Tiandong
田东县 · Denzdungh Yen
Tiandong is located in Guangxi
Tiandong
Tiandong
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 23°35′49″N 107°07′34″E / 23.597°N 107.126°E / 23.597; 107.126Coordinates: 23°35′49″N 107°07′34″E / 23.597°N 107.126°E / 23.597; 107.126
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionGuangxi
Prefecture-level cityBaise
Area
 • Total2,816 km2 (1,087 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
411,500
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitehttp://www.gxtd.gov.cn

Tiandong County(simplified Chinese: 田东县; traditional Chinese: 田東縣; pinyin: Tiándōng Xiàn, Zhuang: Denzdungh Yen) is a county of Guangxi, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Baise.

Demographics

Tiandong's population was 411,500(2010). 85.22% of the people belong to the Zhuang ethnic group,[1] and speak Youjiang Zhuang(Gangjdoj). The rest include Han, Yao, Miao, and other ethnic groups.[2]

Administration

From June 21, 2005, for administration Tiandong County is divided into 10 areas:

Transportation

Apart from road access including the G80 Guangzhou–Kunming Expressway, the county also has rail access via Tiandong Railway Station and via Tiandong North Railway Station which is part of the Nanning–Kunming high-speed railway network. The nearest air access in via Baise Bama Airport which is in the neighbouring Tianyang County.

Climate

Climate data for Tiandong (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 32.3
(90.1)
36.9
(98.4)
37.5
(99.5)
40.4
(104.7)
40.0
(104.0)
38.6
(101.5)
38.6
(101.5)
38.9
(102.0)
39.2
(102.6)
35.2
(95.4)
34.3
(93.7)
32.4
(90.3)
40.4
(104.7)
Average high °C (°F) 18.1
(64.6)
20.1
(68.2)
23.6
(74.5)
28.5
(83.3)
31.1
(88.0)
32.6
(90.7)
33.5
(92.3)
33.6
(92.5)
31.8
(89.2)
28.4
(83.1)
24.5
(76.1)
20.4
(68.7)
27.2
(80.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 13.7
(56.7)
15.7
(60.3)
19.0
(66.2)
23.6
(74.5)
26.2
(79.2)
27.8
(82.0)
28.4
(83.1)
28.3
(82.9)
26.4
(79.5)
23.1
(73.6)
18.9
(66.0)
14.9
(58.8)
22.2
(71.9)
Average low °C (°F) 10.8
(51.4)
12.8
(55.0)
16.0
(60.8)
20.2
(68.4)
22.8
(73.0)
24.6
(76.3)
25.1
(77.2)
25.0
(77.0)
23.1
(73.6)
19.9
(67.8)
15.5
(59.9)
11.4
(52.5)
18.9
(66.1)
Record low °C (°F) 0.9
(33.6)
3.1
(37.6)
4.1
(39.4)
10.5
(50.9)
14.8
(58.6)
17.8
(64.0)
21.2
(70.2)
21.1
(70.0)
15.9
(60.6)
9.9
(49.8)
4.4
(39.9)
−0.2
(31.6)
−0.2
(31.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 26.9
(1.06)
25.4
(1.00)
38.7
(1.52)
66.5
(2.62)
150.8
(5.94)
210.9
(8.30)
206.1
(8.11)
177.3
(6.98)
121.2
(4.77)
76.2
(3.00)
48.2
(1.90)
17.6
(0.69)
1,165.8
(45.89)
Average relative humidity (%) 75 75 74 74 79 82 82 82 81 80 79 75 78
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

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