Jinggu County
景谷县
景谷傣族彝族自治县
Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County
Location of Jinggu County (pink) and Pu'er Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province
Jinggu
Jinggu
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 23°29′49″N 100°42′11″E / 23.497°N 100.703°E / 23.497; 100.703Coordinates: 23°29′49″N 100°42′11″E / 23.497°N 100.703°E / 23.497; 100.703
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
PrefecturePu'er
Area
 • Total7,550 km2 (2,920 sq mi)
Elevation
946 m (3,104 ft)
Population
 • Total285,558
 • Density38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard Time)
Postal code
666400[1]
Area code(s)0879[1]
GB/T 2260 CODE[2]530824
WebsiteArchived 2008-12-25 at the Wayback Machine
1Yunnan Statistics Bureau [1]
2Puer Gov. [2]
3Yunnan Portal [3]

Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County (Chinese: 景谷傣族彝族自治县; pinyin: Jǐnggǔ Dǎizú Yízú Zìzhìxiàn) is an autonomous county under the jurisdiction of Pu'er City, Yunnan Province, China.

Administrative divisions

In the present, Jinggu Dai and Yi Autonomous County has 6 towns and 4 townships.

6 towns
  • Weiyuan (威远镇)
  • Yongping (永平镇)
  • Zhengxing (正兴镇)
4 townships
  • Bi'an (碧安乡)
  • Yizhi (益智乡)
  • Banpo (半坡乡)
  • Mengban (勐班乡)

Ethnic groups

The Jinggu County Gazetteer (1993:682) lists the following ethnic groups and their locations.

Yi subgroups in Jinggu are:[7]

2014 earthquake

Main article: 2014 Jinggu earthquake

On October 7, 2014 a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck the Jinggu county at 9:49 p.m. local time. The earthquake was felt in many parts of Yunnan including the provincial capital, Kunming, nearly 300 miles away.[8]

Climate

Climate data for Jinggu (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30.4
(86.7)
32.9
(91.2)
35.3
(95.5)
37.1
(98.8)
39.5
(103.1)
38.2
(100.8)
35.3
(95.5)
35.5
(95.9)
34.7
(94.5)
33.3
(91.9)
31.1
(88.0)
28.6
(83.5)
39.5
(103.1)
Average high °C (°F) 24.0
(75.2)
26.5
(79.7)
29.7
(85.5)
31.6
(88.9)
31.7
(89.1)
30.9
(87.6)
29.9
(85.8)
30.3
(86.5)
29.7
(85.5)
28.0
(82.4)
25.2
(77.4)
22.8
(73.0)
28.4
(83.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 13.5
(56.3)
15.8
(60.4)
19.8
(67.6)
22.2
(72.0)
24.3
(75.7)
25.2
(77.4)
24.6
(76.3)
24.6
(76.3)
23.6
(74.5)
21.6
(70.9)
17.5
(63.5)
14.0
(57.2)
20.6
(69.0)
Average low °C (°F) 7.7
(45.9)
8.4
(47.1)
11.5
(52.7)
15.3
(59.5)
19.0
(66.2)
21.6
(70.9)
21.7
(71.1)
21.5
(70.7)
20.4
(68.7)
18.4
(65.1)
13.9
(57.0)
10.1
(50.2)
15.8
(60.4)
Record low °C (°F) 2.5
(36.5)
2.3
(36.1)
2.6
(36.7)
9.6
(49.3)
12.4
(54.3)
15.7
(60.3)
17.8
(64.0)
16.8
(62.2)
13.2
(55.8)
8.7
(47.7)
5.5
(41.9)
0.9
(33.6)
0.9
(33.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 12.9
(0.51)
16.4
(0.65)
19.1
(0.75)
41.0
(1.61)
118.7
(4.67)
180.6
(7.11)
302.9
(11.93)
254.3
(10.01)
162.4
(6.39)
128.6
(5.06)
65.3
(2.57)
18.0
(0.71)
1,320.2
(51.97)
Average relative humidity (%) 78 68 62 64 70 79 84 83 83 83 84 83 77
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ a b "Area Code and Postal Code in Yunnan Province". Archived from the original on 2007-11-07. Retrieved 2009-01-29.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-02-21. Retrieved 2009-01-29.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=54678[dead link]
  4. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=108651̩[dead link]
  5. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=181829[dead link]
  6. ^ http://www.ynszxc.gov.cn/villagePage/vIndex.aspx?departmentid=208037[dead link]
  7. ^ 云南思茅市景谷彝族概况
  8. ^ Bonnie Cao (7 Oct 2014). "China Expects Heavy Casualties as Earth Quake Hits Yunnan". Bloomberg. Retrieved 7 Oct 2014.