Shuangfeng County
双峰县
Shuangfeng
Shuangfeng
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 27°27′07″N 112°12′07″E / 27.452°N 112.202°E / 27.452; 112.202Coordinates: 27°27′07″N 112°12′07″E / 27.452°N 112.202°E / 27.452; 112.202[1]
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHunan
Prefecture-level cityLoudi
Area
 • Total1,596 km2 (616 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[3]
 • Total894,000
 • Density560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
4172XX

Shuangfeng County (simplified Chinese: 双峰县; traditional Chinese: 雙峰縣; pinyin: Shuāngfēng Xiàn; lit. 'double peak') is a county in Hunan Province, China, it is under the administration of Loudi prefecture-level City.

Located on the east central part of the province, it is adjacent to the southeast of the city proper of Loudi. The county is bordered to the north and northeast by Xiangxiang City, to the southeast by Xiangtan and Hengshan Counties, to the south by Hengyang County, to the southwest by Shaodong County, to the northwest by Lianyuan City and Louxing District. Shuangfeng County covers 1,715 km2 (662 sq mi), as of the 2010 census, It had a registered population of 941,792 and a resident population of 854,555.[4] The county has 12 towns and 3 townships under its jurisdiction, the county seat is Yongfeng (永丰镇).[3][5]

History

The county of Shuangfeng was formed from the south western portion of Xiangxiang County in January 1952, named after the Shuangfeng Mountain (双峰山). At its establishment, it was a county of Yiyang Prefecture (益阳专区), it was transferred to Shaoyang Prefecture (邵阳专区) in December 1952. Lianyuan Prefecture (涟源地区) was formed from a portion of Shaoyang Prefecture (邵阳地区) in September 1977, it became a county of Lianyuan Prefecture. The prefecture of Lianyuan was renamed to Loudi (娄底地区) in 1982, the prefecture of Loudi was reorganized as the prefecture-level city of Loudi (娄底市), the county of Shuangfeng is under the administration of Loudi City. [6]

Shexingshan Town was transferred to Louxing District on January 24, 2017. The county of Shuangfeng covers an area of 1,596 km2 (616 sq mi) with a population of 894,000 (as of 2017). It has 12 towns and 3 townships under jurisdiction.[3]

Climate

Climate data for Shuangfeng (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 27.8
(82.0)
30.6
(87.1)
34.7
(94.5)
35.9
(96.6)
36.6
(97.9)
37.8
(100.0)
39.7
(103.5)
40.8
(105.4)
38.1
(100.6)
34.8
(94.6)
32.4
(90.3)
24.8
(76.6)
40.8
(105.4)
Average high °C (°F) 8.8
(47.8)
10.9
(51.6)
15.3
(59.5)
22.0
(71.6)
27.0
(80.6)
30.0
(86.0)
33.7
(92.7)
33.0
(91.4)
28.7
(83.7)
23.3
(73.9)
17.7
(63.9)
12.0
(53.6)
21.9
(71.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 4.9
(40.8)
7.1
(44.8)
11.0
(51.8)
17.3
(63.1)
22.2
(72.0)
25.6
(78.1)
28.9
(84.0)
28.0
(82.4)
23.8
(74.8)
18.2
(64.8)
12.4
(54.3)
6.9
(44.4)
17.2
(62.9)
Average low °C (°F) 2.1
(35.8)
4.3
(39.7)
7.8
(46.0)
13.7
(56.7)
18.5
(65.3)
22.2
(72.0)
25.0
(77.0)
24.4
(75.9)
20.1
(68.2)
14.7
(58.5)
8.7
(47.7)
3.3
(37.9)
13.7
(56.7)
Record low °C (°F) −7.6
(18.3)
−8.5
(16.7)
−2.7
(27.1)
0.7
(33.3)
9.3
(48.7)
13.3
(55.9)
18.1
(64.6)
17.8
(64.0)
10.7
(51.3)
1.6
(34.9)
−2.4
(27.7)
−11.7
(10.9)
−11.7
(10.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 71.7
(2.82)
91.7
(3.61)
132.0
(5.20)
170.6
(6.72)
191.1
(7.52)
209.5
(8.25)
128.1
(5.04)
115.3
(4.54)
66.8
(2.63)
85.2
(3.35)
75.4
(2.97)
46.5
(1.83)
1,383.9
(54.48)
Average relative humidity (%) 81 82 82 81 80 82 75 77 79 79 79 78 80
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[7]

Subdivisions

Shexingshan Town was transferred to Louxing District on January 24, 2017. It has 12 towns and townships.[3]

12 towns
3 townships

Education

Tourism

Shuangfeng County is home to the Former Residence of Zeng Guofan.

Notable people

References

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Yongfengzhen" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ Loudi City Land Use Plan (2006–20)/《娄底市土地利用总体规划(2006-2020年)》.(in Chinese) Accessed 8 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d 湖南省民政厅 湘民行发〔2017〕2号 see mzt.hunan.gov (2018-02-13), hunan.voc.com (2017-02-16) or 163.com (2017-02-16)
  4. ^ the population of Shuangfeng County in 2010 census, according to the Major data communique on 2010 Census of Shuangfeng County - 《双峰县第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报》: [1]
  5. ^ on Adjustment of village-level administrative divisions of Shuangfeng County in 2016 / 2016年双峰县16个乡镇村级合并调整完整版 see 360doc.com
  6. ^ the history of Shuangfeng, according to the Dictionary of Chinese Administrative Divisions (中国行-政区划大典) published by the People's Publishing House of Zhejiang (浙江人民出版社) ISBN 7-213-01789-6
  7. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 20 October 2018.