Jeminay County
吉木乃县 (Chinese)
جېمىنەي ناھىيىسى (Uyghur)
جەمەنەي اۋدانى (Kazakh)
Jimunai
Location of Jeminay County (red) within Altay Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Location of Jeminay County (red) within Altay Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
Jeminay is located in Dzungaria
Jeminay
Jeminay
Location of the county town in Xinjiang
Jeminay is located in Xinjiang
Jeminay
Jeminay
Jeminay (Xinjiang)
Jeminay is located in China
Jeminay
Jeminay
Jeminay (China)
Coordinates: 47°26′35″N 85°52′26″E / 47.443°N 85.874°E / 47.443; 85.874
CountryChina
Autonomous regionXinjiang
PrefectureAltay
County seatTopterek
Area
 • Total7,145.8 km2 (2,759.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)[1]
 • Total34,336
 • Density4.8/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard[a])
Websitewww.jmn.gov.cn
Jeminay County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese吉木乃县
Traditional Chinese吉木乃縣
Uyghur name
Uyghurجېمىنەي ناھىيىسى
Kazakh name
Kazakhجەمەنەي اۋدانى

Kazakh Cyrillic: Жеменей ауданы


Kazakh Latin alphabet: Jemeneı aýdany

Jeminay County or Jimunai County, is a county situated in the north of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Altay Prefecture.

A road border crossing into Kazakhstan is located in Jeminay town. The Kazakh settlement across the border is Maykapshagay near Zaysan in East Kazakhstan Region.

Administrative divisions

Jeminay County is divided into 4 towns, 3 townships.

Name Simplified Chinese Hanyu Pinyin Uyghur (UEY) Uyghur Latin (ULY) Kazakh (Arabic script) Kazakh (Cyrillic script) Administrative division code Notes
Towns
Topterek Town 托普铁热克镇 Tuōpǔtiěrèkè Zhèn توپتېرەك بازىرى toptërek baziri توپتەرەك قالاشىعى 654326100
Jeminay Town 吉木乃镇 Jímùnǎi Zhèn جېمىنەي بازىرى jëminey baziri جەمەنەي قالاشىعى 654326101
Qarjaw Town
(Kaerjiao Town)
喀尔交镇 Kā'ěrjiāo Zhèn قارجاۋ بازىرى qarjaw baziri قارجاۋ قالاشىعى 654326102 Formerly Qarjaw Township (喀尔交乡)
Ulastay Town 乌拉斯特镇 Wūlāsītè Zhèn ئۇلاستاي بازىرى Ulastay baziri ۇلاستى قالاشىعى 654326103 Formerly Topterek Township (托普铁热克乡)
Townships
Tost Township 托斯特乡 Tuōsītè Xiāng توست يېزىسى tost yëzisi توستى اۋىلى 654326201
Xalxikay Township 恰勒什海乡 Qiàlèshíhǎi Xiāng شالشىقاي يېزىسى shalshiqay yëzisi شالشىقاي اۋىلى 654326202
Besterek Township 别斯铁热克乡 Biésītiěrèkè Xiāng بېستېرەك يېزىسى bëstërek yëzisi بەستەرەك اۋىلى 654326204

Demographics

The proportion of nationalities in Jeminay County, 2018
Nationality Percentage
Kazakhs
64.4%
Han People
32.7%
Hui People
2.9%
Uyghurs
0.5%
Others
0%
Source of the population statistics : [2]

Population

Amongst the county's total population of 37,733, 19,090 of them were men while 18,643 were women. 13,209 people were Han Chinese while 24,524 belonged to the county's fifteen different ethnic minority groups. The Non-agricultural population has a total figure of 18,530 while the Farming population is 19,203; The Urban population accounts for 10,121 people. According to the 2005 census, the native ethnic Kazaks, accounted for more than sixty percent of the county's total population figure.

Climate

Climate data for Jeminay (1991–2020 normals)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) −6.7
(19.9)
−3.8
(25.2)
2.4
(36.3)
13.2
(55.8)
19.8
(67.6)
25.0
(77.0)
26.9
(80.4)
25.6
(78.1)
19.4
(66.9)
11.0
(51.8)
1.1
(34.0)
−4.9
(23.2)
10.8
(51.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) −12.5
(9.5)
−10.0
(14.0)
−3.2
(26.2)
7.2
(45.0)
13.7
(56.7)
19.3
(66.7)
21.1
(70.0)
19.6
(67.3)
13.2
(55.8)
5.3
(41.5)
−4.1
(24.6)
−10.2
(13.6)
5.0
(40.9)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) −16.8
(1.8)
−14.6
(5.7)
−7.6
(18.3)
2.3
(36.1)
8.5
(47.3)
14.2
(57.6)
16.1
(61.0)
14.7
(58.5)
8.3
(46.9)
1.0
(33.8)
−7.9
(17.8)
−14.3
(6.3)
0.3
(32.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 12.8
(0.50)
8.5
(0.33)
13.9
(0.55)
17.6
(0.69)
25.9
(1.02)
23.1
(0.91)
29.2
(1.15)
23.0
(0.91)
20.5
(0.81)
19.8
(0.78)
24.5
(0.96)
14.9
(0.59)
233.7
(9.2)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 8.3 8.0 7.9 8.5 9.1 8.5 10.5 8.3 7.8 7.9 10.1 10.7 105.6
Average snowy days 10.1 10.3 9.2 4.4 1.4 0 0 0 0.8 5.5 11.5 12.6 65.8
Average relative humidity (%) 67 68 66 52 44 44 47 45 47 58 70 70 57
Mean monthly sunshine hours 157.4 177.8 242.8 262.8 309.6 306.6 305.3 305.4 260.0 206.5 146.2 130.7 2,811.1
Percent possible sunshine 56 60 65 63 66 65 64 71 71 63 54 50 62
Source: China Meteorological Administration[3][4]

Notes

  1. ^ Locals in Xinjiang frequently observe UTC+6 (Xinjiang Time), 2 hours behind Beijing.

References

  1. ^ Xinjiang: Prefectures, Cities, Districts and Counties
  2. ^ 3-7 各地、州、市、县(市)分民族人口数 [3-7 Population by Nationality by Prefecture, State, City and County (City)]. tjj.xinjiang.gov.cn (in Chinese). Statistical Bureau of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. 2020-06-10. Archived from the original on 2020-11-01. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  3. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 10 October 2023.
  4. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 10 October 2023.