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Lingchuan County
灵川县
Lingchwan
Lingchuan is located in Guangxi
Lingchuan
Lingchuan
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 25°25′N 110°20′E / 25.417°N 110.333°E / 25.417; 110.333
CountryChina
Autonomous regionGuangxi
Prefecture-level cityGuilin
County seatLingchuan Town
Area
 • Total2,288 km2 (883 sq mi)
Elevation
153 m (502 ft)
Population
 (2017)
385,200
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
541200
541200
Area code0773
Licence plate prefixes桂C and 桂H
Websitewww.lcxzf.gov.cn

Lingchuan County (simplified Chinese: 灵川县; traditional Chinese: 靈川縣; pinyin: Língchuān Xiàn) is a county in the northeast of Guangxi, China. It is under the administration of Guilin city.

The Yao of Lingchuan County consist of the Pan Yao 盘瑶 (Guoshan Yao 过山瑶) and Red Yao 红瑶. The Pan Yao live in Haiyangping 海洋坪 and other locations, while the Red Yao live in Jiuwu 九屋, Lantian 蓝田, Gongping 公平, and other locations.[1]

Administrative divisions

Lingchuan County is divided into 7 towns, 3 townships and 2 ethnic townships:[2]

towns
townships
ethnic townships

Climate

Climate data for Lingchuan (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 25.8
(78.4)
30.9
(87.6)
32.9
(91.2)
34.7
(94.5)
35.2
(95.4)
37.1
(98.8)
39.5
(103.1)
39.7
(103.5)
38.0
(100.4)
35.0
(95.0)
31.5
(88.7)
26.9
(80.4)
39.7
(103.5)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 11.7
(53.1)
14.1
(57.4)
17.4
(63.3)
23.7
(74.7)
27.9
(82.2)
30.6
(87.1)
33.0
(91.4)
33.4
(92.1)
31.0
(87.8)
26.3
(79.3)
20.8
(69.4)
14.9
(58.8)
23.7
(74.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 8.3
(46.9)
10.5
(50.9)
13.8
(56.8)
19.4
(66.9)
23.6
(74.5)
26.4
(79.5)
28.1
(82.6)
28.2
(82.8)
25.9
(78.6)
21.5
(70.7)
16.1
(61.0)
10.7
(51.3)
19.4
(66.9)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 5.9
(42.6)
8.1
(46.6)
11.3
(52.3)
16.4
(61.5)
20.5
(68.9)
23.7
(74.7)
25.0
(77.0)
24.8
(76.6)
22.4
(72.3)
18.0
(64.4)
12.8
(55.0)
7.7
(45.9)
16.4
(61.5)
Record low °C (°F) −1.7
(28.9)
−1.2
(29.8)
0.8
(33.4)
5.7
(42.3)
10.4
(50.7)
14.5
(58.1)
18.6
(65.5)
19.5
(67.1)
13.5
(56.3)
6.5
(43.7)
1.0
(33.8)
−2.8
(27.0)
−2.8
(27.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 73.8
(2.91)
97.2
(3.83)
160.2
(6.31)
215.9
(8.50)
351.9
(13.85)
464.0
(18.27)
277.0
(10.91)
156.0
(6.14)
73.1
(2.88)
58.7
(2.31)
88.3
(3.48)
54.5
(2.15)
2,070.6
(81.54)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 13.9 13.9 19.7 19.5 18.9 19.4 17.0 12.4 8.1 7.4 9.0 10.2 169.4
Average snowy days 1.3 0.6 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 2.4
Average relative humidity (%) 73 75 79 80 80 83 80 77 71 67 68 66 75
Mean monthly sunshine hours 55.9 51.0 54.5 76.7 106.6 110.6 180.6 196.5 179.4 151.6 118.7 96.9 1,379
Percent possible sunshine 17 16 15 20 26 27 43 49 49 43 37 30 31
Source: China Meteorological Administration[3][4]

Transport

Rail

Lingchuan has two railway stations, Guilin West Station and Lingchuan Station.

Guilin West Station is in Dingjiang Town, Lingchuan, on the Guiyang–Guangzhou High-Speed Railway and Hunan–Guangxi Railway Freight Ring Line. It's a Second-class Station and under China Railway Nanning Group's administration.

Lingchuan Station is a Forth-class station and is no longer handling passenger and freight business.

Bus

Lingchuan has a coach station. The coach line connecting all towns in Lingchuan and some other cities like Liuzhou, Hengyang. The bus service between Guilin and Lingchuan are Route 301, Route 302, Route 306. Route 301 and Route 302 is operating by Dingxiang Bus Service Co, Ltd (鼎翔巴士). Route 306 is operating by Tongda Bus Service Co, Ltd (通达公交).

Highways

G72 Quanzhou–Nanning Expressway and China National Highway 322 are the main highways in Lingchuan.

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.gxdqw.com/bin/mse.exe?seachword=&K=c&A=31&rec=65&run=13
  2. ^ 2023年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:灵川县 (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of China.
  3. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 28 May 2023.
  4. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 28 May 2023.