Suzhou, Anhui

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Suzhou
宿州市
Prefecture-level city
Location of Suzhou Prefecture within Anhui (China).png
Country People's Republic of China
Province Anhui
County-level divisions 5
Township-level divisions 118
Municipal seat Yongqiao District
(33°37′N 117°0′E / 33.617°N 117.000°E / 33.617; 117.000)
Government
 • CPC Secretary Liang Weiguo (梁卫国)
 • Mayor Tang Chengpei (唐承沛)
Area
 • Total 9,787 km2 (3,779 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,353,000[1]
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 234000
Area code(s) 557
GDP ¥21.919 billion (2003)
GDP per capita ¥3,696
License Plate Prefix L
Major Nationalities Han
Website http://www.ahsz.gov.cn/

Suzhou (Chinese: 宿州; pinyin: Sùzhōu) formerly Romanized as Suchow[2] is a prefecture-level city in northern Anhui province. It borders the prefectural cities of Huaibei and Bengbu to the southwest and south respectively, the provinces of Jiangsu to the east, Shandong to the north, and Henan to the northwest.

History[edit]

Suzhou was formerly Su County (simplified Chinese: 宿县; traditional Chinese: 宿縣; pinyin: Sù Xiàn).

Administration[edit]

Suzhou administers five county-level divisions, including one district and four counties.

These are further divided into 118 township-level divisions.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Suzhou (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 6.1
(43)
8.5
(47.3)
13.6
(56.5)
21.0
(69.8)
26.5
(79.7)
30.7
(87.3)
31.8
(89.2)
31.1
(88)
27.1
(80.8)
22.0
(71.6)
14.9
(58.8)
8.7
(47.7)
20.2
(68.3)
Average low °C (°F) −3.2
(26.2)
−1.1
(30)
3.2
(37.8)
9.6
(49.3)
15.0
(59)
20.3
(68.5)
23.7
(74.7)
23.1
(73.6)
18.0
(64.4)
11.6
(52.9)
4.6
(40.3)
−1.2
(29.8)
10.3
(50.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 19.3
(0.76)
27.2
(1.071)
45.7
(1.799)
51.7
(2.035)
64.3
(2.531)
115.4
(4.543)
218.2
(8.591)
115.7
(4.555)
81.8
(3.22)
56.4
(2.22)
29.2
(1.15)
14.0
(0.551)
838.9
(33.026)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 4.7 6.2 7.9 7.5 7.8 9.7 13.6 10.7 8.4 7.7 6.0 4.2 94.4
Source: Weather China

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