Qingyuan Manchu Autonomous County

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Qingyuan County
清原县
Autonomous county
清原满族自治县
Qingyuan Manchu Autonomous County
Location in Fushun City
Location in Fushun City
Qingyuan County is located in Liaoning
Qingyuan County
Qingyuan County
Location of the seat in Liaoning
Coordinates: 42°06′N 124°55′E / 42.100°N 124.917°E / 42.100; 124.917Coordinates: 42°06′N 124°55′E / 42.100°N 124.917°E / 42.100; 124.917
Country People's Republic of China
Province Liaoning
Prefecture-level city Fushun
County seat Qingyuan
Area
 • Total 3,921 km2 (1,514 sq mi)
Elevation 238 m (781 ft)
Population
 • Total 340,000
 • Density 87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 113300
Area code(s) 0413

Qingyuan Manchu Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 清原满族自治县; traditional Chinese: 清原滿族自治縣; pinyin: Qīngyuán Mǎnzú Zìzhìxiàn), or simply Qingyuan County (清原县) is one of the three counties under the administration of Fushun City, in the east of Liaoning, People's Republic of China, and is also one of the 11 Manchu autonomous counties and one of 117 autonomous counties nationally. It has a population of about 340,000, covering an area of 3,921 square kilometres (1,514 sq mi).

Administrative divisions[1][edit]

There are 18 towns and 7 townships in the county.

Towns:

Townships:

Geography and climate[edit]

Qingyuan is located in the north of Fushun City. It spans 41°48′−42°29′ N latitude and 124°20′−125°29′ E longitude. Bordering county-level divisions are as follows:

In Liaoning:

In Jilin:

Qingyuan has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa), characterised by hot, humid summers and long, cold and windy, but dry winters. The four seasons here are distinctive. Over 60% of the annual rainfall of 774 mm (30.5 in) occurs from June to August alone. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −14.6 °C (5.7 °F) in January to 23.1 °C (73.6 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 5.87 °C (42.6 °F). In winter, due to the elevation and normally dry climate, diurnal temperature variation regularly exceeds 15 °C (27 °F).

Climate data for Qingyuan Manchu Autonomous County (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −5.9
(21.4)
−1.8
(28.8)
5.7
(42.3)
15.8
(60.4)
22.3
(72.1)
26.5
(79.7)
28.7
(83.7)
27.9
(82.2)
22.8
(73)
15.3
(59.5)
4.9
(40.8)
−3.2
(26.2)
13.25
(55.84)
Average low °C (°F) −21.4
(−6.5)
−17
(1)
−7.3
(18.9)
1.1
(34)
7.7
(45.9)
14.0
(57.2)
18.5
(65.3)
17.1
(62.8)
8.9
(48)
0.7
(33.3)
−7.8
(18)
−16.9
(1.6)
−0.2
(31.6)
Precipitation mm (inches) 7.1
(0.28)
7.5
(0.295)
19.3
(0.76)
45.8
(1.803)
64.3
(2.531)
112.3
(4.421)
197.3
(7.768)
166.1
(6.539)
71.2
(2.803)
47.7
(1.878)
23.9
(0.941)
11.2
(0.441)
773.7
(30.46)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 5.3 5.8 6.9 9.4 11.8 15.0 16.0 14.0 9.6 8.4 8.1 6.0 116.3
Source: Weather China

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