Quanzhou County
全州县 · Cenzcouh Yen
Public square
Quanzhou
Quanzhou
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 25°55′44″N 111°04′23″E / 25.929°N 111.073°E / 25.929; 111.073Coordinates: 25°55′44″N 111°04′23″E / 25.929°N 111.073°E / 25.929; 111.073
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionGuangxi
Prefecture-level cityGuilin
Area
 • Total4,021 km2 (1,553 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
803,495
 • Density200/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
541500

Quanzhou County (Chinese: 全州县; pinyin: Quánzhōu Xiàn; Zhuang: Cenzcouh Yen) is a county in the northeast of Guangxi, China, bordering Hunan province to the north and east. It is under the administration of Guilin City. Quanzhou is the biggest county in Guilin both in size and in population, and contains the northernmost point of Guangxi. The dialect of here belongs to the Xiang Chinese.

Historically Quanzhou was under the administration of Hunan Province. It was only after Ming Dynasty (1368CE -1644CE) that it was removed from Hunan into Guangxi.

Yao people

Four languages are spoken by the Yao people of Quanzhou County.[1]

Ethnic Yao are found in the following townships and villages.[1]

Climate

Climate data for Quanzhou (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 26.2
(79.2)
30.3
(86.5)
34.0
(93.2)
34.8
(94.6)
35.1
(95.2)
37.0
(98.6)
39.2
(102.6)
40.2
(104.4)
37.7
(99.9)
36.0
(96.8)
32.6
(90.7)
26.5
(79.7)
40.2
(104.4)
Average high °C (°F) 9.7
(49.5)
11.8
(53.2)
15.8
(60.4)
22.3
(72.1)
26.9
(80.4)
30.1
(86.2)
33.0
(91.4)
32.6
(90.7)
29.1
(84.4)
24.0
(75.2)
18.5
(65.3)
13.0
(55.4)
22.2
(72.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.5
(43.7)
8.4
(47.1)
12.1
(53.8)
18.1
(64.6)
22.6
(72.7)
25.9
(78.6)
28.5
(83.3)
27.9
(82.2)
24.6
(76.3)
19.6
(67.3)
14.2
(57.6)
8.9
(48.0)
18.1
(64.6)
Average low °C (°F) 4.1
(39.4)
6.1
(43.0)
9.4
(48.9)
15.1
(59.2)
19.4
(66.9)
22.9
(73.2)
25.1
(77.2)
24.6
(76.3)
21.4
(70.5)
16.4
(61.5)
11.1
(52.0)
5.9
(42.6)
15.1
(59.2)
Record low °C (°F) −3.6
(25.5)
−3.0
(26.6)
0.4
(32.7)
4.4
(39.9)
10.0
(50.0)
14.7
(58.5)
17.5
(63.5)
18.2
(64.8)
13.2
(55.8)
6.3
(43.3)
−0.4
(31.3)
−4.4
(24.1)
−4.4
(24.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 76.8
(3.02)
111.5
(4.39)
152.3
(6.00)
198.0
(7.80)
272.0
(10.71)
233.4
(9.19)
149.7
(5.89)
122.1
(4.81)
57.4
(2.26)
69.3
(2.73)
75.4
(2.97)
48.0
(1.89)
1,565.9
(61.66)
Average relative humidity (%) 78 81 82 81 81 82 75 76 76 74 73 72 78
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

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