Yichuan County
伊川县
Ichwan
Yichuan in Luoyang
Yichuan in Luoyang
Luoyang in Henan
Luoyang in Henan
Coordinates: 34°31′40″N 112°03′25″E / 34.5278°N 112.057°E / 34.5278; 112.057Coordinates: 34°31′40″N 112°03′25″E / 34.5278°N 112.057°E / 34.5278; 112.057
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHenan
Prefecture-level cityLuoyang
Area
 • Total1,243 km2 (480 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[2]
 • Total792,800
 • Density640/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Yichuan County (Chinese: 伊川县; pinyin: Yīchuān Xiàn) is a county in the west of Henan province, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Luoyang.

Yichuan is known as the "City of Wine".[citation needed] Chinese rice wine is claimed to have been invented here by Dukang during the reign of Shaokang of the Xia. Dukang wine is now exported to Japan, the United States, Canada, Thailand, and more than 45 other countries.[citation needed]

Administrative divisions

As 2012, this county is divided to 5 towns and 9 townships.[3]

Towns
Townships

Climate

Climate data for Yichuan (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 21.4
(70.5)
24.7
(76.5)
32.4
(90.3)
39.1
(102.4)
40.3
(104.5)
43.2
(109.8)
42.0
(107.6)
40.7
(105.3)
39.5
(103.1)
34.3
(93.7)
29.3
(84.7)
23.0
(73.4)
43.2
(109.8)
Average high °C (°F) 6.7
(44.1)
9.8
(49.6)
15.3
(59.5)
22.9
(73.2)
27.9
(82.2)
32.0
(89.6)
32.2
(90.0)
30.6
(87.1)
26.7
(80.1)
21.7
(71.1)
14.9
(58.8)
8.7
(47.7)
20.8
(69.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 1.3
(34.3)
4.2
(39.6)
9.3
(48.7)
16.4
(61.5)
21.6
(70.9)
26.0
(78.8)
27.2
(81.0)
25.7
(78.3)
21.2
(70.2)
15.6
(60.1)
8.9
(48.0)
3.2
(37.8)
15.0
(59.1)
Average low °C (°F) −3.1
(26.4)
−0.5
(31.1)
4.0
(39.2)
10.5
(50.9)
15.9
(60.6)
20.6
(69.1)
23.1
(73.6)
21.9
(71.4)
16.8
(62.2)
10.7
(51.3)
4.0
(39.2)
−1.3
(29.7)
10.2
(50.4)
Record low °C (°F) −15.8
(3.6)
−15.6
(3.9)
−7.2
(19.0)
−1.7
(28.9)
4.6
(40.3)
12.0
(53.6)
16.5
(61.7)
13.5
(56.3)
7.7
(45.9)
−1.6
(29.1)
−7.4
(18.7)
−9.3
(15.3)
−15.8
(3.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 9.8
(0.39)
14.9
(0.59)
29.0
(1.14)
30.8
(1.21)
65.1
(2.56)
62.0
(2.44)
124.8
(4.91)
124.4
(4.90)
80.5
(3.17)
45.0
(1.77)
24.7
(0.97)
9.7
(0.38)
620.7
(24.43)
Average relative humidity (%) 57 59 60 59 62 63 76 79 76 70 64 58 65
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[4]

References

  1. ^ 最新人口信息 www.hongheiku.com (in Chinese). hongheiku. Retrieved 2021-01-12.
  2. ^ 最新人口信息 www.hongheiku.com (in Chinese). hongheiku. Retrieved 2021-01-12.
  3. ^ 洛阳市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
  4. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 17 November 2022.