Yiliang County
彝良县
Location of Yiliang County (pink) and Zhaotong City (yellow) within Yunnan
Location of Yiliang County (pink) and Zhaotong City (yellow) within Yunnan
Coordinates: 27°37′37″N 104°02′32″E / 27.62694°N 104.04222°E / 27.62694; 104.04222Coordinates: 27°37′37″N 104°02′32″E / 27.62694°N 104.04222°E / 27.62694; 104.04222
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Prefecture-level cityZhaotong
Area
 • County2,795.76 km2 (1,079.45 sq mi)
Highest elevation
2,780 m (9,120 ft)
Lowest elevation
520 m (1,710 ft)
Population
 (2020 census)
 • County631,538
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
 • Urban
144,248
 • Rural
487,290
 • Ethnic minorities
90,093
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
657600
Area code(s)0870
Vehicle registration云C
Websitewww.cnyl.gov.cn

Yiliang County (Chinese: 彝良县; pinyin: Yíliáng Xiàn) is a county in the southeast of Yunnan Province, China, bordering the provinces of Sichuan to the northeast and Guizhou to the south. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Zhaotong. In 2020 the population was 631,538 including 14.27% ethnic minorities, most of them Miao (59,920) and Yi (28,406).[1]

It is the home county of general Luo Binghui (罗炳辉) and also known for the plant gastrodia elata.

Tourism

Yiliang's main attractions are:[2]

Administrative divisions

The county seat is Juekui, it will be split into Juekui subdistrict and Fajie subdistrict (发界街道), pending approval from higher government organs.[1][3]

Towns

Townships

Climate

Climate data for Yiliang (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 27.5
(81.5)
33.6
(92.5)
40.4
(104.7)
40.7
(105.3)
40.9
(105.6)
41.1
(106.0)
40.6
(105.1)
41.4
(106.5)
41.8
(107.2)
36.3
(97.3)
33.3
(91.9)
25.8
(78.4)
41.8
(107.2)
Average high °C (°F) 11.4
(52.5)
13.9
(57.0)
19.0
(66.2)
24.4
(75.9)
27.6
(81.7)
28.9
(84.0)
31.4
(88.5)
31.1
(88.0)
27.4
(81.3)
21.6
(70.9)
18.1
(64.6)
12.9
(55.2)
22.3
(72.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 7.5
(45.5)
9.4
(48.9)
13.3
(55.9)
18.1
(64.6)
21.7
(71.1)
23.5
(74.3)
25.2
(77.4)
24.7
(76.5)
21.7
(71.1)
17.4
(63.3)
13.7
(56.7)
9.0
(48.2)
17.1
(62.8)
Average low °C (°F) 5.0
(41.0)
6.6
(43.9)
9.6
(49.3)
13.9
(57.0)
17.4
(63.3)
19.7
(67.5)
21.2
(70.2)
20.7
(69.3)
18.1
(64.6)
14.7
(58.5)
10.9
(51.6)
6.5
(43.7)
13.7
(56.7)
Record low °C (°F) −3.1
(26.4)
−1.5
(29.3)
−0.2
(31.6)
4.2
(39.6)
8.5
(47.3)
12.1
(53.8)
14.0
(57.2)
13.7
(56.7)
9.9
(49.8)
4.9
(40.8)
−0.2
(31.6)
−2.5
(27.5)
−3.1
(26.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4.1
(0.16)
5.1
(0.20)
13.2
(0.52)
29.2
(1.15)
63.3
(2.49)
124.7
(4.91)
172.1
(6.78)
166.6
(6.56)
100.5
(3.96)
43.4
(1.71)
12.1
(0.48)
2.9
(0.11)
737.2
(29.03)
Average relative humidity (%) 67 66 64 63 66 73 77 78 77 77 71 68 71
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ a b "彝良县人民政府门户网站-彝良概况". www.cnyl.gov.cn. 2021-09-15. Retrieved 2021-10-25.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "彝良县人民政府门户网站-彝良概况".((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "2020年统计用区划代码". www.stats.gov.cn. Retrieved 2021-10-25.