Chuzhou

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Chuzhou
滁州市
Prefecture-level city
Chuzhou Railway Station
Chuzhou Railway Station
Location of Chuzhou City jurisdiction in Anhui
Location of Chuzhou City jurisdiction in Anhui
Country  China
Province Anhui
County-level divisions 8
Township-level divisions 178
Municipal seat Langya District
(32°18′N 118°18′E / 32.300°N 118.300°E / 32.300; 118.300)
Government
 • Mayor Zhang Xiangan(张祥安)
Area
 • Total 13,398 km2 (5,173 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 3,937,868
 • Density 290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 239000
Area code(s) 0550
License Plate Prefix M

Chuzhou (Chinese: 滁州; pinyin: Chúzhōu) is a prefecture-level city in eastern Anhui Province, China. It borders the provincial capital of Hefei to the southwest, Huainan to the west, Bengbu to the northwest, Chaohu to the south, and the province of Jiangsu to the east. According to the 2010 Census, the city of Chuzhou has a registered population of 4,533,540 inhabitants, although 7,260,240 persons declared to be permanent residents.[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Chuzhou (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 6.6
(43.9)
8.5
(47.3)
13.1
(55.6)
20.2
(68.4)
25.6
(78.1)
28.7
(83.7)
31.5
(88.7)
31.5
(88.7)
27.1
(80.8)
22.0
(71.6)
15.6
(60.1)
9.6
(49.3)
20.0
(68)
Average low °C (°F) −1.2
(29.8)
0.6
(33.1)
4.6
(40.3)
10.7
(51.3)
16.1
(61)
20.7
(69.3)
24.3
(75.7)
23.9
(75)
19.1
(66.4)
13.1
(55.6)
6.4
(43.5)
0.8
(33.4)
11.6
(52.9)
Precipitation mm (inches) 35.6
(1.402)
46.5
(1.831)
78.1
(3.075)
71.3
(2.807)
86.3
(3.398)
176.3
(6.941)
207.5
(8.169)
128.4
(5.055)
83.0
(3.268)
61.9
(2.437)
55.4
(2.181)
24.3
(0.957)
1,054.6
(41.521)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 7.7 8.3 11.6 9.7 10.1 11.8 13.0 10.9 8.9 8.3 7.0 5.2 112.5
Source: Weather China

Administration[edit]

The prefecture-level city of Chuzhou administers 8 county-level divisions, including 2 districts, a sub-prefecture-level city (Tianchang), a county-level city and 4 counties. The population information here presented uses 2010 census data of permanent residents.

English Name Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Pinyin Area Population Density
Langya District 琅琊区 瑯琊區 Lángyá Qū 181 310,427 1,715
Nanqiao District 南谯区 南譙區 Nánqiáo Qū 1,187 251,894 212
Tianchang City 天长市 天長市 Tiāncháng Shì 1,770 602,840 341
Mingguang City 明光市 明光市 Míngguāng Shì 2,335 532,732 228
Lai'an County 来安县 來安縣 Lái'ān Xiàn 1,481 432,021 292
Quanjiao County 全椒县 全椒縣 Quánjiāo Xiàn 1,572 383,885 244
Dingyuan County 定远县 定遠縣 Dìngyuǎn Xiàn 2,998 779,174 260
Fengyang County 凤阳县 鳳陽縣 Fèngyáng Xiàn 1,950 644,895 331

These are further divided into 178 township-level divisions, including 86 towns, 78 townships and 14 subdistricts.

Tourism[edit]

Langya temple and the Deep Elegant Lake, located nearby, are popular tourist destinations.

Education[edit]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]