Baoting
保亭县
保亭黎族苗族县
Baoting Li and Miao Autonomous County
Baoting Li and Miao Autonomous County 1.jpg
Baoting is located in Hainan
Baoting
Baoting
Location in Hainan
Coordinates: 18°38′28″N 109°46′30″E / 18.64111°N 109.77500°E / 18.64111; 109.77500
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHainan
SeatBaocheng Town
Area
 • Total1,153.24 km2 (445.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total168,000
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China standard time)

Bǎotíng Li and Miao Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 保亭黎族苗族自治县; traditional Chinese: 保亭黎族苗族自治縣; pinyin: Bǎotíng Lí Zú Miáo Zú Zìzhì Xiàn) is an autonomous county in Hainan, China. One of the six autonomous counties on the island, its postal code is 572300. Baoting spans an area of 1,153.24 square kilometres (445.27 sq mi), and has a population of about 168,000 as of 2020.[1]

History

The area has been referred to as Baoting (Chinese: 保亭; pinyin: Bǎotíng) since at least the Ming dynasty.[1] Baoting was first incorporated as a county in 1935.[1]

Baoting fell under control of the People's Liberation Army in February 1948.[1]

Climate

Climate data for Baoting (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 32.6
(90.7)
34.0
(93.2)
35.4
(95.7)
38.0
(100.4)
38.9
(102.0)
37.4
(99.3)
37.2
(99.0)
37.3
(99.1)
36.5
(97.7)
35.4
(95.7)
34.3
(93.7)
32.9
(91.2)
38.9
(102.0)
Average high °C (°F) 26.5
(79.7)
27.4
(81.3)
29.3
(84.7)
31.6
(88.9)
32.9
(91.2)
33.0
(91.4)
32.9
(91.2)
32.8
(91.0)
32.0
(89.6)
30.4
(86.7)
28.6
(83.5)
26.5
(79.7)
30.3
(86.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 20.2
(68.4)
21.6
(70.9)
23.6
(74.5)
26.0
(78.8)
27.3
(81.1)
27.8
(82.0)
27.6
(81.7)
27.2
(81.0)
26.4
(79.5)
25.3
(77.5)
23.3
(73.9)
20.8
(69.4)
24.8
(76.6)
Average low °C (°F) 16.0
(60.8)
17.9
(64.2)
20.0
(68.0)
22.5
(72.5)
23.9
(75.0)
24.6
(76.3)
24.5
(76.1)
24.2
(75.6)
23.4
(74.1)
22.1
(71.8)
19.7
(67.5)
16.9
(62.4)
21.3
(70.4)
Record low °C (°F) 5.7
(42.3)
7.4
(45.3)
6.3
(43.3)
16.5
(61.7)
14.7
(58.5)
18.8
(65.8)
21.2
(70.2)
21.1
(70.0)
17.0
(62.6)
11.9
(53.4)
9.8
(49.6)
4.8
(40.6)
4.8
(40.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 12.5
(0.49)
26.7
(1.05)
33.9
(1.33)
119.2
(4.69)
260.7
(10.26)
275.7
(10.85)
317.5
(12.50)
348.8
(13.73)
350.4
(13.80)
280.4
(11.04)
81.8
(3.22)
21.2
(0.83)
2,128.8
(83.79)
Average relative humidity (%) 78 80 81 83 84 85 85 87 87 83 77 76 82
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[2]

Administrative divisions

The autonomous county administers one residential community (Chinese: 社区; pinyin: shè qū), six towns (Chinese: ; pinyin: zhèn), and three townships (Chinese: ; pinyin: xiāng).[3]

Residential communities

The autonomous county directly administers one residential community, which are typically governed by township-level divisions: Xinxing Community (Chinese: 新星社区; pinyin: Xīnxīng Shèqū).[3]

Towns

The autonomous county administers the following six towns:[3]

Townships

The autonomous county administers the following three townships:[3]

Demographics

As of 2020, Baoting's population totaled about 168,000.[1] In 1999 the county had a population of 155,575, largely made up of the indigenous Li people and Miao people.

62.4% of the autonomous county's population is ethnically Li, 30.2% is ethnically Han, 4.5% is ethnically Miao, and 2.9% belong to other ethnic groups.[1]

Economy

The autonomous county's gross domestic product totaled 5.627 billion renminbi (RMB) as of 2020.[1] As of 2020, urban residents have an annual per capita disposable income of 33,564 RMB, a figure which totaled 14,067 RMB for rural residents; these figures grew by 3.2% and 8.8% in 2020, respectively.[1]

Baoting has a large agricultural sector, and crops grown in the autonomous county include rambutan, mangosteen, katuk, okra, and passion fruit.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i 走进保亭 [Enter Baoting]. baoting.hainan.gov.cn (in Chinese). Baoting Li and Miao Autonomous County People's Government. Archived from the original on 2022-02-27. Retrieved 2022-02-26.
  2. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 15 October 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d 2021年统计用区划代码(保亭黎族苗族自治县) [2021 Statistical Division Codes (Baoting Li and Miao Autonomous County)] (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of China. Archived from the original on 2022-02-26. Retrieved 2022-02-26.

Coordinates: 18°38′28″N 109°46′30″E / 18.641°N 109.775°E / 18.641; 109.775