Heishui County
黑水县ཁྲོ་ཆུ་རྫོང་། • Vvlukvua
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Location of Heishui County (light red) in Aba (yellow) and Sichuan (light gray)
Location of Heishui County (light red)
in Aba (yellow) and Sichuan (light gray)
Heishui is located in Sichuan
Heishui
Heishui
Location of the seat in Sichuan
Heishui is located in China
Heishui
Heishui
Heishui (China)
Coordinates: 32°14′07″N 103°03′20″E / 32.23528°N 103.05556°E / 32.23528; 103.05556
CountryChina
ProvinceSichuan
Autonomous prefectureNgawa
County seatDoka (Luhua)
Area
 • Total4,356 km2 (1,682 sq mi)
Elevation3,544 m (11,627 ft)
Population
 (2020)[2]
 • Total44,564
 • Density10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitewww.heishui.gov.cn
Heishui County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese黑水县
Traditional Chinese黑水縣
Literal meaningblack water
Tibetan name
Tibetanཁྲོ་ཆུ་རྫོང་།
Qiang name
QiangVvlukvua

Heishui County (Chinese: 黑水县; Tibetan: ཁྲོ་ཆུ་རྫོང་།; Qiang: Vvlukvua) is a county in the north of Sichuan Province, China. It is under the administration of the Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture.[3] The county has an area of 1,682 square miles (4,356 km2) and its average elevation is 11,627 feet (3,544 m).[1] As of 2016, the county has a population of 61,744.[4]

Administrative divisions

Heishui County has jurisdiction over 8 towns and 7 townships:[4]

Name Simplified Chinese Hanyu Pinyin Tibetan Wylie Administrative division code
Towns
Doka Town
(Luhua)
芦花镇 Lúhuā Zhèn རྡོ་ཁ་གྲོང་རྡལ། rdo kha grong rdal 513228100
Kalung Town
(Luhua)
卡龙镇 Lúhuā Zhèn མཁའ་ལུང་གྲོང་རྡལ། mkhav lung grong rdal 513228101
Sêrgu Town
(Ser'ergu)
色尔古镇 Sè'ěrgǔ Zhèn གསེར་རྒུ་གྲོང་རྡལ། gser rgu grong rdal 513228102
Kixiu Town
(Xi'er)
西尔镇 Xī'ěr Zhèn གིས་གཤིའུ་གྲོང་རྡལ། gis gshivu grong rdal 513228103
Musu Town 木苏镇 Mùsū Zhèn མུ་སུ་གྲོང་རྡལ། mu su grong rdal 513228104
Sadoi Town
(Shashiduo)
沙石多镇 Shāshíduō Zhèn ས་སྟོད་གྲོང་རྡལ། sa stod grong rdal 513228105
Jimulê Town
(Zhimulin)
知木林镇 Zhīmùlín Zhèn ཅི་མུ་ལེའི་གྲོང་རྡལ། ci mu levi grong rdal 513228106
Jawu Town
(Zhawo)
扎窝镇 Zhāwō Zhèn ཅ་བུ་གྲོང་རྡལ། ca bu grong rdal 513228107
Townships
Qibirliangzi Township
(Waboliangzi)
瓦钵梁子乡 Wǎbōliángzǐ Xiāng ཆི་པིར་ལིའང་ཙི་ཡུལ་ཚོ། chi pir livang tsi yul tsho 513228204
Diru Township
(Shidiaolou)
石碉楼乡 Shídiāolóu Xiāng སྟི་རུ་ཡུལ་ཚོ། sti ru yul tsho 513228206
Lonbag Township
(Longba)
龙坝乡 Lóngbà Xiāng གློ་འབག་ཡུལ་ཚོ། glo vbag yul tsho 513228207
Zhido Township
(Luoduo)
洛多乡 Luòduō Xiāng འདྲི་ཏོ་ཡུལ་ཚོ། vdri to yul tsho 513228208
Gaku Township
(Weigu)
维古乡 Wéigǔ Xiāng དགའ་གུ་ཡུལ་ཚོ། dgav gu yul tsho 513228210
Qunag Township
(Qinglang)
晴朗乡 Qínglǎng Xiāng ཆུ་ནག་ཡུལ་ཚོ། chu nag yul tsho 513228213
Cibir Township
(Ciba)
慈坝乡 Cíbà Xiāng ཚི་པིར་ཡུལ་ཚོ། tshi pir yul tsho 513228214

Climate

Climate data for Heishui, elevation 2,400 m (7,900 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) 21.1
(70.0)
25.3
(77.5)
28.6
(83.5)
33.0
(91.4)
31.8
(89.2)
31.5
(88.7)
33.4
(92.1)
32.8
(91.0)
31.2
(88.2)
26.8
(80.2)
23.7
(74.7)
18.7
(65.7)
33.4
(92.1)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 8.0
(46.4)
11.7
(53.1)
15.5
(59.9)
19.4
(66.9)
21.6
(70.9)
23.0
(73.4)
25.2
(77.4)
25.4
(77.7)
21.9
(71.4)
17.3
(63.1)
13.6
(56.5)
9.2
(48.6)
17.7
(63.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −0.5
(31.1)
2.8
(37.0)
6.6
(43.9)
10.5
(50.9)
13.1
(55.6)
15.5
(59.9)
17.5
(63.5)
17.4
(63.3)
14.4
(57.9)
9.8
(49.6)
4.8
(40.6)
0.4
(32.7)
9.4
(48.8)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) −6.1
(21.0)
−3.3
(26.1)
0.4
(32.7)
4.1
(39.4)
7.5
(45.5)
10.9
(51.6)
12.6
(54.7)
12.4
(54.3)
10.1
(50.2)
5.5
(41.9)
−0.5
(31.1)
−5.0
(23.0)
4.1
(39.3)
Record low °C (°F) −13.9
(7.0)
−11.7
(10.9)
−11.0
(12.2)
−2.6
(27.3)
−0.4
(31.3)
3.8
(38.8)
4.7
(40.5)
3.4
(38.1)
0.6
(33.1)
−4.3
(24.3)
−7.8
(18.0)
−12.5
(9.5)
−13.9
(7.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 6.0
(0.24)
10.0
(0.39)
35.2
(1.39)
68.6
(2.70)
134.9
(5.31)
155.0
(6.10)
116.7
(4.59)
91.6
(3.61)
114.5
(4.51)
83.9
(3.30)
17.3
(0.68)
4.4
(0.17)
838.1
(32.99)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 5.1 6.7 12.4 16.2 21.6 22.8 18.3 16.3 18.8 18.2 6.7 3.2 166.3
Average snowy days 8.6 9.7 7.3 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 2.9 5.2 35.4
Average relative humidity (%) 52 51 55 58 68 75 75 74 76 74 62 55 65
Mean monthly sunshine hours 168.4 151.4 158.7 167.4 168.5 141.2 161.5 161.8 135.7 140.1 158.5 171.1 1,884.3
Percent possible sunshine 53 48 42 43 39 33 37 40 37 40 51 55 43
Source: China Meteorological Administration[5][6]

References

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  3. ^ 2016年统计用区划代码 [Statistical zoning code, 2016 (Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture)]. National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. 2016. Archived from the original on 2017-08-12. Retrieved 2017-08-11.
  4. ^ a b Han, Fei; Li, Yaqiong, eds. (2016-03-10). 黑水县情 [Heishui County Overview]. Heishui County Portal (in Chinese). Heishui County Government. Archived from the original on 2017-08-12. Retrieved 2017-08-11.
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  6. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 13 April 2023.