Jiaohe

蛟河市
Jiaohe in Jilin City
Jiaohe
Jiaohe
Location in Jilin
Coordinates: 43°43′26″N 127°20′41″E / 43.7238°N 127.3448°E / 43.7238; 127.3448Coordinates: 43°43′26″N 127°20′41″E / 43.7238°N 127.3448°E / 43.7238; 127.3448
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJilin
Prefecture-level cityJilin City
SeatHenan Subdistrict (河南街道)
Area
 • County-level city6,235 km2 (2,407 sq mi)
Elevation
345 m (1,132 ft)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • County-level city489,000
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Urban
146,300
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
132500

Jiaohe (Chinese: 蛟河; pinyin: Jiāohé) is a middle-sized county-level city in east-central Jilin province, People's Republic of China, bordering Heilongjiang to the northeast. It is under the administration of Jilin City, 65 kilometres (40 mi) to the west, and it is well known for its production of tobacco. The mayor of the city is Wang Gang (王钢).

The sister city (or twin town) of Jiaohe is Folsom, California, United States.

Administrative divisions

The city administers 7 subdistricts, 8 towns, 1 township, and 1 ethnic township.[2]

The city's 7 subdistricts are Minzhu Subdistrict [zh], Chang'an Subdistrict [zh], Henan Subdistrict, Naizishan Subdistrict [zh], Lafa Subdistrict, Hebei Subdistrict, and Xinnong Subdistrict [zh].[2]

The city's 8 towns are Xinzhan, Tiangang [zh], Baishishan [zh], Piaohe [zh], Huangsongdian [zh], Tianbei [zh], Songjiang [zh], and Qingling [zh].[2]

The city also administers Qianjin Township [zh] and Wulin Korean Ethnic Township [zh].[2]

Geography

The city borders the county-level city of Dunhua to the east, Huadian to the south, and Fengman District to the west.[3] The Songhua River and the Mudan River both run through the city.[3]

Climate

Jiaohe has a four-season, monsoon-influenced, humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa/Dwb). Winters are long (lasting from November to March), cold, and windy, but dry, due to the influence of the Siberian anticyclone, with a January mean temperature of −18.1 °C (−0.6 °F). Spring and autumn are somewhat short transitional periods, with some precipitation, but are usually dry and windy. Summers are very warm and humid, with a prevailing southeasterly wind due to the East Asian monsoon; July averages 21.8 °C (71.2 °F). Snow is usually light during the winter, and annual rainfall is heavily concentrated from June to August.

Climate data for Jiaohe (1971–2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 4.0
(39.2)
10.7
(51.3)
17.0
(62.6)
29.9
(85.8)
32.4
(90.3)
35.4
(95.7)
35.8
(96.4)
34.5
(94.1)
29.7
(85.5)
28.4
(83.1)
19.7
(67.5)
9.1
(48.4)
35.8
(96.4)
Average high °C (°F) −10.9
(12.4)
−5.8
(21.6)
2.6
(36.7)
13.4
(56.1)
20.6
(69.1)
24.8
(76.6)
27.0
(80.6)
25.9
(78.6)
20.7
(69.3)
12.6
(54.7)
1.4
(34.5)
−7.8
(18.0)
10.4
(50.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) −18.1
(−0.6)
−13.3
(8.1)
−3.1
(26.4)
6.6
(43.9)
13.5
(56.3)
18.7
(65.7)
21.8
(71.2)
20.4
(68.7)
13.7
(56.7)
5.7
(42.3)
−4.4
(24.1)
−14.1
(6.6)
4.0
(39.2)
Average low °C (°F) −24.7
(−12.5)
−20.3
(−4.5)
−9.2
(15.4)
0.2
(32.4)
6.9
(44.4)
13.4
(56.1)
17.5
(63.5)
16.0
(60.8)
7.9
(46.2)
−0.1
(31.8)
−9.4
(15.1)
−19.8
(−3.6)
−1.8
(28.8)
Record low °C (°F) −40.6
(−41.1)
−39.2
(−38.6)
−29.3
(−20.7)
−12.8
(9.0)
−7.2
(19.0)
4.5
(40.1)
9.8
(49.6)
5.8
(42.4)
−4.5
(23.9)
−17.8
(0.0)
−31
(−24)
−37.9
(−36.2)
−40.6
(−41.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 6.1
(0.24)
7.2
(0.28)
14.8
(0.58)
32.6
(1.28)
64.5
(2.54)
110.8
(4.36)
181.0
(7.13)
139.0
(5.47)
60.7
(2.39)
32.5
(1.28)
17.2
(0.68)
10.2
(0.40)
676.6
(26.63)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 6.2 6.0 7.3 10.0 12.4 15.6 17.2 15.9 12.8 9.4 8.3 8.0 129.1
Source: Weather China

Economy

The city's main agricultural products include rice, maize, and beans.[3]

Mineral deposits in Jiaohe include coal, copper, iron, nickel, granite, kyanite, diatomite, peat, and dolomite.[3]

Transport

The Changchun-Tumen railway [zh], and the Lafa–Harbin railway both run through the city.[3]

The city's main thoroughfares include National Highway 302 and Jilin Provincial Highway 204.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, ed. (2019). China Urban Construction Statistical Yearbook 2017. Beijing: China Statistics Press. p. 46. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d 2019年统计用区划代码 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of China. 2019. Archived from the original on 2020-09-01. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  3. ^ a b c d e f 蛟河市概况地图. xzqh.org (in Chinese). 2011-03-22. Archived from the original on 2020-03-25. Retrieved 2020-09-01.