Tianlin
田林县 · Denzlinz Yen
Tianlin
Tianlin
Location of the seat in Guangxi
Coordinates: 24°17′38″N 106°13′44″E / 24.294°N 106.229°E / 24.294; 106.229Coordinates: 24°17′38″N 106°13′44″E / 24.294°N 106.229°E / 24.294; 106.229
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangxi
Prefecture-level cityBaise
Area
 • Total5,584 km2 (2,156 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
245,000
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitewww.tianlin.gov.cn

Tianlin County (Chinese: 田林县; pinyin: Tiánlín Xiàn; Zhuang: Denzlinz Yen) is a county in the west of Guangxi, China, bordering the provinces of Guizhou to the north and Yunnan to the south. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Baise.

Demographics

Ethnic Yao are distributed mostly in the townships of Lizhou 利周, Lucheng 潞城, Bagui 八桂, Nongwa 弄瓦, Fuda 福达, and Badu 八渡, while ethnic Yi are found in Changjing Village 常井村 of Ding'an Township 定安镇.[1]

The Miao of Tianlin County call themselves "Mengxia 孟夏", while the Zhuang call themselves Puyue 甫越 (bu33 jui33), the Han call themselves Kebianren 客边人 ('guest people'), and the Yi call themselves Buna 布那.[2]

Yao

The Yao of Tianlin County consist of the following four subgroups.[2]

Notable people

Climate

Climate data for Tianlin (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30.0
(86.0)
35.5
(95.9)
37.4
(99.3)
40.0
(104.0)
40.2
(104.4)
37.5
(99.5)
37.5
(99.5)
37.5
(99.5)
38.0
(100.4)
34.0
(93.2)
33.5
(92.3)
30.2
(86.4)
40.2
(104.4)
Average high °C (°F) 17.4
(63.3)
19.8
(67.6)
23.8
(74.8)
28.3
(82.9)
30.4
(86.7)
31.6
(88.9)
32.4
(90.3)
32.6
(90.7)
30.7
(87.3)
27.1
(80.8)
23.4
(74.1)
19.4
(66.9)
26.4
(79.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.3
(54.1)
14.4
(57.9)
18.0
(64.4)
22.5
(72.5)
24.9
(76.8)
26.6
(79.9)
27.1
(80.8)
26.8
(80.2)
24.7
(76.5)
21.5
(70.7)
17.4
(63.3)
13.3
(55.9)
20.8
(69.4)
Average low °C (°F) 9.1
(48.4)
11.1
(52.0)
14.1
(57.4)
18.3
(64.9)
21.0
(69.8)
23.2
(73.8)
23.9
(75.0)
23.6
(74.5)
21.3
(70.3)
18.3
(64.9)
13.9
(57.0)
9.6
(49.3)
17.3
(63.1)
Record low °C (°F) 0.0
(32.0)
1.8
(35.2)
2.0
(35.6)
9.3
(48.7)
11.5
(52.7)
16.0
(60.8)
17.5
(63.5)
18.0
(64.4)
13.9
(57.0)
7.9
(46.2)
3.2
(37.8)
−1.6
(29.1)
−1.6
(29.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 20.6
(0.81)
21.7
(0.85)
34.4
(1.35)
73.1
(2.88)
164.5
(6.48)
233.8
(9.20)
222.8
(8.77)
190.6
(7.50)
103.7
(4.08)
66.7
(2.63)
44.5
(1.75)
16.8
(0.66)
1,193.2
(46.96)
Average relative humidity (%) 80 79 76 76 79 84 84 84 84 83 82 81 81
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

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