Hengzhou
横州市 · Hwngzcouh Si
Hengzhou
Hengzhou
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 22°40′48″N 109°15′41″E / 22.6799°N 109.2614°E / 22.6799; 109.2614Coordinates: 22°40′48″N 109°15′41″E / 22.6799°N 109.2614°E / 22.6799; 109.2614[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionGuangxi
Prefecture-level cityNanning
Subdivisions14 towns
3 townships
SeatHengzhou (横州镇)
Area
 • Total3,464 km2 (1,337 sq mi)
Elevation
56 m (185 ft)
Population
 (2010)[3]
 • Total863,001
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
5303XX

Hengzhou (Chinese: 横州; pinyin: Héngzhōu Shì), formerly, Heng County or Hengxian (simplified Chinese: 横县; traditional Chinese: 橫縣; pinyin: Héng Xiàn; Standard Zhuang: Hwngz Yen) is a county-level city of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Nanning, the capital of Guangxi, with a permanent population of 863,001 and a hukou population of 1,200,521[4] as of the 2010 Census. The easternmost county-level division of Nanning City, it borders the prefecture-level cities of Guigang to the northeast, Yulin to the east, and Qinzhou to the south. 60% speak Pinghua as there mother tongue and a further 30% speak Pingua as a second language.[5] The county-level city was approved and elevated by the former Heng County by the State Council on February 3, 2021.

Administrative divisions

There are 14 towns and 3 townships in the county-level city:[6]

Towns:

Townships:

Climate

Climate data for Hengzhou (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 28.5
(83.3)
32.9
(91.2)
33.1
(91.6)
34.8
(94.6)
35.8
(96.4)
37.5
(99.5)
38.5
(101.3)
38.0
(100.4)
37.9
(100.2)
35.2
(95.4)
32.8
(91.0)
30.8
(87.4)
38.5
(101.3)
Average high °C (°F) 16.6
(61.9)
17.7
(63.9)
20.7
(69.3)
26.1
(79.0)
30.0
(86.0)
31.9
(89.4)
32.8
(91.0)
32.9
(91.2)
31.4
(88.5)
28.5
(83.3)
24.0
(75.2)
19.5
(67.1)
26.0
(78.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.3
(54.1)
14.0
(57.2)
17.0
(62.6)
22.2
(72.0)
25.7
(78.3)
27.7
(81.9)
28.4
(83.1)
28.2
(82.8)
26.7
(80.1)
23.4
(74.1)
18.7
(65.7)
14.3
(57.7)
21.5
(70.8)
Average low °C (°F) 9.5
(49.1)
11.3
(52.3)
14.4
(57.9)
19.3
(66.7)
22.5
(72.5)
24.7
(76.5)
25.3
(77.5)
25.1
(77.2)
23.3
(73.9)
19.8
(67.6)
15.0
(59.0)
10.7
(51.3)
18.4
(65.1)
Record low °C (°F) 0.8
(33.4)
0.9
(33.6)
2.7
(36.9)
7.5
(45.5)
13.9
(57.0)
18.1
(64.6)
20.1
(68.2)
20.5
(68.9)
15.1
(59.2)
9.4
(48.9)
5.1
(41.2)
−0.5
(31.1)
−0.5
(31.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 49.1
(1.93)
59.9
(2.36)
76.4
(3.01)
107.2
(4.22)
193.7
(7.63)
247.1
(9.73)
260.1
(10.24)
205.3
(8.08)
131.3
(5.17)
57.5
(2.26)
53.0
(2.09)
26.6
(1.05)
1,467.2
(57.77)
Average relative humidity (%) 76 81 83 82 81 83 82 82 79 75 72 70 79
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Hengxian" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Nanning City Land Use Plan (2006–20)/《南宁市土地利用总体规划(2006-2020年)》.(in Chinese) Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ 《中国2010年人口普查分县资料》 (in Chinese). China Statistics Print. December 2012. ISBN 978-7-5037-6659-6.
  4. ^ 《中华人民共和国全国分县市人口统计资料2010》. 群众出版社. November 2011. ISBN 978-7-5014-4917-0.
  5. ^ Yu Jin (余谨), ed. (2016). 广西平话研究. p. 88f. ISBN 978-7-5161-8896-5.
  6. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:横县 (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2013-01-03.