Anda, Heilongjiang

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Anda
安达市
County-level city
Anda is located in Heilongjiang
Anda
Anda
Location in Heilongjiang
Coordinates: 46°27′N 125°30′E / 46.450°N 125.500°E / 46.450; 125.500Coordinates: 46°27′N 125°30′E / 46.450°N 125.500°E / 46.450; 125.500
Country People's Republic of China
Province Heilongjiang
Prefecture-level city Suihua
Township-level divisions 4 subdistricts
10 towns
4 township
Elevation 149 m (489 ft)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 151400
Area code(s) 0455
Website hlanda.gov.cn

Anda (simplified Chinese: 安达; traditional Chinese: 安達; pinyin: Āndá) is a county-level city in western Heilongjiang province, People's Republic of China, located on the Harbin-Manzhouli Railway (formerly known as the Chinese Eastern Railway) about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Daqing and 110 km (68 mi) northwest of Harbin, and is under the administration of Suihua City. Home to China's forage and dairy industries, more than 1814 km² out of Anda's 3586 km² total area is made up of grasslands.

History[edit]

Archaeological sites in the area suggest human activities such as hunting and fishing in Anda can be traced back to 6000 years ago during the Neolithic Era.

Climate[edit]

Anda has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa). The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −19.2 °C (−2.6 °F) in January to 23.1 °C (73.6 °F) in July, and the annual mean is +3.76 °C (38.8 °F). A majority of the annual precipitation falls in July and August alone. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 53% in July to 70% in February, the city receives 2,746 hours of bright sunshine annually.

Climate data for Anda, Heilongjiang (1971–2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −12.5
(9.5)
−6.9
(19.6)
2.5
(36.5)
13.3
(55.9)
21.3
(70.3)
26.2
(79.2)
28.2
(82.8)
26.5
(79.7)
20.6
(69.1)
11.4
(52.5)
−0.8
(30.6)
−10.1
(13.8)
10.0
(50.0)
Average low °C (°F) −24.6
(−12.3)
−20.3
(−4.5)
−10.8
(12.6)
−0.6
(30.9)
7.5
(45.5)
14.4
(57.9)
18.2
(64.8)
16.0
(60.8)
8.6
(47.5)
−0.4
(31.3)
−11.4
(11.5)
−20.9
(−5.6)
−2
(28.4)
Precipitation mm (inches) 0.9
(0.035)
1.7
(0.067)
4.8
(0.189)
13.7
(0.539)
29.7
(1.169)
78.6
(3.094)
134.8
(5.307)
93.4
(3.677)
46.5
(1.831)
16.5
(0.65)
5.1
(0.201)
2.4
(0.094)
428.1
(16.853)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.4 2.9 3.2 4.9 8.5 12.4 14.4 12.1 8.5 5.6 3.7 3.8 82.4
 % humidity 69 63 50 46 47 63 74 75 68 60 63 69 62.3
Mean monthly sunshine hours 182.7 202.8 254.3 251.1 279.8 269.5 254.1 256.3 242.1 220.0 176.6 156.2 2,745.5
Percent possible sunshine 66 70 69 62 61 57 53 59 64 65 62 58 62.2
Source: China Meteorological Administration

Administrative divisions[edit]

Anda administers four subdistricts, ten towns, and four townships.[1]

Subdistricts:

Towns:

Townships:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:安达市" (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-01-27. 

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