Xinglong County
兴隆县
Xinglong in Chengde
Xinglong in Chengde
Chengde in Hebei
Chengde in Hebei
Coordinates: 40°25′03″N 117°30′02″E / 40.4174°N 117.5006°E / 40.4174; 117.5006
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityChengde
County seatXinglong Town (兴隆镇)
Area
 • Total3,116 km2 (1,203 sq mi)
Elevation
579 m (1,900 ft)
Population
 • Total320,000
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
067300
Area code0314

Xinglong County (simplified Chinese: 兴隆县; traditional Chinese: 興隆縣; pinyin: Xīnglóng Xiàn) is a county in the northeast of Hebei province, bordering the municipalities of Beijing to the west and Tianjin to the southwest. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Chengde, with a population of 320,000[when?] residing in an area of 3,116 km2 (1,203 sq mi).

Administrative divisions

There are 9 towns, 9 townships, and 2 ethnic townships under the county's administration.[1]

Towns:

  • Xinglong (兴隆镇)
  • Liudaohe (六道河镇)
  • Gualanyu (挂兰峪镇)
  • Banbishan (半壁山镇)
  • Ping'anbao (平安堡镇)
  • Beiyingfang (北营房镇)
  • Qingsongling (青松岭镇)
  • Gushanzi (孤山子镇)
  • Lanqiying (蓝旗营镇)

Townships:

  • Xiataizi Township (下台子乡)
  • Dazhangzi Township (大杖子乡)
  • Beishuiquan Township (北水泉乡)
  • Douziyu Township (陡子峪乡)
  • Sandaohe Township (三道河乡)
  • Dashuiquan Township (大水泉乡)
  • Moguyu Township (蘑菇峪乡)
  • Shangshidong Township (上石洞乡)
  • Anziling Township (安子岭乡)
  • Nantian Manchu Ethnic Township (南天门满族乡)
  • Bagualing Manchu Ethnic Township (八卦岭满族乡)

Climate

Climate data for Xinglong (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 12.1
(53.8)
17.1
(62.8)
24.9
(76.8)
29.6
(85.3)
35.1
(95.2)
35.6
(96.1)
36.7
(98.1)
34.2
(93.6)
32.9
(91.2)
28.7
(83.7)
21.1
(70.0)
16.6
(61.9)
36.7
(98.1)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) −1.3
(29.7)
2.3
(36.1)
8.9
(48.0)
16.9
(62.4)
23.1
(73.6)
26.6
(79.9)
27.9
(82.2)
27.1
(80.8)
22.7
(72.9)
15.9
(60.6)
6.9
(44.4)
0.1
(32.2)
14.8
(58.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) −8.8
(16.2)
−5.0
(23.0)
2.1
(35.8)
10.3
(50.5)
16.5
(61.7)
20.4
(68.7)
22.5
(72.5)
21.1
(70.0)
15.5
(59.9)
8.4
(47.1)
0.0
(32.0)
−6.8
(19.8)
8.0
(46.4)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) −14.4
(6.1)
−10.9
(12.4)
−4.0
(24.8)
3.4
(38.1)
9.1
(48.4)
14.1
(57.4)
17.8
(64.0)
16.4
(61.5)
9.9
(49.8)
2.5
(36.5)
−5.1
(22.8)
−12
(10)
2.2
(36.0)
Record low °C (°F) −29.4
(−20.9)
−24.6
(−12.3)
−21.5
(−6.7)
−8.7
(16.3)
−0.8
(30.6)
4.5
(40.1)
8.6
(47.5)
6.4
(43.5)
−1.6
(29.1)
−10.5
(13.1)
−26.1
(−15.0)
−26.1
(−15.0)
−29.4
(−20.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 2.5
(0.10)
4.7
(0.19)
11.4
(0.45)
27.9
(1.10)
53.8
(2.12)
99.0
(3.90)
240.4
(9.46)
148.5
(5.85)
65.5
(2.58)
34.3
(1.35)
15.2
(0.60)
3.1
(0.12)
706.3
(27.82)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 1.7 2.4 3.7 5.2 7.9 11.7 14.5 11.8 8.2 5.3 3.4 2.5 78.3
Average snowy days 3.3 3.7 3.5 0.8 0.1 0 0 0 0 0.4 3.2 3.7 18.7
Average relative humidity (%) 52 49 46 47 54 68 80 81 77 67 59 55 61
Mean monthly sunshine hours 191.2 196.0 232.8 241.8 268.9 227.0 193.4 210.7 212.7 211.2 183.5 178.9 2,548.1
Percent possible sunshine 64 64 62 60 60 51 43 50 58 62 62 62 58
Source: China Meteorological Administration[2][3]

Transportation

References

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:兴隆县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-19.
  2. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 25 August 2023.
  3. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 25 August 2023.