Lipu
荔浦市
Lipu
Lipu
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 24°30′N 110°24′E / 24.500°N 110.400°E / 24.500; 110.400Coordinates: 24°30′N 110°24′E / 24.500°N 110.400°E / 24.500; 110.400
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangxi
Prefecture-level cityGuilin
Area
 • Total1,759 km2 (679 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Lipu (Chinese: 荔浦; pinyin: Lìpǔ) is a county-level city in the northeast of Guangxi, China. It is under the administration of Guilin City, the downtown of which is 100 km (62 mi) to the north.

Map including Lipu (labeled as LI-P'U (LAIPO) 荔浦) (AMS, 1954)
Map including Lipu (labeled as LI-P'U (LAIPO) 荔浦) (AMS, 1954)

Lipu has a population of 370,000 (2002). It covers an area of 1759 square kilometers. The seat of the city is at Lipu Town (荔浦镇).

Lipu is divided into Licheng Town, Dongchang Town, Xinping Town, Dumo Town, Qingshan Town, Xiuren Town, Datang Town, Huaqi Town, Shuangjiang Town, Maling Town, Longhuai Township, Chacheng Township and Pulu Yao Township.[1]

Lipu is known as "China's hanger capital." The city is home to about 100 hanger companies, which have manufactured "billions" of clothes hangers that are used throughout the world, and distributed by companies such as Target and IKEA.[2]

Other industries include a food processing plant which makes packaged snacks.[2]

Fengyu Cave (丰鱼岩) is found in Lipu.[3]

Climate

Climate data for Lipu (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 28.1
(82.6)
31.7
(89.1)
33.7
(92.7)
34.4
(93.9)
36.2
(97.2)
37.2
(99.0)
40.1
(104.2)
39.6
(103.3)
38.1
(100.6)
35.5
(95.9)
32.6
(90.7)
29.0
(84.2)
40.1
(104.2)
Average high °C (°F) 13.4
(56.1)
15.0
(59.0)
18.6
(65.5)
24.4
(75.9)
28.6
(83.5)
31.1
(88.0)
33.2
(91.8)
33.3
(91.9)
31.1
(88.0)
27.1
(80.8)
21.8
(71.2)
16.5
(61.7)
24.5
(76.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 9.3
(48.7)
11.2
(52.2)
14.6
(58.3)
20.2
(68.4)
24.1
(75.4)
26.8
(80.2)
28.3
(82.9)
28.1
(82.6)
25.9
(78.6)
21.7
(71.1)
16.3
(61.3)
11.3
(52.3)
19.8
(67.7)
Average low °C (°F) 6.5
(43.7)
8.5
(47.3)
11.8
(53.2)
17.0
(62.6)
20.8
(69.4)
23.6
(74.5)
24.8
(76.6)
24.5
(76.1)
22.1
(71.8)
17.7
(63.9)
12.5
(54.5)
7.6
(45.7)
16.5
(61.6)
Record low °C (°F) −2.2
(28.0)
−0.5
(31.1)
1.2
(34.2)
5.8
(42.4)
11.4
(52.5)
15.5
(59.9)
19.0
(66.2)
20.0
(68.0)
14.4
(57.9)
6.9
(44.4)
1.7
(35.1)
−3.2
(26.2)
−3.2
(26.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 64.5
(2.54)
75.0
(2.95)
103.9
(4.09)
160.9
(6.33)
217.3
(8.56)
249.8
(9.83)
161.2
(6.35)
137.6
(5.42)
65.2
(2.57)
57.2
(2.25)
57.4
(2.26)
38.7
(1.52)
1,388.7
(54.67)
Average relative humidity (%) 79 81 82 82 82 82 79 79 77 75 75 74 79
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ "2020年统计用区划代码". www.stats.gov.cn. Retrieved 2021-03-25.
  2. ^ a b Meyers, Jessica (April 23, 2018). "A victim of its own industrial success, China's hanger capital is now just hanging on". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
  3. ^ "Fengyu Cave - Guilin and Yangshuo Caves - Visit Guilin |". Retrieved 2021-03-25.