Qionglai

邛崃市
Qionglai
Qionglai
Location in Sichuan
Coordinates: 30°24′22″N 103°27′32″E / 30.406°N 103.459°E / 30.406; 103.459Coordinates: 30°24′22″N 103°27′32″E / 30.406°N 103.459°E / 30.406; 103.459[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceSichuan
Sub-provincial cityChengdu
Area
 • Total1,384 km2 (534 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • Total612,753
 • Density443/km2 (1,150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
6115XX
Chengdu district map
Subdivisions of Chengdu, Sichuan
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3
4
5
6
7
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10
11
12
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19
Airplane silhouette.svg
20
Core districts
1 Jinjiang
2 Qingyang
3 Jinniu
4 Wuhou
5 Chenghua
Suburbs
6 Longquanyi
7 Qingbaijiang
8 Xindu
9 Wenjiang
11 Shuangliu
12 Pidu
15 Xinjin
Satellite cities
16 Dujiangyan
17 Pengzhou
18 Qionglai
19 Chongzhou
20 Jianyang
Rural
10 Jintang Co.
13 Dayi Co.
14 Pujiang Co.

Qionglai (simplified Chinese: 邛崃; traditional Chinese: 邛崍; pinyin: Qiónglái) is a county-level city of Sichuan Province, Southwest China, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Chengdu. It is located around 60 kilometres (37 mi) from downtown Chengdu. The city is located on the western edge of the Sichuan Basin and in the foothills of the Qionglai Mountains that bound the basin from the west, and is bordered by the prefecture-level city of Ya'an to the west.

Transport

Map including Qionglai (labeled as CHIUNG-LAI (CHIUNG-CHOU) 邛崍) (AMS, 1957)
Map including Qionglai (labeled as CHIUNG-LAI (CHIUNG-CHOU) 邛崍) (AMS, 1957)

There are many rivers around in Qionglai City, so it has abundant water power. South River, Zhuojiang River, Xiejiang River and Pujiang River flow through this city, and they are 217.15 kilometers long in total. The quantity of runoff of surface water may reach 991 million cubic meters, including 532.8 million cubic meters which can be made use of by humans. Underground water can reach 106 million cubic meters. Surface and underground water create many opportunities to support agriculture and manufacture.

Climate

Climate data for Qionglai (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 19.1
(66.4)
22.8
(73.0)
31.6
(88.9)
32.7
(90.9)
35.0
(95.0)
36.8
(98.2)
36.0
(96.8)
37.7
(99.9)
36.1
(97.0)
29.5
(85.1)
26.2
(79.2)
19.0
(66.2)
37.7
(99.9)
Average high °C (°F) 9.5
(49.1)
11.8
(53.2)
16.4
(61.5)
22.0
(71.6)
26.6
(79.9)
28.2
(82.8)
30.0
(86.0)
29.7
(85.5)
25.8
(78.4)
20.8
(69.4)
16.2
(61.2)
10.7
(51.3)
20.6
(69.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.1
(43.0)
8.2
(46.8)
11.9
(53.4)
17.0
(62.6)
21.4
(70.5)
23.8
(74.8)
25.6
(78.1)
25.1
(77.2)
21.8
(71.2)
17.3
(63.1)
12.7
(54.9)
7.4
(45.3)
16.5
(61.7)
Average low °C (°F) 3.4
(38.1)
5.5
(41.9)
8.6
(47.5)
13.2
(55.8)
17.4
(63.3)
20.4
(68.7)
22.3
(72.1)
21.8
(71.2)
19.2
(66.6)
15.0
(59.0)
10.2
(50.4)
4.9
(40.8)
13.5
(56.3)
Record low °C (°F) −4.0
(24.8)
−2.9
(26.8)
−0.9
(30.4)
5.0
(41.0)
7.0
(44.6)
13.8
(56.8)
16.4
(61.5)
17.0
(62.6)
12.3
(54.1)
4.2
(39.6)
0.2
(32.4)
−4.5
(23.9)
−4.5
(23.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 12.9
(0.51)
18.5
(0.73)
32.4
(1.28)
61.4
(2.42)
84.9
(3.34)
120.7
(4.75)
222.8
(8.77)
256.6
(10.10)
143.3
(5.64)
51.3
(2.02)
23.5
(0.93)
10.3
(0.41)
1,038.6
(40.9)
Average relative humidity (%) 84 82 80 79 76 81 85 85 85 86 85 85 83
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Qionglai" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ 我市2010年第六次全国人口普查数据公报 (in Chinese). Government of Chengdu. 2011-05-13. Archived from the original on September 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-04.
  3. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 20 October 2018.