Qian Gorlos Mongol Autonomous County

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Qian Gorlos County
ᠡᠮᠦᠨᠡᠳᠦ ᠭᠣᠷᠯᠣᠰ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ
前郭尔罗斯县
Autonomous county
ᠡᠮᠦᠨᠡᠳᠦ ᠭᠣᠷᠯᠣᠰ ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠣᠯ ᠥᠪᠡᠷᠲᠡᠭᠡᠨ ᠵᠠᠰᠠᠬᠤ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ
前郭尔罗斯蒙古族自治县
Qian Gorlos Mongol
Autonomous County
Qian Gorlos is located in Jilin
Qian Gorlos
Qian Gorlos
Location in Jilin
Coordinates: 45°07′N 124°51′E / 45.117°N 124.850°E / 45.117; 124.850Coordinates: 45°07′N 124°51′E / 45.117°N 124.850°E / 45.117; 124.850
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jilin
Prefecture-level city Songyuan
Township-level divisions 8 towns
14 townships
County seat Qian Gorlos Town (前郭尔罗斯镇)
Area
 • Total 5,117 km2 (1,976 sq mi)
Elevation 133 m (436 ft)
Population
 • Total 570,000
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 131100
Area code(s) 0438

Qian Gorlos Mongol Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 前郭尔罗斯蒙古族自治县; traditional Chinese: 前郭爾羅斯蒙古族自治縣; pinyin: Qiánguō'ěr Luósī Měnggǔzú Zìzhìxiàn), or simply Qian Gorlos County, Front Gorlos County or Qianguo County, is a county of northwestern Jilin province, China. It is under the administration of Songyuan City. Gorlos Mongols live here.

Geography and climate[edit]

Qian Gorlos has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa), with long, bitterly cold and very dry winters and hot, humid summers. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −16.2 °C (2.8 °F) in January to 23.8 °C (74.8 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 5.41 °C (41.7 °F). Over two-thirds of the annual precipitation occurs from June to August, with barely any in the winter months. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 52% in July to 68% in February and March, the area receives 2,732 hours of bright sunshine annually.

Climate data for Qian Gorlos County (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −10.1
(13.8)
−5
(23)
3.7
(38.7)
14.2
(57.6)
21.7
(71.1)
26.5
(79.7)
28.5
(83.3)
27.0
(80.6)
21.4
(70.5)
12.6
(54.7)
1.2
(34.2)
−7.6
(18.3)
11.18
(52.13)
Average low °C (°F) −21.1
(−6)
−17
(1)
−8.1
(17.4)
1.5
(34.7)
9.1
(48.4)
15.8
(60.4)
19.4
(66.9)
17.5
(63.5)
10.1
(50.2)
1.4
(34.5)
−8.7
(16.3)
−17.4
(0.7)
0.21
(32.38)
Precipitation mm (inches) 1.4
(0.055)
2.5
(0.098)
6.7
(0.264)
15.7
(0.618)
35.4
(1.394)
80.8
(3.181)
126.5
(4.98)
83.6
(3.291)
40.5
(1.594)
20.9
(0.823)
5.5
(0.217)
2.9
(0.114)
422.4
(16.629)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.2 mm) 2.3 3.3 3.9 5.0 8.3 11.9 13.2 10.8 8.0 5.9 3.9 3.7 80.2
 % humidity 65 60 50 48 51 64 75 75 68 61 62 67 62.2
Mean monthly sunshine hours 185.9 199.3 250.6 249.9 268.2 257.8 247.0 256.0 247.9 221.7 184.5 163.4 2,732.2
Percent possible sunshine 66 68 68 62 59 55 52 59 66 65 64 60 62
Source: China Meteorological Administration

Administrative divisions[edit]

The county administers 8 towns and 14 townships.[1]

Towns:

Townships:

Transport[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:桥东区" (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-01-16. 

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