Zijin
紫金县
Zijin in Heyuan
Zijin in Heyuan
Heyuan in Guangdong
Heyuan in Guangdong
Coordinates: 23°38′07″N 115°11′03″E / 23.6353°N 115.1841°E / 23.6353; 115.1841Coordinates: 23°38′07″N 115°11′03″E / 23.6353°N 115.1841°E / 23.6353; 115.1841
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityHeyuan
Area
 • Total3,627 km2 (1,400 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Zijin County (postal: Tzekam; Chinese: 紫金縣; pinyin: Zǐjīn Xiàn; Hakka Pha̍k-fa-sṳ: Tsṳ́-kîm-yen) is a county in the east of Guangdong Province, China. It is the southernmost county-level division of the prefecture-level city of Heyuan. The county was known as Yongan County (postal: Wingon) before January 1914.

Language

As citizens in Zijin are mostly Hakka people, Hakka Chinese is the most common language there.

Economy

In 2007, GRP of Zijin is 46.7 hundred million dollars, and its gross output value of industry and agriculture is 55.21 hundred million dollars.

Climate

Climate data for Zijin (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 28.3
(82.9)
30.4
(86.7)
33.0
(91.4)
34.2
(93.6)
35.5
(95.9)
37.8
(100.0)
37.4
(99.3)
37.1
(98.8)
36.9
(98.4)
34.8
(94.6)
34.1
(93.4)
30.2
(86.4)
37.8
(100.0)
Average high °C (°F) 19.0
(66.2)
19.1
(66.4)
22.4
(72.3)
26.1
(79.0)
29.5
(85.1)
31.5
(88.7)
33.0
(91.4)
32.8
(91.0)
31.1
(88.0)
28.8
(83.8)
24.9
(76.8)
20.6
(69.1)
26.6
(79.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.5
(54.5)
13.6
(56.5)
17.2
(63.0)
21.4
(70.5)
24.6
(76.3)
26.7
(80.1)
27.6
(81.7)
27.4
(81.3)
25.8
(78.4)
22.6
(72.7)
18.0
(64.4)
13.6
(56.5)
20.9
(69.7)
Average low °C (°F) 8.3
(46.9)
9.9
(49.8)
13.7
(56.7)
18.2
(64.8)
21.3
(70.3)
23.4
(74.1)
24.0
(75.2)
24.2
(75.6)
22.3
(72.1)
18.4
(65.1)
13.4
(56.1)
9.0
(48.2)
17.2
(62.9)
Record low °C (°F) −2.4
(27.7)
−1.5
(29.3)
−0.8
(30.6)
7.6
(45.7)
14.1
(57.4)
15.6
(60.1)
20.0
(68.0)
21.1
(70.0)
13.4
(56.1)
7.4
(45.3)
1.5
(34.7)
−2.7
(27.1)
−2.7
(27.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 39.1
(1.54)
84.2
(3.31)
140.4
(5.53)
212.6
(8.37)
237.9
(9.37)
313.3
(12.33)
217.3
(8.56)
228.1
(8.98)
160.3
(6.31)
42.9
(1.69)
31.7
(1.25)
32.9
(1.30)
1,740.7
(68.54)
Average relative humidity (%) 77 79 81 82 82 84 82 82 81 76 75 75 80
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[1]

References

  1. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 7 November 2022.