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Maguan County
马关县
Location of Maguan County (pink) and Wenshan Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Autonomous prefectureWenshan
Area
 • Total2,767 km2 (1,068 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total367,507
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
663700
Area code(s)0876
Websitehttp://www.ynmg.gov.cn/

Maguan County (simplified Chinese: 马关县; traditional Chinese: 馬關縣; pinyin: Mǎguān Xiàn; lit. 'horse pass', Vietnamese: Mã Quan) is located in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan province, China, bordering Vietnam's Lào Cai and Ha Giang provinces to the south.

Administrative divisions

In the present, Maguan County has 9 towns and 4 townships.

9 towns
4 townships

Ethnic groups

The Maguan County Gazetteer (马关县志) (1996) lists the following ethnic subgroups.

Transport

Climate

Climate data for Maguan (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 26.0
(78.8)
28.0
(82.4)
31.7
(89.1)
32.3
(90.1)
33.3
(91.9)
31.2
(88.2)
32.1
(89.8)
32.4
(90.3)
32.8
(91.0)
28.4
(83.1)
27.2
(81.0)
25.0
(77.0)
33.3
(91.9)
Average high °C (°F) 15.1
(59.2)
17.3
(63.1)
21.2
(70.2)
24.4
(75.9)
25.6
(78.1)
26.2
(79.2)
26.3
(79.3)
26.5
(79.7)
25.3
(77.5)
22.3
(72.1)
19.5
(67.1)
16.2
(61.2)
22.2
(71.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 10.4
(50.7)
12.2
(54.0)
15.3
(59.5)
18.8
(65.8)
20.8
(69.4)
22.1
(71.8)
22.0
(71.6)
21.7
(71.1)
20.3
(68.5)
17.9
(64.2)
14.4
(57.9)
11.0
(51.8)
17.2
(63.0)
Average low °C (°F) 7.5
(45.5)
8.9
(48.0)
11.5
(52.7)
15.0
(59.0)
17.4
(63.3)
19.2
(66.6)
19.4
(66.9)
18.8
(65.8)
17.2
(63.0)
15.1
(59.2)
11.2
(52.2)
7.9
(46.2)
14.1
(57.4)
Record low °C (°F) −2.0
(28.4)
−0.8
(30.6)
−1.0
(30.2)
5.7
(42.3)
9.5
(49.1)
11.0
(51.8)
14.1
(57.4)
12.7
(54.9)
8.7
(47.7)
5.6
(42.1)
−0.1
(31.8)
−3.8
(25.2)
−3.8
(25.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 21.9
(0.86)
24.2
(0.95)
47.6
(1.87)
83.0
(3.27)
150.3
(5.92)
201.3
(7.93)
243.4
(9.58)
237.8
(9.36)
126.8
(4.99)
79.6
(3.13)
52.0
(2.05)
18.4
(0.72)
1,286.3
(50.63)
Average relative humidity (%) 85 83 80 79 80 84 86 85 83 84 83 83 83
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

Coordinates: 23°00′30″N 104°23′34″E / 23.00833°N 104.39278°E / 23.00833; 104.39278