Huize County

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Huize County
会泽县
County
Location of Huize County (pink) within Qujing City (yellow) and Yunnan
Location of Huize County (pink) within Qujing City (yellow) and Yunnan
Huize County is located in Yunnan
Huize County
Huize County
Location of the seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 26°24′57″N 103°17′37″E / 26.41589°N 103.29350°E / 26.41589; 103.29350Coordinates: 26°24′57″N 103°17′37″E / 26.41589°N 103.29350°E / 26.41589; 103.29350
Country People's Republic of China
Province Yunnan
Prefecture-level city Qujing
Area
 • Total 5,093 km2 (1,966 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 872,361
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 654200
Area code(s) 0874
Website hz.yn.gov.cn

Huize County (simplified Chinese: 会泽县; traditional Chinese: 會澤縣; pinyin: Huìzé Xiàn) is a county-level city, under the jurisdiction of Qujing City, Yunnan province, People's Republic of China.

Demography[edit]

The city has grown considerably over the past 20 years. It has 871,200 inhabitants.

Geography[edit]

It is 120 km (75 mi) from the center of Qujing.

Huize is located between mountains with rice fields at one side and a large earth dam to the south. Some of the mountain areas are blasted for construction materials.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Huize(1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 12.0
(53.6)
14.4
(57.9)
19.0
(66.2)
21.7
(71.1)
23.0
(73.4)
23.3
(73.9)
23.6
(74.5)
23.4
(74.1)
21.0
(69.8)
18.0
(64.4)
14.8
(58.6)
12.0
(53.6)
18.9
(65.9)
Average low °C (°F) −0.1
(31.8)
1.8
(35.2)
5.2
(41.4)
8.4
(47.1)
11.8
(53.2)
14.6
(58.3)
15.3
(59.5)
14.4
(57.9)
12.3
(54.1)
8.8
(47.8)
4.1
(39.4)
0.8
(33.4)
8.1
(46.6)
Precipitation mm (inches) 11.8
(0.465)
11.2
(0.441)
20.7
(0.815)
32.5
(1.28)
77.6
(3.055)
143.3
(5.642)
161.8
(6.37)
144.4
(5.685)
95.9
(3.776)
53.8
(2.118)
25.8
(1.016)
5.6
(0.22)
784.4
(30.883)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 4.4 5.6 6.7 9.1 13.6 17.2 18.6 18.3 15.4 12.6 7.3 4.5 133.3
Source: Weather China

Transport[edit]

Economy[edit]

There are several food markets, temples, shops and bars in the county center.

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