (in Chinese) Overview of Jiangning District, Official website of Nanjing Jiangning District People's Government, visited on Oct. 7, 2018.
  2. ^ “江宁”名字的形成. Jiangning district library (in Chinese). 2011-11-18. Archived from the original on 2016-03-09. Retrieved 2017-05-26.
  3. ^ 2016年统计用区划代码:江宁区. National bureau of statistics of the People's Republic of China (in Chinese).
  4. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 23 September 2023.
  5. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 23 September 2023.
  6. ^ Home. British School of Nanjing. Retrieved on 5 January 2019. "The British School of Nanjing 16 Han Fu Lu Jiangning Nanjing 211106"
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