Ganyu District

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Ganyu
赣榆区
District
Administrative boundaries in eastern China; provincial boundaries in blue
Administrative boundaries in eastern China; provincial boundaries in blue
Ganyu is located in Jiangsu
Ganyu
Ganyu
Location in Jiangsu
Coordinates: 34°54′00″N 119°02′10″E / 34.900°N 119.036°E / 34.900; 119.036Coordinates: 34°54′00″N 119°02′10″E / 34.900°N 119.036°E / 34.900; 119.036[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangsu
Prefecture-level city Lianyungang
Township-level divisions 18 towns
Seat Qingkou (青口镇)
Area
 • Total 1,363 km2 (526 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 949,400
 • Density 700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 222100
Area code(s) 0518

Ganyu District (simplified Chinese: 赣榆区; traditional Chinese: 贛榆區; pinyin: Gànyú Qū) is under the administration of Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China. It contains the province's northernmost point and is located along the Yellow Sea coast where the coastline takes a sharp turn toward the southeast, and borders the Shandong prefecture-level cities of Linyi and Rizhao to the north.

Geography and climate[edit]

Climate data for Ganyu County (1971–2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 4.5
(40.1)
6.5
(43.7)
11.5
(52.7)
18.5
(65.3)
23.9
(75)
27.5
(81.5)
29.9
(85.8)
29.5
(85.1)
26.0
(78.8)
20.9
(69.6)
13.6
(56.5)
7.1
(44.8)
18.3
(64.9)
Average low °C (°F) −3.9
(25)
−2.1
(28.2)
2.3
(36.1)
8.4
(47.1)
13.8
(56.8)
19.3
(66.7)
23.3
(73.9)
22.8
(73)
17.6
(63.7)
11.2
(52.2)
4.2
(39.6)
−1.9
(28.6)
9.6
(49.2)
Precipitation mm (inches) 18.0
(0.709)
20.9
(0.823)
32.4
(1.276)
47.2
(1.858)
68.4
(2.693)
103.9
(4.091)
237.3
(9.343)
204.9
(8.067)
79.1
(3.114)
48.2
(1.898)
32.3
(1.272)
13.3
(0.524)
905.9
(35.668)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 4.0 5.2 6.4 6.6 8.3 8.6 14.0 11.0 7.6 6.6 5.4 3.6 87.3
 % humidity 67 67 68 68 72 77 85 84 77 72 69 67 72.8
Mean monthly sunshine hours 175.5 172.9 204.9 227.5 254.8 226.9 208.1 234.0 219.0 211.8 181.2 178.8 2,495.4
Percent possible sunshine 56 56 56 58 59 53 47 56 59 60 58 59 56.4
Source: China Meteorological Administration

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are 18 towns in the district:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Inc. "Ganyu". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Ganyu,+Lianyungang,+Jiangsu/@34.8999948,119.0361655,10z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x35b8b5f3b3bce537:0x7661042882f31061. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:赣榆县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-02-21.