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Puning
普宁市
Skyline of Urban of Puning in Jan 2011.jpg
Location of Puning within Guangdong
Location of Puning within Guangdong
Puning is located in Guangdong
Puning
Puning
Location of the city center in Guangdong
Coordinates: 23°17′53″N 116°09′58″E / 23.298°N 116.166°E / 23.298; 116.166Coordinates: 23°17′53″N 116°09′58″E / 23.298°N 116.166°E / 23.298; 116.166
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityJieyang
Area
 • Total1,620 km2 (630 sq mi)
Elevation
10.5 m (34.4 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,054,703
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
5153**
Area code(0)663
Licence plates粤V
WebsitePuning Government Website

Puning (simplified Chinese: 普宁; traditional Chinese: 普寧; pinyin: Pǔníng; postal: Puning) is a county-level city in the municipal region of Jieyang, in the southeast of Guangdong Province, China.

Economy

Puning's main industries include: citrus, Plum, clothing, traditional Chinese medicine and so on. The specialties there are Puning miso (in Hong xiangyangzhen producing the most authentic) and Puning dried tofu (also known as Puning tofu).

Fruit

As the city is located in the south of the Tropic of Cancer, there is plenty of sunshine and abundant rainfall, spring-fertile land and the development of fruit production with a unique natural and geographical conditions. Puning is the famous "Shuiguozhixiang", the city's existing base of high-value high-quality fruit, 35.3 thousand hectares, gross output value of fruit production among the national fruit hundred counties (cities). A long history of fruit cultivation, fruit cultivation experienced and fruit varieties are excellent, rare, valuable resources, particularly a wide variety.

Merlin Panlong Court

Panlong Temple (formerly Panlong House, Panlong Pavilion Temple) is located in Puning quicksand Merlin, about 20 kilometers southwest of the town area, the radius of 4 square kilometers. It is one of eastern Guangdong 10 square temples, but also major tourist scenic spots. 2002年10月17日 17 October 2002 (lunar 12 September) Reconstruction of the completion of set off.

Textiles

China's textile and apparel industry, Puning has become a big name, the reform and opening up, Puning Li with overseas Chinese and market advantages, the development of textile and garment industry, particularly in recent years the development of T-shirt production scale.

Medicine

Puning has a long history of traditional Chinese medicine and is a well-known traditional Chinese medicine base. At the beginning of this year following the reform and opening up trend, Puning committed to expanding the traditional Chinese medicine market, which enables the rapid development of Chinese herbal medicine industry is to build the United States as a leader Kang a large number of medicine production base.

In the news

The city's family planning excesses attracted first national then international attention in 2010 April due to the Iron Fist Campaign.[1]

Notable people from Puning

Climate

Climate data for Puning (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 29.3
(84.7)
31.5
(88.7)
32.0
(89.6)
34.0
(93.2)
35.4
(95.7)
37.6
(99.7)
38.1
(100.6)
37.4
(99.3)
37.2
(99.0)
34.5
(94.1)
33.0
(91.4)
29.5
(85.1)
38.1
(100.6)
Average high °C (°F) 19.2
(66.6)
20.5
(68.9)
22.4
(72.3)
25.8
(78.4)
29.1
(84.4)
30.9
(87.6)
33.3
(91.9)
32.8
(91.0)
31.5
(88.7)
28.7
(83.7)
24.9
(76.8)
21.1
(70.0)
26.7
(80.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 14.3
(57.7)
15.8
(60.4)
17.8
(64.0)
21.6
(70.9)
25.1
(77.2)
27.0
(80.6)
28.8
(83.8)
28.3
(82.9)
27.2
(81.0)
24.3
(75.7)
20.2
(68.4)
16.1
(61.0)
22.2
(72.0)
Average low °C (°F) 11.1
(52.0)
12.9
(55.2)
14.6
(58.3)
18.6
(65.5)
22.1
(71.8)
24.3
(75.7)
25.5
(77.9)
25.2
(77.4)
24.1
(75.4)
21.2
(70.2)
16.7
(62.1)
12.6
(54.7)
19.1
(66.4)
Record low °C (°F) 0.4
(32.7)
4.8
(40.6)
5.0
(41.0)
11.6
(52.9)
15.9
(60.6)
17.6
(63.7)
22.6
(72.7)
22.8
(73.0)
19.9
(67.8)
11.9
(53.4)
6.5
(43.7)
0.7
(33.3)
0.4
(32.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 35.5
(1.40)
75.4
(2.97)
127.1
(5.00)
199.4
(7.85)
275.4
(10.84)
395.5
(15.57)
335.8
(13.22)
335.8
(13.22)
241.5
(9.51)
40.5
(1.59)
35.2
(1.39)
38.4
(1.51)
2,135.5
(84.07)
Average relative humidity (%) 74 78 76 79 79 83 79 81 78 73 72 72 77
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ "Chinese state holds parents hostage in sterilisation drive". 22 October 2011.