Napo
那坡县 · Nazboh Yen
Napo is located in Guangxi
Napo
Napo
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 23°23′13″N 105°49′59″E / 23.387°N 105.833°E / 23.387; 105.833Coordinates: 23°23′13″N 105°49′59″E / 23.387°N 105.833°E / 23.387; 105.833
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionGuangxi
Prefecture-level cityBaise
Area
 • Total2,230 km2 (860 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Napo County (Chinese: 那坡县; pinyin: Nàpō Xiàn; Zhuang: Nazboh Yen) is a county in the west of Guangxi, China, bordering Yunnan province to the north and northwest as well as Vietnam's Cao Bằng and Hà Giang provinces to the south and west, respectively. It is under the administration of Baise city.

Demographics

Ethnic groups in Napo County include the following (Napo County Gazetteer).[1]

Zhuang

The "Buzhuang" 布壮 (including the Black-Clothed Zhuang 黑衣壮, or Min 敏) are located in Chengxiang 城厢, Pohe 坡荷, Longhe 龙合, Delong 德隆, Baidu 百都, Bainan 百南, Baihe 百合, Pingmeng 平孟, Baisheng 百省等乡; 461 villages.[1]

Yi

In Napo County, ethnic Yi are located in the following villages.[2]

The Napo County Gazetteer (那坡县志) reports two subgroups of ethnic Yi, with respective names and geographic distributions.[1][3]

Climate

Climate data for Napo (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 27.2
(81.0)
31.0
(87.8)
32.6
(90.7)
35.6
(96.1)
35.8
(96.4)
33.9
(93.0)
34.9
(94.8)
34.7
(94.5)
35.2
(95.4)
31.5
(88.7)
29.5
(85.1)
27.9
(82.2)
35.8
(96.4)
Average high °C (°F) 15.3
(59.5)
17.3
(63.1)
21.3
(70.3)
25.6
(78.1)
27.7
(81.9)
28.9
(84.0)
29.4
(84.9)
29.5
(85.1)
27.9
(82.2)
24.4
(75.9)
21.0
(69.8)
17.2
(63.0)
23.8
(74.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 11.4
(52.5)
13.4
(56.1)
16.7
(62.1)
20.8
(69.4)
23.0
(73.4)
24.5
(76.1)
24.8
(76.6)
24.3
(75.7)
22.4
(72.3)
19.7
(67.5)
16.0
(60.8)
12.3
(54.1)
19.1
(66.4)
Average low °C (°F) 8.8
(47.8)
10.7
(51.3)
13.7
(56.7)
17.5
(63.5)
19.8
(67.6)
21.7
(71.1)
22.0
(71.6)
21.2
(70.2)
19.1
(66.4)
16.7
(62.1)
12.7
(54.9)
8.9
(48.0)
16.1
(60.9)
Record low °C (°F) −1.1
(30.0)
0.4
(32.7)
0.1
(32.2)
7.9
(46.2)
9.6
(49.3)
12.5
(54.5)
14.4
(57.9)
16.0
(60.8)
11.4
(52.5)
5.5
(41.9)
0.7
(33.3)
−3.6
(25.5)
−3.6
(25.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 22.3
(0.88)
22.5
(0.89)
38.4
(1.51)
61.30
(2.41)
156.1
(6.15)
248.2
(9.77)
264.5
(10.41)
253.8
(9.99)
141.5
(5.57)
80.9
(3.19)
46.6
(1.83)
17.3
(0.68)
1,353.4
(53.28)
Average relative humidity (%) 79 78 76 75 77 81 82 83 81 81 79 78 79
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ a b c http://www.gxdqw.com/bin/mse.exe?seachword=&K=c&A=18&rec=46&run=13
  2. ^ Guangxi Minority Languages Orthography Committee. 2008. Vocabularies of Guangxi ethnic languages [广西民族语言方音词汇]. Beijing: Nationalities Publishing House [民族出版社].
  3. ^ http://www.gxdqw.com/bin/mse.exe?seachword=&K=c&A=18&rec=11&run=13