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Liuzhi Special District

Liuzhi
六枝特区
Coordinates (Liuzhi government): 26°12′52″N 105°28′38″E / 26.2144°N 105.4772°E / 26.2144; 105.4772
CountryChina
ProvinceGuizhou
Prefecture-level cityLiupanshui
District seatJiulong
Area
 • Total1,792.1 km2 (691.9 sq mi)
Highest elevation
2,126.9 m (6,978.0 ft)
Lowest elevation
609.5 m (1,999.7 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total729,000
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websiteliuzhi.gov.cn

Liuzhi Special District (simplified Chinese: 六枝特区; traditional Chinese: 六枝特區; pinyin: Liùzhī Tèqū) is a district of Guizhou, China. It was known as Langdai Country before 1960.[1] The county is under the administration of Liupanshui city, located in the western part of Guizhou Province. It is bounded by Zhijing and Nayong to the north, Guanling to the south, Zhenning and Puding to the east, Shuichen to the west, as well as Qinglong and Pu'an to the southwest. The area is approximately 1,792 km2 (692 sq mi). The population is 729,000. There are about 32 ethnic minorities and they account for 30.52% of the population.[2]

Liuzhi is an important coal mining base in Guizhou.[3]

Administrative Divisions

Liuzhi governs over 3 subdistrict, 9 towns, 1 township and 5 ethnic townships.[4]

Subdistricts
  • Jiulong (九龙街道)
  • Yinhu (银壶街道)
  • Tashan (塔山街道)
Towns
  • Yanjiao (岩脚镇)
  • Mugang (木岗镇)
  • Dayong (大用镇)
  • Guanzhai (关寨镇)
  • Zangke (牂牁镇)
  • Xinhua (新华镇)
  • Longhe (龙河镇)
  • Xinyao (新窑镇)
  • Langdai (郎岱镇)
Township
  • Xinchang (新场乡)
Ethnic townships
  • Suojia Miao and Yi Ethnic Township (梭戛苗族彝族回族乡)
  • Niuchang Miao and Yi Ethnic Township (牛场苗族彝族乡)
  • Zhongzhai Miao, Yi and Bouyei Ethnic Township (中寨苗族彝族布依族乡)
  • Luobie Bouyei and Yi Ethnic Township (落别布依族彝族乡)
  • Yuelianghe Yi, Bouyei and Miao Ethnic Township (月亮河彝族布依族苗族乡)

Climate

Climate data for Liuzhi, elevation 1,407 m (4,616 ft), (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 24.8
(76.6)
29.2
(84.6)
33.3
(91.9)
33.9
(93.0)
34.3
(93.7)
31.9
(89.4)
32.2
(90.0)
34.2
(93.6)
32.1
(89.8)
28.4
(83.1)
27.5
(81.5)
22.3
(72.1)
34.3
(93.7)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 8.2
(46.8)
11.6
(52.9)
16.3
(61.3)
21.3
(70.3)
23.7
(74.7)
24.9
(76.8)
26.3
(79.3)
26.7
(80.1)
24.0
(75.2)
19.0
(66.2)
15.6
(60.1)
10.2
(50.4)
19.0
(66.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 5.2
(41.4)
7.8
(46.0)
11.7
(53.1)
16.4
(61.5)
19.2
(66.6)
21.0
(69.8)
22.2
(72.0)
22.1
(71.8)
19.7
(67.5)
15.6
(60.1)
11.9
(53.4)
7.0
(44.6)
15.0
(59.0)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 3.3
(37.9)
5.2
(41.4)
8.7
(47.7)
13.0
(55.4)
15.9
(60.6)
18.3
(64.9)
19.5
(67.1)
19.1
(66.4)
16.9
(62.4)
13.4
(56.1)
9.5
(49.1)
4.9
(40.8)
12.3
(54.2)
Record low °C (°F) −4.3
(24.3)
−3.5
(25.7)
−2.7
(27.1)
2.4
(36.3)
7.7
(45.9)
11.8
(53.2)
12.8
(55.0)
13.8
(56.8)
8.3
(46.9)
4.1
(39.4)
−0.3
(31.5)
−4.0
(24.8)
−4.3
(24.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 26.9
(1.06)
20.0
(0.79)
32.6
(1.28)
65.9
(2.59)
174.6
(6.87)
349.2
(13.75)
280.5
(11.04)
197.7
(7.78)
146.4
(5.76)
98.4
(3.87)
34.2
(1.35)
20.5
(0.81)
1,446.9
(56.95)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 16.3 14.0 14.1 13.7 17.4 19.4 18.6 17.1 13.8 16.9 11.9 13.6 186.8
Average snowy days 3.1 1.5 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 5.8
Average relative humidity (%) 85 80 77 74 76 83 84 81 80 83 81 82 81
Mean monthly sunshine hours 40.7 63.1 92.3 121.4 119.1 89.7 127.6 147.5 111.9 65.4 76.6 51.4 1,106.7
Percent possible sunshine 12 20 25 32 29 22 30 37 31 18 24 16 25
Source: China Meteorological Administration[5][6]

References

  1. ^ 中囯政区名称对照手册: 1948, 1949-1990 年 (in Chinese). 广东省地图出版社. 1992. ISBN 978-7-80522-147-2.
  2. ^ "六枝特区人民政府网-相约六枝". Archived from the original on 2019-10-25. Retrieved 2021-03-10.
  3. ^ 六枝煤矿志 (in Chinese). 六枝矿务局. 1987.
  4. ^ 2023年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:六枝特区 (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of China.
  5. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 28 April 2023.
  6. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 28 April 2023.
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