Longchuan County
陇川县
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
PrefectureDehong
Area
 • Total1,931 km2 (746 sq mi)
Population
 • Total170,000
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
678700
Area code(s)0692
Websitehttp://www.dhlc.gov.cn/

Longchuan County (simplified Chinese: 陇川县; traditional Chinese: 隴川縣; pinyin: Lǒngchuān Xiàn; Thai: เมืองวัน) is a county located in Dehong Prefecture, Yunnan province, southwestern China.

Administration

The county seat is in Zhangfeng Town (章凤镇).

Three other townships have been upgraded to town (镇, zhen) status: Longba (陇把), Chengzi (城子), Jinghan (景罕)

Nowadays, Longchuan County has 4 towns, 7 townships and 1 ethnic township.[1]

4 towns
  • Zhangfeng (章凤镇)
  • Longba (陇把镇)
  • Jinghan (景罕镇)
  • Chengzi (城子镇)
4 townships
  • Huguo (护国乡)
  • Qingping (清平乡)
  • Wangzishu (王子树乡)
  • Mengyue (勐约乡)
1 ethnic township

Culture

Many citizens of Dehong Prefecture belong to the Jingpo-nation ethnic group, an official minority in the People's Republic of China. They are one and the same as the people of Kachin State, the adjacent part of Myanmar, and ethno-linguistic ties are strong.

Climate

Climate data for Longchuan (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 27.6
(81.7)
30.1
(86.2)
33.4
(92.1)
34.4
(93.9)
34.9
(94.8)
34.4
(93.9)
34.2
(93.6)
34.2
(93.6)
33.7
(92.7)
33.6
(92.5)
29.6
(85.3)
27.7
(81.9)
34.9
(94.8)
Average high °C (°F) 22.0
(71.6)
23.8
(74.8)
27.2
(81.0)
29.3
(84.7)
29.0
(84.2)
28.2
(82.8)
27.4
(81.3)
28.3
(82.9)
28.3
(82.9)
27.3
(81.1)
24.7
(76.5)
22.2
(72.0)
26.5
(79.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 11.2
(52.2)
13.3
(55.9)
17.0
(62.6)
20.4
(68.7)
22.4
(72.3)
23.4
(74.1)
23.3
(73.9)
23.5
(74.3)
22.5
(72.5)
20.3
(68.5)
16.0
(60.8)
12.3
(54.1)
18.8
(65.8)
Average low °C (°F) 3.8
(38.8)
5.7
(42.3)
9.3
(48.7)
13.6
(56.5)
17.5
(63.5)
20.5
(68.9)
20.9
(69.6)
20.7
(69.3)
19.3
(66.7)
16.2
(61.2)
10.5
(50.9)
5.9
(42.6)
13.7
(56.6)
Record low °C (°F) −2.9
(26.8)
−1.2
(29.8)
1.4
(34.5)
6.4
(43.5)
10.1
(50.2)
15.7
(60.3)
15.8
(60.4)
16.7
(62.1)
12.2
(54.0)
6.5
(43.7)
2.0
(35.6)
−0.8
(30.6)
−2.9
(26.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 12.6
(0.50)
23.0
(0.91)
23.5
(0.93)
60.7
(2.39)
165.5
(6.52)
308.7
(12.15)
364.1
(14.33)
265.0
(10.43)
181.5
(7.15)
141.2
(5.56)
59.6
(2.35)
12.9
(0.51)
1,618.3
(63.73)
Average relative humidity (%) 79 74 68 70 78 86 89 88 87 86 84 83 81
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ "国家统计局" (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2021-12-07.


Coordinates: 24°15′00″N 97°50′00″E / 24.25°N 97.8333°E / 24.25; 97.8333