Jingxi
靖西市 · Cingsih Si
Coordinates: 23°08′N 106°25′E / 23.133°N 106.417°E / 23.133; 106.417Coordinates: 23°08′N 106°25′E / 23.133°N 106.417°E / 23.133; 106.417
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangxi
Prefecture-level cityBaise
Township-level divisions8 towns
11 townships
County seatXinjing (新靖镇)
Area
 • Total3,331 km2 (1,286 sq mi)
Elevation
748 m (2,454 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total629,800
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitehttp://www.gx.xinhuanet.com/bswz/jxx/

Jingxi (Chinese: 靖西市; pinyin: Jìngxī Shì, Zhuang: Cingsae Si) is a county-level city of western Guangxi, China. It is under the administration of Baise City.

Administrative divisions

There are 8 towns and 11 townships in the district:[1]

Towns:

Townships:

Demographics

Jingxi's population was 605,100 (2010).[2] 99.71% of the people belong to the Zhuang ethnic group. The rest include Han, Yao, Miao, and other ethnic groups.[3]

Languages

David Holm (2010)[4] lists the following Zhuang dialects of Jingxi County, and provides comparative word lists for them as well. Holm (2010) notes that Zhuang dialects have not diversified gradually within Jingxi County, but are the results of mass migrations from other parts of Guangxi and even from Vietnam during the past several centuries.

Climate

Climate data for Jingxi (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 26.7
(80.1)
31.9
(89.4)
33.8
(92.8)
35.5
(95.9)
36.9
(98.4)
34.3
(93.7)
35.4
(95.7)
35.2
(95.4)
34.8
(94.6)
31.9
(89.4)
30.0
(86.0)
27.7
(81.9)
36.9
(98.4)
Average high °C (°F) 15.2
(59.4)
17.0
(62.6)
20.6
(69.1)
25.0
(77.0)
27.5
(81.5)
29.0
(84.2)
29.3
(84.7)
29.5
(85.1)
28.1
(82.6)
25.0
(77.0)
21.4
(70.5)
17.6
(63.7)
23.8
(74.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 11.5
(52.7)
13.3
(55.9)
16.5
(61.7)
20.7
(69.3)
23.3
(73.9)
24.9
(76.8)
25.2
(77.4)
25.0
(77.0)
23.3
(73.9)
20.5
(68.9)
16.7
(62.1)
12.8
(55.0)
19.5
(67.1)
Average low °C (°F) 8.8
(47.8)
10.6
(51.1)
13.6
(56.5)
17.5
(63.5)
20.1
(68.2)
22.0
(71.6)
22.5
(72.5)
22.0
(71.6)
20.0
(68.0)
17.4
(63.3)
13.4
(56.1)
9.4
(48.9)
16.4
(61.6)
Record low °C (°F) −1.0
(30.2)
1.0
(33.8)
1.4
(34.5)
7.6
(45.7)
10.4
(50.7)
13.7
(56.7)
17.1
(62.8)
17.4
(63.3)
12.9
(55.2)
7.6
(45.7)
3.2
(37.8)
−1.4
(29.5)
−1.4
(29.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 37.8
(1.49)
34.3
(1.35)
52.5
(2.07)
80.4
(3.17)
192.3
(7.57)
304.7
(12.00)
327.1
(12.88)
281.5
(11.08)
159.2
(6.27)
86.6
(3.41)
51.9
(2.04)
26.0
(1.02)
1,634.3
(64.35)
Average relative humidity (%) 79 80 79 77 78 81 82 83 80 77 76 75 79
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

Transportation

The city has one railway station, Jingxi railway station.

References

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:靖西县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Archived from the original on February 19, 2013. Retrieved 2013-01-03.
  2. ^ Main data bulletin of the sixth national census in 2010/China Statistical Information Network Archived 2014-11-29 at the Wayback Machine, 2011-12-13(in Chinese)
  3. ^ Official website of Jingxi(in Chinese)
  4. ^ Holm, David. 2010. "Linguistic Diversity along the China-Vietnam Border." In Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, Volume 33.2, October 2010.