Teng County
藤县 · Dwngz Yen
Tengxian
Tengxian
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 23°22′32″N 110°54′52″E / 23.3756°N 110.9145°E / 23.3756; 110.9145Coordinates: 23°22′32″N 110°54′52″E / 23.3756°N 110.9145°E / 23.3756; 110.9145
CountryPeople's Republic of China
RegionGuangxi
Prefecture-level cityWuzhou
County seatTengzhou (藤州镇)
Area
 • Total3,945.62 km2 (1,523.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total930,000
 • Density240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
543300
Area code(s)0774

Teng County or Tengxian (simplified Chinese: 藤县; traditional Chinese: 藤縣; pinyin: Téng Xiàn; Zhuang: Dwngz Yen) is a county of eastern Guangxi, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Wuzhou. As of 2002, it had a population of 930,000 residing in an area of 3,945.62 km2 (1,523.41 sq mi).

History

On 21 March 2021, China Eastern Airlines Flight 5735 crashed in the county, killing all on board.[1]

Administrative divisions

Teng County administers 15 towns and one township.[2]

Towns:

  • Tengzhou (藤州镇)
  • Tangbu (塘步镇)
  • Langnan (琅南镇)
  • Tongxin (同心镇)
  • Jinji (金鸡镇)
  • Xinqing (新庆镇)
  • Xiangqi (象棋镇)
  • Lingjing (岭景镇)
  • Tianping (天平镇)
  • Mengjiang (Mongkong) (蒙江镇 (濛江))
  • Heping (和平镇)
  • Taiping (太平镇)
  • Gulong (古龙镇)
  • Dongrong (东荣镇)
  • Dali (大黎镇)

The only township is Pingfu Township (平福乡)

Notable people

Climate

Climate data for Tengxian (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 29.7
(85.5)
34.7
(94.5)
33.7
(92.7)
35.5
(95.9)
36.9
(98.4)
37.8
(100.0)
39.4
(102.9)
38.7
(101.7)
38.1
(100.6)
35.8
(96.4)
33.6
(92.5)
30.3
(86.5)
39.4
(102.9)
Average high °C (°F) 17.1
(62.8)
18.1
(64.6)
21.1
(70.0)
26.2
(79.2)
30.2
(86.4)
32.3
(90.1)
33.8
(92.8)
33.7
(92.7)
32.1
(89.8)
29.0
(84.2)
24.3
(75.7)
19.7
(67.5)
26.5
(79.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.1
(53.8)
13.7
(56.7)
16.9
(62.4)
21.9
(71.4)
25.3
(77.5)
27.4
(81.3)
28.4
(83.1)
28.2
(82.8)
26.7
(80.1)
23.3
(73.9)
18.2
(64.8)
13.6
(56.5)
21.3
(70.4)
Average low °C (°F) 8.7
(47.7)
10.7
(51.3)
14.0
(57.2)
18.8
(65.8)
22.0
(71.6)
24.3
(75.7)
24.8
(76.6)
24.6
(76.3)
22.9
(73.2)
19.1
(66.4)
13.9
(57.0)
9.5
(49.1)
17.8
(64.0)
Record low °C (°F) −1.2
(29.8)
−0.3
(31.5)
1.2
(34.2)
6.8
(44.2)
13.0
(55.4)
17.5
(63.5)
19.1
(66.4)
20.2
(68.4)
15.1
(59.2)
6.6
(43.9)
2.7
(36.9)
−2.9
(26.8)
−2.9
(26.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 58.2
(2.29)
74.3
(2.93)
88.4
(3.48)
156.8
(6.17)
241.3
(9.50)
210.7
(8.30)
196.2
(7.72)
166.9
(6.57)
106.5
(4.19)
54.9
(2.16)
44.1
(1.74)
33.2
(1.31)
1,431.5
(56.36)
Average relative humidity (%) 77 81 83 83 83 84 81 82 79 75 75 75 80
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ Ramzy, Austin; Chokshi, Niraj (2022-03-22). "What We Know About the Crash of China Eastern Airlines Flight 5735". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-03-25.
  2. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:藤县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-08-12.