Baoqing County

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Baoqing County
宝清县
County
Baoqing is located in Heilongjiang
Baoqing
Baoqing
Location in Heilongjiang
Coordinates: 46°20′N 132°12′E / 46.333°N 132.200°E / 46.333; 132.200Coordinates: 46°20′N 132°12′E / 46.333°N 132.200°E / 46.333; 132.200
Country People's Republic of China
Province Heilongjiang
Prefecture-level city Shuangyashan
Township-level divisions 6 towns
4 townships
County seat Baoqing Town (宝清镇)
Area
 • Total 13,443 km2 (5,190 sq mi)
Elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Population
 • Total 420,000
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 155600
Area code(s) 0469
Website hlbaoqing.gov.cn

Baoqing County (simplified Chinese: 宝清县; traditional Chinese: 寶清縣; pinyin: Bǎoqīng Xiàn) is a county of southeastern Heilongjiang province, People's Republic of China. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Shuangyashan.

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are six towns, and four townships in the county:[1]

Towns (镇)[edit]

Townships (乡)[edit]

Climate[edit]

Baoqing has a humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa), with long, bitterly cold, but dry winters, and humid, very warm summers. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −17.5 °C (0.5 °F) in January to 22.3 °C (72.1 °F), while the annual mean is +4.04 °C (39.3 °F), an increase of 0.39 °C (0.70 °F) from 1957−1990.[2]

Climate data for Baoqing (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −12
(10)
−7.2
(19)
1.5
(34.7)
12.4
(54.3)
20.0
(68)
24.7
(76.5)
27.5
(81.5)
25.9
(78.6)
20.5
(68.9)
11.8
(53.2)
0.1
(32.2)
−9.2
(15.4)
9.7
(49.4)
Average low °C (°F) −22.8
(−9)
−18.8
(−1.8)
−10.3
(13.5)
0.3
(32.5)
7.4
(45.3)
13.5
(56.3)
17.4
(63.3)
16.0
(60.8)
9.0
(48.2)
0.5
(32.9)
−10
(14)
−19.1
(−2.4)
−1.4
(29.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 4.2
(0.165)
3.7
(0.146)
8.3
(0.327)
23.6
(0.929)
49.4
(1.945)
76.7
(3.02)
107.0
(4.213)
115.4
(4.543)
73.3
(2.886)
32.8
(1.291)
10.0
(0.394)
6.3
(0.248)
510.7
(20.107)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 5.8 5.1 6.2 8.6 12.0 13.1 13.2 13.1 10.7 8.4 5.8 6.6 108.6
Source: Weather China

Demographics[edit]

The population of the district was 416,075 in 1999.[3]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:宝清县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-01-27. 
  2. ^ Climate for 46°N 132°E, Metereological history of Baoqing district
  3. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS

See also[edit]

External links[edit]